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Ohio landowners in 57 counties eligible for ag easement funds
Ten land trusts, three counties, one township and nine soil and water conservation districts will receive funding to help preserve farmland across the state.
Southern Ohio FFA’ers addressing local hunger needs
Zane Trace FFA members are helping address local hunger needs, putting what they are learning in the classroom to work in their school and community.
Swapping seeds? There’s a law for that
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.
ODA is spreading the word on sensitive crops
Concerns that late-season applications of herbicides like dicamba and 2,4-D could become more common has led to the development of the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Ohio Sensitive Crop Registry (OSCR).
Ag department issues stop sale order for Ohio mulch products
REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Agriculture recently issued a stop-sale order for all 1.5 cubic foot bags of mulch produced by the...
New disease certification program for sheep/goat producers
REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio -- The Ohio Department of Agriculture has established a new disease certification program for Ohio's sheep and goat producers. Enrolled producers can have...
ODA urges wild animal owners to register by Nov. 5
REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio -- The Ohio Department of Agriculture is reminding dangerous wild animal owners a new state law passed in June requires the registration...
Ohio first lady and ag department announce Ag Women of Year
Ohio First Lady Karen W. Kasich and Ohio Agriculture Director David T. Daniels recently announced four 2012 Ohio Agriculture Women of the Year award winners.
Disease could kill Ohio’s walnut trees
In an effort to protect the walnut trees of Ohio, the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is proposing an exterior state quarantine regulating the transportation of walnut products from areas of 12 states to prevent the introduction of Thousand Cankers Disease (TCD) to Ohio's walnut trees.
ODNR creates hotline to deal with wild animal tips, concerns
Agencies trying to create database of locations where exotic animals are kept in Ohio.