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Hunting seasons (finally) set

By Dan Armitage, host of Buckeye Sportsman This autumn’s hunting and trapping seasons were among the regulations approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council at its twice-delayed meeting in May. Deer hunting changes include modifications to antlerless harvest on public land following the weeklong deer gun season, after which only antlered …

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CIFT kitchen incubator achieves food safety excellence

The Northwest Ohio Cooperative Kitchen (NOCK), managed by CIFT, achieved a superior score on a Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) third party food safety audit. EAGLE Certification Group conducted the extensive audit that assessed the facility condition and food safety processes and provided independent, third party verification that the GMP program …

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Ohio Corn & Wheat Announces Support for ARC-II Bill

Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association (OCWGA) announced their support of the efforts by Senators John Thune (R-S.D.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) to improve the lives of America’s farmers. The Senators have proposed a series of changes to commodity programs aimed at making the Agriculture Risk Coverage program better for …

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Trade war hurting U.S. pork

According to Iowa State University Economist Dermot Hayes, U.S. pork producers have lost $2.2 billion on an annualized basis due to events leading up to and following China’s 25% punitive tariffs in retaliation for U.S. tariffs on aluminum and steel. “U.S. pork has invested significantly to ramp production to capitalize on growth opportunities around the world, including …

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House members call to end Thailand pork ban

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to Virachai Plasai, ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the United States, calling for the removal of restrictions on imports of U.S. farm products, including pork. The bipartisan letter — signed by 44 members and sponsored by Reps. David …

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Spotted lanternflies a growing concern

An invasive pest that was initially contained within Pennsylvania has spread to Delaware and Virginia, and insect experts worry the next stop will be Ohio. Spotted lanternflies suck sap from fruit crops and trees, which can weaken them and contribute to their death. Native to China, the insect was first …

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