Here's the breakdown on the awards given at the OFB Annual Meeting last week, note Carroll County is listed multiple times! Butler, Carroll, Paulding and Tuscarawas counties were named President’s Award winners in the 2013 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) County Achievement Awards program. The program honors outstanding local programming in Communications, Food and Animal Issues, Organization an...
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Jerry Lahmers of Newcomerstown has been elected District 13 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will serve on the 26 member board, governing the state’s most influential farm organization. Lahmers will represent the interests of Farm Bureau members from Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties. Lahmers will fill the board seat previously held by Kim Davis of Carrollt...
Four Ohio county Farm Bureaus have been chosen as winners in the 2014 American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) County Activities of Excellence Awards (CAE) program. They are the Carroll, Franklin, Highland and Marion County Farm Bureaus. “Considering AFBF only chooses 24 winners total, the fact that Ohio has four makes a pretty strong statement about the quality of programming our county Farm Bureau...
We're gearing up for the annual meeting of members Tuesday, Sept. 3 at the FFA Camp Muskingum. The annual meeting is a time when we all come together and recognize those who have made the year successful and vote on policies to be sent to Ohio Farm Bureau for the December delegation vote. We will honor the Hall of Fame inductees as well as our Ag Educator, Excellence in Ag, Young Ag Professional a...
Carroll County Farm Bureau will again be sponsoring an Outstanding Educator Award to a teacher who teaches Carroll County students. Award is based on teachers who use agriculture in their curriculum during the school year. At our annual meeting in September, the chosen recipient will receive a $200 cash award to use as they see fit as well as a certificate recognizing them for their achievement. T...
Farm Bureau members can now take advantage of Case IH equipment discounts thanks to a new membership value program. Eligible Farm Bureau members will receive an incentive discount – from $300 to $500 – when purchasing qualifying Case IH equipment from participating dealerships. The discount is stackable, meaning it can be used with other discounts, promotions, rebates or offers that may be provide...
Landowners enrolled in Ohio’s Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) program can learn about the factors behind recent higher CAUV values in an online meeting hosted by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). The Web session takes place Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. and is open to Farm Bureau members only. Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Legal Education Leah Curtis will explain how the CAUV program values pro...
We launched a new program in our series of Oil and Gas Briefings. Entitled, "Metering and Royalties Issues," the program covers how royalties are defined in various types of leases, as well as explores basic metering technology used by the industry. The program is designed to help landowners follow how their royalties are determined from the well, through refining/marketing, and to their royalty c...
With the recently renewed interest in oil and gas exploration in Ohio, many landowners with older leasing agreements on their properties are wondering what they should be doing with them. Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Energy Policy Dale Arnold shares a tip for these landowners in this interview with Communications Specialist Chip Nelson. Arnold also shares information about an upcoming online oil a...
Ohio Farm Bureau wins top award from American Farm Bureau The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) received the top honor for a state organization during the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 2013 annual meeting this week in Nashville, Tn. OFBF was presented the Pinnacle Award, which recognizes outstanding accomplishments in programming and membership. Qualifying it for the Pinnacle Award, OF...
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