Archive | April, 2010

Ohio Poultry Producers Feeding the Hungry

Ohio Poultry Producers Feeding the Hungry

This Easter, the Ohio Poultry Association (OPA) and Ohio’s egg farmers are helping feed hungry people, teaming up with the Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks (OASHF) for the third year to donate more than one million eggs statewide. Nine Ohio egg farmers again will donate more than 1.2 million eggs via the Second Harvest […]

This Week's Column: NCBA Critics Miss The Point

This Week’s Column: NCBA Critics Miss The Point

Farmers across the country understand that now, more than ever, membership and involvement in agricultural organizations is a basic and necessary cost of doing business.   With attacks from anti-farm extremists in the environmental and animal rights lobbies, in addition to mounting legislative and regulatory burdens from Washington, farmers increasingly rely on the “strength in […]

NCGA's Tolman Not Happy with AMI... What About OCGA?

NCGA’s Tolman Not Happy with AMI… What About OCGA?

Rick Tolman, CEO of the National Corn Growers Association, penned a scathing op-ed last week on the American Meat Institute’s “Scorched Earth Campaign” against ethanol. Tolman was particularly incensed that AMI “signed onto political letters and advertisements with environmental extremists like Friends of the Earth, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Environmental Working Group” in […]

This Week's Column: NCBA Critics Miss The Point

This Week’s Column: NCBA Critics Miss The Point

Farmers across the country understand that now, more than ever, membership and involvement in agricultural organizations is a basic and necessary cost of doing business.     With attacks from anti-farm extremists in the environmental and animal rights lobbies, in addition to mounting legislative and regulatory burdens from Washington, farmers increasingly rely on the “strength […]

This Week's Column: Farmers Feed Our Needs

This Week’s Column: Farmers Feed Our Needs

This Easter, the Ohio Poultry Association (OPA) and Ohio’s egg farmers are helping feed hungry people, teaming up with the Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks (OASHF) for the third year to donate more than one million eggs statewide.     Nine Ohio egg farmers again will donate more than 1.2 million eggs via the […]