SALEM, Ohio — The federal budget sequester that became effective March 1 still stands, but it looks like the meat industry is safe, according to congressional action taken March 20 by the Senate, and March 21 by the House. Both chambers voted in favor of a bipartisan amendment to a 2013 appropriations bill, directing $55 […]
DALTON, Ohio — Dairy farmers can only do so much to ensure the value of their milk. Once it leaves the farm, it’s in the hands of marketers, wholesalers and retailers.But, thanks to the work of the dairy checkoff, farmers have a major voice in the image and consumption of their product — a voice […]
More coverage of the farm bureau trip to D.C. WASHINGTON, D. C. — It’s still anyone’s guess when the next farm bill will be passed, with House Speaker John Boehner saying very little on the matter during a forum he helped host March 5, for members of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. “We had a really […]
Chris Kick lives in Wooster, Ohio. An American FFA Degree recipient, he holds a bachelor’s in creative writing from Ashland University. He spends his free time on his grandparents’ farms in Wayne and Holmes counties.