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Sarah Fischer’s journey into the renewable energy field began with a high school French teacher whose husband had been a child slave in Haiti. The couple opened Fischer’s eyes to human rights and international development issues and sparked a desire to make a difference in such situations.
Ohio Soybean Association expressed concern over result of tariffs on Chinese imports.
Some farmers in Clark County said they are cautiously optimistic about business prospects despite increasing uncertainty from issues ranging from a potential trade war, environmental concerns and and a farm bill that recently hit a snag in Congress.
It may not be a popular solution, but a recent study from The Ohio State University shows the least costly way to cut nearly half the phosphorus seeping into Lake Erie is taxing farmers on phosphorous purchases or paying farmers to avoid applying it to their fields.
President Donald Trump isn’t the first U.S. president to use the agriculture industry as a bargaining tool. In 1980, President Jimmy Carter stopped trade completely with the Soviet Union. For a short period of time, President Richard Nixon placed an embargo on U.S. soybeans and President Ronald Reagan’s tariffs on Japan were similar to those Trump has recently imposed.
Right now more than a million Ohioans have no access to fast and reliable internet at home. It is one of the top concerns for rural families according to lawmakers.
Increasing tariffs with China, the possibility of the breaking up of NAFTA-- as you look around, it seems like trade competition may be turning into trade war. What would that mean? Well, we'll find out by looking at the sector of the economy that is on the front lines of that war, agriculture, on the next episode of The Market That Moves America.
If China is heading into a trade war with the United States, it’s threatening to strike a strategic blow to the agricultural heartland where President Donald Trump fared well in 2016’s presidential election.
University and community leaders came together at the Fawcett Center on Tuesday to discuss strategies to create economic opportunities for local families.
STEAM Factory, is a promising notch in Ohio State’s belt, a prime example of its young faculty creating something new and exciting and earning administrators’ buy-in.