Warren County home to Ohio’s largest registered farm of yaks
Not too long ago, Norwegian field horses roamed the 30 acres now owned by Jamie and Nathan Sorum of Lebanon. Watching an episode of “Dirty Jobs” on television four years ago changed their Warren County landscape forever.
Illinois farmer voices concerns over U.S. trade policy impacts
Jim Raben has traveled to Mexico City with the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) to meet with assembled appointees of the new Mexican president to discuss trade topics. He has also traveled to Brazil this year to assess its grain trade, providing him a current perspective on global agricultural trade issues.
Group seeks to make wind farm decision a ballot question
Wind energy projects are often met with opposition by communities and a relatively new proposal for a wind energy park in the Upper Peninsula is no exception. One of the citizens’ groups voicing opposition is taking steps to get a measure on the ballot to have the question of wind farms decided that way.
Some in Congress, USPS workers trying to stunt talk of privatization
An April executive order by President Trump establishing a task force to evaluate the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has led to a nationwide campaign by both the National Assoc. of Letter Carriers and the American Postal Workers Union (APWU): “The U.S. Mail is Not for Sale!”
Canada is asking the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Agriculture Committee to confront the United States about remarks a USDA official made this spring about potentially using Commodity Credit Corp. (CCC) funds to help farmers counter losses incurred by export tariffs on their ag goods.