Once a month, Ohio Farm Bureau will highlight a water quality project from around the state on #WaterWednesday. Check in throughout the day or follow us on Instagram, @OhioFarmBureau. This month’s Water Wednesday is highlighting OFBF’s Water Quality Grant Program which has awarded…
Once a month, Ohio Farm Bureau will highlight a water quality project from around the state on #WaterWednesday. Check in throughout the day or follow us on Instagram,@OhioFarmBureau. Ohio Farm Bureau has dedicated $350,000 in the last two years to provide grant…
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency needs to withdraw the controversial “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule and start over again. This message is being repeated across the country by Farm Bureau, judges, lawmakers and landowners.
On Aug. 28, the “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) rule went into effect, expanding federal Clean Water Act jurisdiction over many landscape features found on private lands.
American Farm Bureau said the 297-page final rule, which goes into effect 60 days after it is published in the Federal Register, broadened the scope of protected waters to include small streams and wetlands.
Editors: The following statement may be attributed to the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.
Recent storms and flooding in most parts of Ohio have taken a toll not just on field crops but also on backyard gardens and landscapes.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Collaboration and continual improvement are the keys to balancing clean water and food production, according to panelists who participated in Food Dialogues®:Toledo. The biggest challenge is inadequate funding to improve knowledge, management and infrastructure.
The Toledo water crisis of last summer and the challenges of balancing food production and water quality will be the topics of Food Dialogues® Toledo, a live, interactive online event May 28 from 10 a.m. to noon. Panelists will include representatives from city government, agriculture, business, environment and science. The event will take place at Forrester’s on the River near downtown Toledo.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Addressing the challenges that threaten Ohio’s clean water resources is an important priority for the agriculture community. The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has released a report detailing its efforts to ensure safe and healthy water for the state.