Beginning farmer tax credit one step closer to law

HB 95 creates a tax credit to assist the next generation of farmers while helping the current generation transition their operations.

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2023 Ag Innovation Challenge to award startup funds

Entrepreneurs will compete for $165,000 in startup funds. Apply by May 13, 2022.

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2022 Ohio Agriculture and Rural Communities Action Plan

While dealing with the lingering effects of the pandemic and multiple economic uncertainties, Ohio Farm Bureau calls on policymakers to implement this action plan to help bolster Ohio agriculture and our rural communities.

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Local County Farm Bureau gives back

Our county Farm Bureau staff and members know that it’s crucial to not only provide for those in the community that need it the most, but to provide for the ones that provide for us on a daily basis.

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Ohio State study finds more than one definition of rural Ohio

Research found that there is a lot of movement from rural areas to other rural areas of the state.

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Meat processors work toward expanding capacity

Ohio meat processors like Jamie Graham, owner of R & C Packing, have been hard pressed to keep up with demand for their services. Consumer interest in locally raised meat has been steadily increasing in recent years, and the COVID-19 pandemic boosted demand further.

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Imperfect infrastructure bill provides important investments for agriculture

The House of Representatives recently passed the long-awaited Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The legislation contains investments in traditional infrastructure that will  benefit farmers and rural communities.

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Company links more than fiber optics in rural Ohio

It takes time to both build community support and then to build out the fiber network itself, but Ohio Gig doesn’t go into a community looking for a monetary investment, but a credibility one.

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Our Ohio Weekly: Rural broadband expansion

Earlier this year, Gov. Mike DeWine signed House Bill 2 into law, creating the Ohio Broadband Expansion Program. Then, as…

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Parts supply shortage has farmers concerned as harvest begins

Farmers are encouraged to think about some of the items they will most likely need over the harvest season and get those orders in as soon as possible.

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