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Ohio Director of Agriculture David Daniels

Guest editorial: Changing trends in land stewardship

Editor’s note: The following is a guest editorial written by Ohio’s Director of Agriculture David T. Daniels. A fellow native of Highland County, resides on a family farm that recently earned the distinction of being a “Century Farm,” meaning it has been held in his family’s stewardship for more than 100 years. Prior to being […]

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USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack

Guest editorial: Millions of jobs supported by agriculture

Editor’s note: This column was written by The Honorable Tom Vilsack, who was named the 30th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture by President Barack Obama, and confirmed by the United States Senate on Jan. 20, 2009. Prior to leading USDA, Vilsack was elected Iowa’s 40th governor, serving consecutive terms from 1998-2006. A native […]

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Ohio Director of Agriculture David Daniels

Guest editorial: Agriculture is Cool!

Editor’s Note: The following editorial was written by The Honorable David T. Daniels, a fellow Highland County native, serving as Ohio’s Director of Agriculture. Daniels was a Highland County Commissioner when I was growing up in Hillsboro, and subsequently represented his district in the state legislature. School is out for the summer, but true learning, […]

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U.S. Senator Jerry Moran

Guest Editorial: Protecting the Future of Agriculture

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest editorial from U.S. Senator Jerry Moran of Kansas. In communities across our nation, no tradition runs deeper from generation to generation than that of working on a family farm. By working alongside their parents, grandparents and neighbors, young people learn important life skills and values – the values […]

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U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

Guest Editorial: Beef Producers, Exports Hurt by Stalled BSE Rule

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest editorial by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa, provided by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. International trade bolsters job creation here at home and helps foster economic activity in communities across the country. The beef industry plays a big role in the United States’ trade portfolio. Last year […]

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