Friday, May 26, 2017
U.S. Capitol dome.

End-of-year legislation includes about $700 billion in tax breaks, including some permanent tax breaks for farmers.
5 stories farmers read this week: Dec. 19 collage

This week’s top stories include the lifting of Ohio’s poultry show ban, Farm and Dairy staff award winners, the National Pork Board CEO’s resignation and more.
pink and white amaryllis

Your guide to indoor care for amaryllises.
Jack Donohue and the 8NCREDIBLE

FLETCHER, N.C. — A 1952 Ford 8N tractor dubbed the “8NCREDIBLE,” has taken the title of world’s fastest farm tractor, reaching a speed of...
native bee box and bees

Attracting native bees to your yard and garden helps your landscape thrive and supports surrounding ecosystems.

This week, reporter Kristy Seachrist fills us in on the DuPont/Dow merger. Plus, we find out about the Buckeye Shepherd's Symposium and one Columbiana County, Ohio, farmer who was awarded the Charles Boyles Ohio Master Shepherd award and the Monarch Right of Way project at Ohio State University's Mansfield campus.
grand turkey

Ohio sounds 'all clear' on bird flu; lifts poultry exhibit ban after officials deem U.S. bird population to be healthy.

In an effort to combat a steady decrease in pollinator populations, Ohio State University’s Mansfield campus is implementing a Monarch Right of Way, pollinator demonstration plot.
Award headshots

Farm and Dairy staff won several state and national awards in 2015.
Christ Hodges pork board

The National Pork Board’s chief executive officer, Chris Hodges, who just joined the board in February, will leave his position effective Dec. 31.
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