Brown Announces More Than $2.2 Million to Feed Families Across Ohio

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 2 – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded $2,276,890 to Produce Perks Midwest of Ohio to help administer the Produce Perks Program.

Ohio Department of Agriculture Weighs World's Largest Buckeye at the Ohio State Fair

COLUMBUS, Aug. 2, 2018 – As part of the 25th anniversary of the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Ohio Proud Marketing Program, Weights and Measures representatives weighed the world’s largest piece of buckeye candy at the Ohio State Fair. The buckeye officially tipped the scales at 339 pounds, defeating the previous record of 271 pounds.

Ohio Department of Agriculture Weighs World's Largest Buckeye at the Ohio State Fair

COLUMBUS, Aug. 2, 2018 – As part of the 25th anniversary of the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Ohio Proud Marketing Program, Weights and Measures representatives weighed the world’s largest piece of buckeye candy at the Ohio State Fair. The buckeye officially tipped the scales at 339 pounds, defeating the previous record of 271 pounds.

Produce Safety Consultations Now Available For Ohio Growers

REYNOLDSBURG, July 13, 2018 – The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is now offering produce growers FREE, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved consultations to help farmers comply with the upcoming Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety rule.

Brown Secures Provision To Guard Against Security Threats From China In Final Defense Bill

WASHINGTON, DC, July 23 – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the final National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), released by the House and Senate NDAA Conference Committee today, includes a bipartisan measure worked out between Senators Brown and Crapo, and Representatives Hensarling, Waters, Royce, and Engel, to strengthen the tools the U.S. uses to block national security threats posed by investments from China and other countries.