Tax proposals could set Ohio agriculture back for generations

Ohio Farm Bureau President Bill Patterson wrote a letter to Ohio’s congressional delegation, reiterating Farm Bureau’s significant concern for certain tax proposals being considered that would hurt family farms.

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AgriPOWER Class XII: Learning from each other

Although we had very informative briefings from American Farm Bureau, USDA and the Senate Ag Committee employees and members, some of the most meaningful and memorable information about the topics came from the other Ohioans on the trip with me.

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Field Day with Jordan Hoewischer: Nori

Aldyen Donnelly, co-founder of Nori Inc., is the featured guest on this episode. Donnelly and Hoewischer discuss all things carbon and what programming Nori offers for farmers interested in carbon sequestration.

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Ohio Farm Bureau asks for WOTUS clarity, certainty in letter to EPA

In the recommendations, Ohio Farm Bureau expressed disappointment in EPA’s decision to replace the Navigable Waters Protection Rule and explains why the rule should be left in place.

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Eminent domain concerns continue for landowners

When Ohio landowners are faced with losing property rights through eminent domain, the law doesn’t make it easy for them to defend their own interests.

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Community Council Fall 2021 Discussion Guide

Ohio Farm Bureau values input from community councils, which contribute to the grassroots policy making process for the organization.

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AgriPOWER Class XII: A different perspective on agriculture

My experience as part of an Ohio Farm Bureau group that spent three days in Washington, D.C. learning about policy and meeting members of Congress.

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Coverage from the 2021 Washington, D.C. leadership trip

Ohio Farm Bureau’s farmer leaders including young agricultural professionals, AgriPOWER Class XII members and county presidents, plus members of the media and select Farm Bureau staff are in Washington, D.C. Sept. 28-30, 2021.

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USDA reports on price, profit disparities in meat processing

Consumers are paying higher prices at the grocery for beef, pork and poultry, and the four largest meat packing companies are making record profits, yet the farmers in the middle are losing money.

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First year of H2Ohio initiative is a success

Over the past year, agriculture has realized numerous successes in Gov. Mike DeWine’s water quality initiative, with over a million acres of farmland impacted.

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