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The 60th Farm Science Review to showcase the newest technology in agriculture
Science

The 60th Farm Science Review to showcase the newest technology in agriculture

With 10,000 people expected to be in attendance, Ohio State will host its 60th Farm Science Review Tuesday. Credit: Katie Good | Asst. Photo Editor Ohio State will host its 60th Farm Science Review Tuesday through Thursday at Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio, to educate attendees with new agriculture technology and learn from the industry’s experts.  Nick Zachrich, FSR manager, said when the event first started in 1963, it was a way for the agriculture industry to show off its new technology, and it gave Ohio State a chance to showcase its research. Zachrich said what started out with around 100 exhibitors on 20 acres of land now has hundreds of exhibitors spanning 90 acres. There are over 100,000 people expected to attend, he said. According to the Farm Science Review...
Stripped-down farm measure rolls through Missouri Legislature, heads to governor | Politics
Politics

Stripped-down farm measure rolls through Missouri Legislature, heads to governor | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri lawmakers approved a series of tax credits for the agriculture community Tuesday, but stripped the proposed law of a provision that could have benefited a major property developer.The package, which has been a priority for farm lobby groups, had been stalled in the Legislature over a piece of the overall bill that would have given investors like Columbia developer Jeffrey E. Smith $25 million in tax credits for investing in rural businesses in the state.Opponents wanted the rural tax credits out of the measure after a similar program in Georgia cost taxpayers more than $50 million.The revamped legislation now includes provisions for tax credits for wood energy, investments in meat processing, enhancements for the ethanol and biodiesel industry and...