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China, the trade war and a farmer named Fred

By Leisa Boley Hellwarth, a dairy farmer and an attorney near Celina As American agriculture is well aware, on July 6 President Trump imposed tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods He insisted the action was warranted to protect national security and the intellectual property of U.S. businesses and …

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Ag law news and highlights

By Peggy Hall, Asst. Professor, Agricultural & Resource Law, Ohio State University Here’s our gathering of recent agricultural law news you may want to know. Case highlights value of Ohio’s Grain Indemnity Fund  The recent prosecution and guilty plea of a grain handler who withheld $3.22 million in proceeds from …

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Ohio agriculture accused of “poisoning our lake”

There was quite a stir this week in Toledo with news regarding the Lucas County commissioners’ sponsorship of a website identifying “hotspots” in the Western Lake Erie Basin watershed for nutrient loading. The Western Lake Erie Basin Nutrient Sources Inventory is described as a “mapping tool that identifies causes of …

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We’re converting Agri Country to digital

I take great pride in being a farm broadcaster, an opportunity in no small part thanks to the rich history of agricultural communication in Ohio. A huge figure in this industry was the remarkable Ed Johnson, the founder to our company today. It’s hard to go around and not hear …

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