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.



Protecting Our Natural Resources

The air we breath, the water we drink and the ground we walk on are some things that many of us take for granted. Clear air, clean water and food are vital for life. For farmers, clean air, adequate water and healthy soils are vital to make a living. On this Our Ohio Weekly, learn how government agencies, private industries and farmers are helping to strike a balance between growing the food we eat while protecting the natural resources we need. 00:00 - The growth of prescription agriculture 02:00 - Natural Resources Conservation Services Chief Matt Lohr 16:50 - Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler 23:50 - Ohio FFA President Bethany Starlin tells her story "To the Beat of Agriculture" 32:20 - Ohio Farm Bureau director of water quality and research Jordan Hoewischer gives details of the latest Water Quality Status Report 42:20 - Find out more about the Ohio Youth Livestock Expo from executive committee member Lisa Shearer


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