– John F. Grimes, Extension Educator, Highland County, Ohio Valley EERA
Governor Ted Strickland recently announced that an agreement has been reached between Ohio agriculture leaders and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). As a result, HSUS agreed to drop their ballot initiative for 2010 that they had been in the process of getting placed on the November ballot. The proposed HSUS ballot initiative was requesting voters to approve specific language that would have established specific criteria on how certain species housed and managed their animals.
The recently announced agreement does contain some very specific guidelines that will impact animal agriculture in Ohio Continue reading