Our Ohio Weekly

Our Ohio Weekly shares the story of Ohio agriculture and Ohio Farm Bureau. Each week, this radio program and podcast features guests who represent leaders in agriculture, government, academia and the food industry, among others. Host Ty Higgins talks to interesting guests and brings the story of Ohio agriculture to life by featuring Farm Bureau members and staff who are working hard all across Ohio.



COVID-19 Challenging Ohio's Commodity Groups

COVID-19 has impacted almost every sector of Ohio’s food production system and the range of that impact is far reaching. This week we’ll hear from the state’s commodity groups about how their farmers are being affected directly from the global coronavirus pandemic and the steps they are taking to keep our food supply readily available. 00:00 - Dr. John Newton, Chief Economist, American Farm Bureau Federation / Tadd Nicholson, Executive Director, Ohio Corn and Wheat / Kirk Merritt, Executive Director, Ohio Soybean Association 16:50 - Dave Shoup, President, Ohio Pork Council 23:50 - Dairy farmer Rose Hartschuh talks about her farm's first time ever being told to dump milk "To the Beat of Agriculture" 32:20 - Elizabeth Harsh, Executive Director, Ohio Cattleman's Association 42:20 - Scott Higgins, President and CEO, American Dairy Association Mideast


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