Policy development process continues in Columbus

Since Farm Bureau’s inception, the organization’s policy positions have grown from seeds of ideas that are planted between neighbors talking…

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New pipeline moving forward

At the end of August, FERC approved the permit to begin building the high-pressure NEXUS pipeline that will carry natural gas across northern Ohio, into Michigan and on to Canada.

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POET ethanol plant expansion to increase demand for grain

Farmers in central Ohio are welcoming the expansion of POET Biorefining, saying it will increase demand for local grains, create…

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Fertilizer certification deadline has passed

The deadline has passed for those farmers who are required to complete fertilizer certification by Sept. 30. With the passage…

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Resources for avoiding, managing farm debt

Tilling good earth or tending to animals may seem like an ideal way of life to many young farmers. But…

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One year in, Health Benefits Plan is meeting member needs

Little did Mercer County’s Gerald Vian know how valuable his Farm Bureau membership would be when he became a new,…

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Nationwide News: Buy/sell agreements for farmers

Planning for the future of your farm can be complicated enough without the bumps in the road life tends to…

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IRS starts pilot program for auditing farmers’ Form 1040, Schedule F expenses

The Internal Revenue Service has started a pilot program for auditing expenses farmers claim on Form 1040, Schedule F, which…

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What to know about county charters

When counties in Ohio look for ways to become efficient, some consider county charter governments. Under the Ohio Constitution, counties…

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