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  • Farm Forum 2010: 'Federal Grab Of Power' Hurting American Farmers
    Mar 15, 2010 - Concerns about costly new taxes, mandates and federal regulations were on the minds of 8th District residents Saturday at the 19th annual 8th District Farm Forum as a capacity crowd gathered at Edison Community College in Piqua to meet with agriculture experts and talk energy, food safety and animal... More
  • Farm Forum Offers A Chance To Have Your Questions Answered
    Feb 26, 2010 - Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) today released the following weekly column inviting Eighth District residents to Farm Forum on March 13. The full text of the column is below: "Though the recent weather might not seem like it, March is here. For our agriculture community that means spring p... More
  • Farm Forum Is a Chance to Talk About Agriculture Issues
    Feb 20, 2009 - On Saturday, March 7, some of the best agriculture minds in Ohio will gather in Piqua for the annual 8th Congressional District Farm Forum. This is always a highlight of my year, and I hope that you will join us. As you may know, I believe that Ohio’s and America’s farmers benefit from free trade an... More
  • 17th Annual Eighth Congressional District Farm Forum an Important Opportunity to Discuss Ag Issues
    Feb 8, 2008 - In just a few weeks, some of the best agriculture minds from Ohio and around the country will gather in Piqua for the 17th annual Eighth Congressional District Farm Forum. I hope you’ll join us. Agriculture is a pillar of the economy in the 8th District, and I’m proud to represent a region in which ... More
  • Boehner Announces 17th Annual 8th District Farm Forum
    Feb 6, 2008 - Former Congressman Cal Dooley of California will be the keynote speaker at the 17th annual 8th District Farm Forum, Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) announced. Dooley, now president and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association, served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1991 to 2... More
  • Boehner Offers Farm Subsidy Reform Amendment to Save Taxpayers $3 Billion
    Jul 27, 2007 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) today introduced an amendment to the 2007 Farm Bill to save taxpayers $3 billion by fixing a loophole in current disaster relief law that some producers have been able to exploit to obtain large government subsidies. Because of the loopho... More
  • Farm Bill Tax Hike Would Jeopardize Millions of Jobs for America’s Working Families
    Jul 27, 2007 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) issued the following statement opposing the Farm Bill loaded up with tax hikes that could threaten 5.1 million American jobs, including 203,000 jobs in the state of Ohio: “The tax hike in the Democrats’ Farm Bill jeopardizes the jobs of m... More
  • Democrat Job-Killing Tax Could Eliminate 1,200 8th District Jobs
    Jul 26, 2007 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than 1,200 workers in Ohio’s 8th District could get the pink slip because of a job-killing tax hike slipped into the Farm Bill at the last minute by Democrats. Throughout Ohio, more than 200,000 jobs could be lost if Democrats succeed in raising taxes on international compan... More
  • Statement on President’s 2007 Farm Bill Proposal
    Jan 31, 2007 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) today released the following statement on the President’s 2007 Farm Bill proposal: “I applaud the President and Secretary Johanns for putting together a bold proposal for the 2007 Farm Bill, and I urge my colleagues to give it the full an... More
  • Boehner Praises Passage of Gerlach Open Space and Farmland Preservation Act
    Sep 26, 2006 - WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) today issued the following statement after the House passed the Open Space and Farmland Preservation Act (H.R. 5313), authored by Rep. Jim Gerlach (R-PA): “The economic sustainability of our farming communities is very important to our fu... More
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