Announces Start of “Ohio Ag Week”
March 13, 2012
Representative Jim Buchy (R-Greenville) today announced the start of
Agriculture Week,” a week devoted to honoring the contributions of
farmers and other agricultural workers. It runs from March 11th through
work of Ohio’s farmers helps to feed the state and the country each
Rep. Buchy, a member of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources
“Ohio Ag Week is a time for us to recognize all that these men and
leading industry in Ohio, agriculture generates $98 billion each year
employs one in seven Ohioans. Mercer County is the state’s leader in
and pigs and ranks second in the number of cattle, calves and milk
County is Ohio’s leading producer of both corn for grain and soybeans.
Ohio Agriculture Week was first recognized
last year, after Governor Kasich signed into law House Bill 89.