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EPA release of farmers’ information still embroiled in court battle

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

U.S. District Court dismissed farmer objections Jan. 27, but pork producers and AFBF file appeal.

Ohio budget: Shale gas industry may feel hit if governor’s severance tax enacted

Friday, February 13, 2015

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is proposing cuts in the state income tax in his next budget, but that could mean an increase in the severance tax, sales tax and cigarette taxes.

Ohio tax advisory group to discuss CAUV changes March 5

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Ohio Tax Commissioner Joe Testa’s agricultural advisory committee will meet March 5, with CAUV as the primary agenda item.

Tri-State Beef processing plant coming to Gallia County

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Impacts of the proposed Tri-State Beef processing facility planned in southern Ohio will be felt beyond the state lines.

Beef producers dig deeper into DNA

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Breeders say DNA testing can now extract information from a bull only a few weeks old that in the past would have taken 10 calves sire to determine.

Meigs County men plead guilty to crop insurance fraud

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Meigs County men await sentencing for conspiracy to defraud the United States.

Pa. dairy industry teams with food bank to get milk to those who need it most

Thursday, January 22, 2015

An innovative food bank milk distribution program, spearheaded by the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, got an assist during this year’s Pennsylvania Farm Show.

Opting out: Farm bill exempts more organic farmers from checkoffs

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

A proposed rule change announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Dec. 15 would expand an exemption from national research and promotion check off orders to include 95 percent organic farmers, handlers, marketers and importers — otherwise known as “primary organic” operations.

Recent grain market mystery solved

Monday, January 12, 2015

When you have the futures market $2 above the cash market, your intuition is that the market is just broken. How ag economists solved the mystery.

It doesn’t pay to be average in the dairy business

Monday, December 29, 2014

It doesn’t pay to be average in the dairy business. Do you know where you rank? Join the Ohio Farm Business and Benchmarking program.

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