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What’s your No. 1?

By Matt Reese First, let me say that this blog is 100% guaranteed to NOT help commodity prices or the overall farm economy. It also should be noted that I am NOT a: preacher, doctor, researcher, PhD, or anything other than your friendly farm writer. With these important disclaimers out …

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Campbells win Ohio Farm Bureau award

Adam and Jess Campbell of Waynesville are winners of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s 2018 Excellence in Agriculture Award. The award recognizes successful young agricultural professionals who are actively contributing to and growing through their involvement with Farm Bureau and agriculture. The Campbells run Carroll Creek Farms LLC, a livestock farm …

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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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