Hear from Ohio Farm Bureau staff experts on a range of topics impacting Ohio farmers and and landowners.
2018 Algal Bloom Forecast Projected Below 2017 Levels
NOAA and its research partners predict that western Lake Erie will experience a harmful algal bloom (HAB) of cyanobacteria this summer that is smaller than in 2017 but larger than the mild bloom in 2016. Dr. Larry Antosch, Ohio Farm Bureau senior director, policy development and environmental policy, gives his analysis of the forecast. (OFBFGP)
Numerous Questions Surround Kasich Executive Order
Gov. John Kasich issued an executive order that could place greater than 2 million acres under new regulations established by a Watershed in Distress designation for eight separate watersheds in the Maumee River Basin. Ohio Farm Bureau Senior Director Policy Outreach Brandon Kern and Senior Director, State and National Policy Jack Irvin who give insight into what Kasich's order means for Ohio farmers and what actions Ohio Farm Bureau is taking. (OFBFGP)
Farm Bureau hears dairy farmers concerns
Times are tough for our dairy farmers. We know our members are facing steep challenges in the market, including contract cancellations, low prices and falling consumer demand. Ohio Farm Bureau President Frank Burkett III recently talked about the issue with OFBF's Joe Cornely. (OFBFGP)