Thursday, February 11, 2016
U.S. Capitol

Proposed U.S. House bill calls for the FDA to set standards for GMO food labeling

The Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group has signed a memorandum of understanding detailing enhancements to the national beef checkoff. Not all stakeholders, however, are in line with the proposed changes.

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — The Ohio Forestry Association has yet to take an official stance against the proposed Hardwood Lumber and Hardwood Plywood Promotion, Research...
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The FAA will accept public comment on proposed drone use rules until April 24,but don't look for the final rules until at least next year.

For the first time in a quarter century, the Carroll County Daffodil Dairy Sale has been canceled.

Brenda Hastings pulls no punches on the subject of being a dairy farmer. And the co-owner of Hastings Dairy in Geauga County, Ohio, has become one of her industry’s most active advocates.

Over the two years in Ohio, there has been a 200 percent increase in oil production and a 350 percent increase in gas production.

When the Joseph T. Simpson Library in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, decided to launch a seed library on Earth Day 2014, the group’s promotion efforts ran headlong into the state’s seed law.
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has deregulated two apple varieties genetically engineered to resist browning.
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U.S. District Court dismissed farmer objections Jan. 27, but pork producers and AFBF file appeal.
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