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Ohio Farmers Prepare For More Volatility For Crops.

12:00AM
April
15, 2009

The federal Department of Agriculture predicts that farm income will fall 20 percent this year. But such a decline comes after big gains in 2008. And Farm income has been a bright spot during the past six to nine months while other sectors of the economy faltered. In Madison County, west of Columbus, farmers, equipment dealers and bankers prepare for economic uncertainty.

US Ag Secretary Says Ethanol A Viable Biofuel

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12:00AM
November 28, 2007

The home grown Biofuel ethanol has been taking a lot of flack lately. Questions are growing about its environmental sustainability, whether it’s causing higher food prices, and how much of it will help the U.S. move toward energy independence. Acting U.S. Agriculture Secretary Chuck Connor, in Columbus Wednesday to address the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, tried to lay some of the doubts about ethanol to rest.

Games of Skill or Chance? Ohioans Speak Their Minds

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12:00AM
October 2, 2007

The attorney general’s office has just wrapped up a series of meetings to gather public input about games of skills versus games of chance. The Strickland administration has issued an emergency order to try and regulate the machines. But it may be up to the legislature to decide the outcome.