farmers Ohio Legislature Passes Bill To Legalize Hemp And CBD Oil By Jo Ingles • Jul 18, 2019 Jo Ingles Most of the attention on lawmakers has focused on their approval of a state budget 17 days after the deadline. But they also passed a bill to decriminalize hemp and license its cultivation. Agriculture Loan Program Reopened For Farmers Struggling With Flooding By Andy Chow • Jul 10, 2019 Karen Kasler The state is giving farmers another opportunity to apply for loans as they deal with severe weather and flooding that has kept many farmers from planting their crops. Ohio Farmers Seek Relief From Feds For Weather Conditions That Prevented Many From Planting Crops By Jo Ingles • Jul 1, 2019 Dan Konik Ohio’s agriculture director is asking the federal government to help the state’s farmers, many of whom have been unable to plant crops because of rainy weather. New Farm Bureau Leader Emphasizes Connection Between Farmers, Community By Andy Chow • May 11, 2016 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation A new leader is taking the reins at the largest lobbying group representing Ohio’s largest industry.