COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Water quality, taxation and energy development topped the policy issues addressed during the 94th annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) held Nov. 28-30 in Columbus. A highlight of the event was a speech from Gov. John Kasich, who then took questions from the delegates. During the policy session, delegates addressed the challenges of keeping farm nutrients...
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Water quality, taxation and energy development topped the policy issues addressed during the 94th annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) held Nov. 28-30 in Columbus. During the policy session, delegates addressed the challenges of keeping farm nutrients out of the state's waters by endorsing farmers' adoption of a management system referred to as 4T, which encourages nutrient app...
Looking for great Christmas gifts..... Check out what we have to offer at the Butler County Farm Bureau office. We sell metal SMV signs for $7.50 each as well as kids ag books that were all designated as "OFBF Award for Children's Literature" selections. Books cost between $8 and $11 each. Nice selection of great books for those special kids. We also have a few of the miniature wooden barns that a...
Butler County Farm Bureau is sponsoring a poster contest for Butler County 4-H Clubs and FFA Chapters. The posters should depict good animal care standards and the top three posters will each win $100 for your club or FFA Chapter. Check out the flier for more information about the "WE CARE" poster contest....
We have all heard about the oil and gas drilling that has taken place in Ohio in the past few years. Because of a new drilling process called fracking, oil and gas reserves that were not profitable to drill using traditional methods have now become very profitable. Most of the new wells that have been drilled are in northern Ohio, but there is interest in leases across most of the state. There hav...
Ohio Farm Bureau is teaming up with 4-H and FFA on a program that will teach high school students how to take action in the government process. The Ohio Youth Capital Challenge program will take place Feb. 11-12 in Columbus. A committee will choose 50 high school students from across the state to participate in the new 1 1/2 day-long policy development program that will take place at the Statehous...
Good things happening in Butler County! Read how a local Farm Safety 4 Just Kids chapter is busy at work right here in Butler County. Russ Beckner and his family are featured in a recent newsletter for the work their chapter has done promoting farm safety. The article highlights the Farm Bureau Day at Stricker's Grove amusement park event, sponsored by Butler and Hamilton County Farm Bureaus for t...
The ladies from the Women's/Promotion & Education Committee will be hosting their annual Christmas Dinner and Auction on Wed., Nov. 7 at Zioin Lutheran Church, 212 S. Front St., Hamilton. The event will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Please bring a covered dish, your drinks and your table service. Coffee will be provided. Items donated for the auction are greatly appreciated. Proceed...
Congraulations to State Rep. Tim Derickson (R-Oxford) who today was named BioOhio’s “Legislator of the Year” for his efforts in workforce development. Rep. Derickson served as chairman of the House Workforce Development Study Committee—which gave Ohioans the opportunity to speak on the state’s efforts to create a competitive workforce—and also was recently appointed to the governor’s Executive Wor...
Butler County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce the 2012 BCFB Friend of Agriculture Award recipients. Ted Kerby and Dave & Gail Lierer were honored at the annual meeting on Sept. 13 with these prestigious awards. Nick Schwab, past President, made the award to Ted Kerby for his years of service to agriculture, 4-H and Farm Bureau, including past trustee, Vice-Pres. and President. Russ Beckner...
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