Archive | January, 2010

"Post-Racial" Administration Holds Up Checkoff Nominees On "Diversity"

“Post-Racial” Administration Holds Up Checkoff Nominees On “Diversity”

Apparently, all the talk about the Obama Administration being “post-racial” doesn’t apply to the Department of Agriculture. As reported by Beef Today, nominees to serve on the Cattlemen’s Beef Board have not been approved by the Secretary of Agriculture at this point, though they would normally expect to be seated Saturday at the Board’s meeting […]

Agricultural Policy Development

Agricultural Policy Development

Lindsay and I spent the week in Seattle with members of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation for the 91st annual meeting of the American Farm Bureau. While members were recognized for their achievements in the organization, most notably with Ohio receiving the Pinnacle Award from AFBF for the second year in a row, the cornerstone […]