News of Note:
Farms lauded for
Perhaps no farmers receive more scrutiny about how they manage their manure than those in the Grand Lake Watershed.
Big Walnut Elementary
students visit farm
About 85 Big Walnut Elementary third-grade students visited Price Farms Organics in Radnor Township on May 24.
After more than a decade, has pet guardianship changed anything? Though the campaign to reclassify animal owners as guardians has lost momentum, the veterinary profession remains wary.
2013 Ohio Agriculture at
a Glance Fact Card
Brochures or posters
are available, contact
the OLC office for details.
- ADA Mideast
- COBA/Select Sires
- Ohio Beef Council
- Ohio Corn Growers Association
- Ohio Corn Marketing Program
- Ohio Department of Agriculture
Farm Bureau Federation
Ohio Pork Producers Council
Ohio Sheep Improvement Association
- Ohio Soybean Council
- Ohio State University Extension
- Ohio Veal Association
- Ohio Veterinary Medical Association
- Ohio Farm Bureau Federation
- United Producers, Inc.
P. O. Box 182383
280 N. High St.
Columbus OH 43218-2383
Neighbor of the Year 2013 Applications Available The Ohio Livestock Coalition, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and a new partner - Farm Credit MidAmerica - are sponsoring this year's neighbor of the year awards. Applications are due August 1, 2013. Read More
Want To Watch A Movie About Farming? On eve of national film release, Ohio livestock farmers encourage viewing of "real" farmer movies Read More
Ohio Livestock Coalition To Provide Funding Assistance To Local Organizations For Water Quality And Nutrient Management Education And Outreach. The Ohio Livestock Coalition (OLC) recently announced that funding is available for Ohio organizations interested in hosting meetings for farmers and farm managers on water quality and nutrient management education. Read More
Experts Say Water Quality, Transparency And Consumer Engagement Top The List Of Issues Facing Animal Agriculture. Themes of improving transparency in livestock farming, engaging with consumers, and addressing water quality and nutrient management were prevalent at the 2012 Ohio Livestock Coalition (OLC) Annual Meeting and Industry Symposium, held today in Lewis Center, Ohio. Read More
Ohio Livestock Coalition Announces 2012 Award Winners. The Ohio Livestock Coalition (OLC) recently named five Ohio farmers as the recipients of the 2012 Environmental Stewardship Award and one rural resident for the Neighbor of the Year Award. The awards were presented at OLC's 15th Annual Meeting and Industry Symposium. Read More
Ohio Third Graders Win Statewide Essay Contest, Field Trip to Ohio Livestock Farm for Entire Class
Two third grade classes will be taking an all expenses paid field trip to livestock farms in Ohio this month, thanks to the efforts of a fellow classmate in being named a winner in the Ohio Livestock Coalition's (OLC) ForYourInFARMation essay contest. Read More
2012 Neighbor of the Year Nominations
Listen to these clips to hear firsthand how Ohio farmers ensure excellent animal care, protect the environment, and provide a safe, wholesome food supply for Ohioans and the world. Read More
You Heard it from a Farmer
Listen to these clips to hear firsthand how Ohio farmers ensure excellent animal care, protect the environment, and provide a safe, wholesome food supply for Ohioans and the world. Hear More