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The Ohio Department of Agriculture announced Dr. Dennis Summers as Chief of the Division of Animal Health, which is charged with protecting and promoting the health of Ohio’s livestock and poultry industries, Dec. 7. In that capacity, he serves as Ohio’s State Veterinarian and oversees all operations for the division.

Dr. Tony Forshey, 69, Ohio’s state veterinarian and chief of animal health at the Ohio Department of Agriculture — a man known as a committed servant leader — died Nov. 26.

The Ohio Department of Agriculture announced May 26 that it found Evergreen Grain Co., in Clyde, insolvent, after discovering it was unable to cover its outstanding obligations to farmers.

Ohio’s farmland preservation program needs an extra $7 million this year to help it right the ship after several years of fiscal mismanagement, according to Agriculture Director Dorothy Pelanda said.

The Ohio Office of Farmland Preservation is not accepting applications for its Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program this year.

Between unexpectedly high sign-up numbers, and COVID-19-related budget issues, it appears the H2Ohio funding set aside for farmers this year could shrink.

The Ohio Department of Agriculture will open applications for hemp licenses March 3.

The Ohio Department of Agriculture suspended operations at Vista Grain in Washington Court House after finding it could not cover outstanding obligations.

Times are tougher than ever. That's why OSU and the Ohio Department of Agriculture are connecting farmers with needed resources to help them stay resilient.

To protect Ohio horses and livestock from a highly-contagious virus, the ODA has banned horses from certain areas from coming into the state.