Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Farm Groups Want State To Lower Property Taxes By Ohio Public Radio • Jan 6, 2017 ofbf.org Ohio farmers are seeing their property taxes increase dramatically thanks to a formula used to set a value on their farmland. Report Recommends Farmers Change Practices To Prevent Toxic Algae Blooms In Lake Erie By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Mar 23, 2016 In 2015 Ohio, Michigan and the Canadian province of Ontario pledged to seek a 40 percent reduction in phosphorous runoff into Lake Erie within a decade. House Speaker Expects Medical Marijuana Legislation in 2016 By Associated Press • Nov 4, 2015 The future of marijuana in Ohio is uncertain after the resounding defeat of an effort to legalize cannabis for medical and recreational use in a single vote. Few people, however, believe the fight is over. What Impact Would Marijuana Initiative Have on Business In Ohio? By Ohio Public Radio & Jo Ingles (Ohio Public Radio) • Sep 23, 2015 Backers of the marijuana legalization constitutional amendment on the statewide ballot next month say there are good jobs at stake. Ohio Farmers See Big Jump In Property Taxes By Associated Press • Nov 10, 2014 miamiherald.com Ohio farmers are seeing their property taxes increase at a time when grain prices along with demand for corn and soy beans have declined. AG Investigating Bottled Water Price Gouging In Toledo By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio & Associated Press • Aug 5, 2014 Toledo Mayor Michael Collins has lifted the water ban put in place because of toxins from algae that contaminated Lake Erie. Toledo Mayor Lifts Water Ban, Officials Monitor Bottled Water Prices By Mike Foley & Associated Press • Aug 4, 2014 Toledo Mayor Michael Collins this morning lifted the water ban that left 400,000 Ohio and Michigan residents scrambling for water for drinking, cooking and bathing. Wet, Cold Weather Delays Spring Planting In Ohio By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • May 9, 2014 blogspot Ohio farmers are behind schedule in their planting this spring, and they blame the season's cold, wet weather. This Year's Ohio Corn Crop Expected To Be Strong By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Aug 1, 2013 Ohio is on track to have a strong corn crop this year. Farmer's Group Opposes Runoff Regulation By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • May 7, 2013 Farm fertilizer runoff has been causing toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie.