Nominations sought for farm families leading in conservation and productivity

The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is accepting nominations to honor Ohio farm families who are leaders in conservation for the 2016 Conservatio...

March 23rd, 2016 |  


Report: Crop insurance subsidies impact land costs

Today, the Center for Rural Affairs along with Mike Duffy, Professor Emeritus of Economics, Iowa State University, released a report that explores the...

March 23rd, 2016 |  


Is solar energy right for your farm? Online resources help you find out

Is solar energy right for your farm? Online resources help you find out

UPPER SANDUSKY — A growing number of farms in Ohio and neighboring states are turning to solar energy to meet some of their electricity needs. S...

March 19th, 2016 |  



Deadline to sign up for Conservation Stewardship Program is March 31

Time is running out for farmers and ranchers to participate in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) this year. This year’s deadline for pr...

March 18th, 2016 |  


Ohio Farm Bureau asking farmers to call Washington in support of food labeling standard

Ohio farmers are being encouraged to contact U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman to urge them to support a national GMO food labeling standard...

March 17th, 2016 |  


Ohio State joins initiative to put farmers in control of data they collect

The Ohio State University has joined a coalition that will put important farm data into the hands of farmers while keeping it secure.The Agricultural ...

March 7th, 2016 |  


Professional development is goal of new institute launched by Farm Bureau

Professional development for farmers, entrepreneurs, and agribusiness and food industry professionals is the goal of the new Ohio Farm and Food Instit...

February 21st, 2016 |  


Ohio State seeks participants for Ohio Farm Custom Work Rate Survey

Ohio State seeks participants for Ohio Farm Custom Work Rate Survey

Agricultural economists from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University want to know how much Ohio gro...

February 14th, 2016 |  


Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation offers $18,000 in scholarships

The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation has $18,000 in scholarships available to Ohio students from rural, suburban and urban communities who are pursuing deg...

February 7th, 2016 |  


Agriculture fertilizer certification trainings offered in Central Ohio

Farmers who apply fertilizer on more than 50 acres are being encouraged to obtain their fertilizer applicator certification before this year’s p...

February 4th, 2016 |