CAUV recoupment stings
Ohio farmer says the Ohio Farm Bureau's support of legislation to extend CAUV recoupment to five years in the name of farmland preservation in not in the interest of the farmer.
Reader: Eminent domain is legal, but not ethical
A reader shares the story of land seized from a farmer near the village of Lagrange, concluding eminent domain may be legal, but perhaps not ethical.
Reader: Keep fighting and don’t give up
Patsy M. Stuckey, 94, of Alliance, Ohio, responds to Hugh Earnhart's Feb. 20, 2020, column, Orphan trains carried at-risk youth west.
Reader: NEXUS needs to pay fees
All along, the NEXUS pipeline route county auditors have been alerted to the fact that NEXUS has not paid its easement conveyance fees.
Reader: Utica shale brought opportunity
A reader shares the story of Austin Lakes RV Park and Cabins, which benefitted from the natural gas and oil industry in Ohio.
LETTER: Horse slaughter is inhumane and unnecessary
We can not keep slaughtering an excess of 100,000 horses every year and say this is a necessary evil to dispose of horses. We need to control the breeding of the horses to regain ground in price and value for the horse.
Opinion: Kasich values businesses over farms
Letter writer says the Kasich administration has given tax benefits to businesses, while farmers have been made to pay more.
Be wary of backyard, designer dog breeding
Editor:According to an article by Dog Trainer Casey Lomonaco, breeders and rescuers should be equally considered when adopting dogs.Consider this alarming statistic. Every 6...
Outsourcing the dairy industry
Reader says the Australia Free Trade Agreement might be a boon for different sectors of the economy, but agriculture, dairy and beef, in particular, will absorb the brunt of this deal.
Letter: Fats, like that in whole milk, are good for you
Letter writer says the dietary guidelines are incorrect, and that food with some fat in it is good for you, citing author Nina Teicholz.