Archive | September, 2008

NPPC Launches New Website

NPPC Launches New Website

http://www.nppc.org/ I have to be honest that I don’t know how long this has been up and active, but from what I can tell sometime over the summer that National Pork Producers Council got a new website. It looks sharp graphically, and the content is very fresh and relevant. NPPC’s new communications guru Dave Warner […]

This Week's Column in the Logan County River Current

This Week’s Column in the Logan County River Current

Good News for Taxpayers – Thanks to Agriculture   Last Sunday I spent the afternoon with members of the Ohio Angus Association for their annual Fall Field Day. While spending an afternoon with cattlemen is always an enjoyable experience, the highlight of my day wasn’t the camaraderie with fellow cowhands, nor observing the enthusiasm and […]

RSS News Now on BuckeyeAg.com

RSS News Now on BuckeyeAg.com

For some time now, I’ve gotten quite a few requests for an RSS feed of our news at BuckeyeAg.com. Folks have always been able to subscribe to our blogs, naturally, but in v1.0 of Ohio’s Homepage for Agriculture, the news was always on the homepage until it was gone. With the launch of BuckeyeAg.com v2.0, […]

Going Vegetarian Causes Brain Damage

Going Vegetarian Causes Brain Damage

http://www.agrimarketing.com/show_story.php?id=51104 Most of us knew this already, but now science has proven that a vegetarian lifestyle is bad for your health.   From the American Sheep Industry Association via AgriMarketing:   Scientists have discovered that going veggie could be bad for your brain-with those on a meat-free diet six times more likely to suffer brain […]

The New BuckeyeAg.com Is Here!

The New BuckeyeAg.com Is Here!

You may have noticed a slightly different look to Ohio’s Homepage for Agriculture. Last night around Midnight we launched v2.0 of the website. When Lindsay and I launched the Buckeye Ag Radio Network in 2005, we knew our website was one of the most important pieces of the network. While radio is what we do […]

This Week's Column in the River Current

This Week’s Column in the River Current

http://www.weeklycurrents.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=105:rivercurrentonline09182008&catid=41:rivercurrentonline&Itemid=60 Agriculture, Energy, and the Future of Rural America   ABN Radio’s own Gary Jackson spent last week in Washington DC with members of the Ohio Farmer’s Union, covering their annual Fall Legislative Fly-In. Along with discussions of the 2008 Farm Bill, International Trade Issues, and Country of Origin Labeling, one of the hottest topics […]

Surprising and Concerning Change in GOP Platform

Surprising and Concerning Change in GOP Platform

The National Corn Growers Association on Wednesday confirmed that the Republican platform process is completed and that the delegates will not be going back to the document. The language to remove the Renewable Fuels Standard is in the package, the Ohio Corn Growers Association confirmed for me earlier this week.   In response, Ron Litterer, […]

Surprising and Concerning Change in GOP Platform

Surprising and Concerning Change in GOP Platform

The National Corn Growers Association on Wednesday confirmed that the Republican platform process is completed and that the delegates will not be going back to the document. The language to remove the Renewable Fuels Standard is in the package, the Ohio Corn Growers Association confirmed for me earlier this week.   In response, Ron Litterer, […]