Ohio Farm Bureau is urging Ohioans to vote Yes on State Issue 1, Yes on State Issue 2 and No on State Issue 3. All three issues deal with amending the state constitution, and Farm Bureau’s positions reflect policy established by its voting delegates.Contact your county Farm Bureau to get a sign.
ust as in the spring, fall brings harvest and the need to move equipment over the roadways. Farmers should be cautious to ensure they remain in compliance with road laws and avoid citations that could slow down their busy season. Listen to past episode of ‘Legal with Leah’ where she discusses farm equipment on roadways
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has made revisions to the Worker Protection Standard. The changes affect how the nation’s 2 million agricultural workers and families are protected when working with pesticides.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources recently recognized five families representing each region of the state as winners of the 2015 Conservation Farm Family Awards. The families each received $400 from Ohio Farm Bureau.
Under a new proposal, disease surveillance areas could be established when chronic wasting disease has been detected in wild or captive deer.
The Healthy Water Coalition is a unique group of diverse interests that pulled together to take a strategic look at how to preserve our water. Guests: Steve Hirsch, Ohio Farm Bureau; Josh Knights, Ohio Nature Conservancy; Ann Aquillo, Scott’s Miracle Gro; Jack Williams, City of Ottawa.
Fiscally responsible government. That’s one of the major themes you’ll hear from on this week’s ‘Town Hall Ohio’. Congressman Pat Tiberi and Ohio Farm Bureau Executive Vice President, Jack Fisher talk about funding and spending issues, and a few other important topics.
There’s a difference between being ticketed and being sued if you’re involved with an equipment accident on the road. Learn more, plus road rules and what to do if you’re in an accident from Farm Bureau’s Leah Curtis.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich recently signed into law a $71 billion operating budget for the state for fiscal years 2016 and 2017. Ohio Farm Bureau staff members were engaged with legislators during the entire budget bill process on matters of importance to the agricultural community and OFBF members.
Do you farm in the Western Lake Erie Basin? If you do, a new law went into effect earlier this month that changes how you apply nutrients.