Dec. 12, 2014 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) delegates took action to address water quality, taxes and agriculture’s prominence at Ohio State University during the group’s 96th annual meeting. Other policy issues during the Dec. 10-12 meeting in Columbus included combating rural drugs and dealing with Ohio energy issues. They also voted on a new membership structure to strengthen the organizat...
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Incumbent Ohio Supreme Court Justices Judith French and Sharon Kennedy have both been named a “Friend of Agriculture” by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s Agriculture for Good Government Political Action Committee (AGGPAC). “Friend of Agriculture” is an official designation that identifies elected officials who have supported the public policy goals of Farm Bureau. Both French ...
A Farmer's Field of Dreams... Greene County Farm Bureau> Annual Meeting Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Cost: $10 5:30 p.m.-Candidate’s Reception 6 p.m.— Dinner Bentley’s Farm, 6188 N Jeffersonville Rd. Jamestown 45335 Guest Speaker: Connie Little, SNS Beavercreek City Schools…“she has a way with milk”. The evening will be filled with good food, voting on policy, recognizing scholarship winners’ acco...
The Cecil Huston Farm Bureau Scholarship awarded a $500 renewable scholarship to Matt Hiser. Matt is a graduate of Greeneview High School and plans to continue his education at Ohio State University where he will study animal science. During his high school career, he excelled scholastically, participated with honors in FFA showing hogs, sheep/goats, market steers, tractor safety, and even parti...
The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture presented its seventh annual “Book of the Year” award to Laurie Krebs for “The Beeman.” The book introduces young readers to bees, beekeepers and the pollination process. Krebs is a retired elementary school teacher. She began her writing career by creating stories for her class. Today she lives in Virginia with the Beeman himself, her husband, B...
The documentary by Oscar-winning filmmaker James Moll gives an up close and personal look at some of the young farmers who raise the food we eat. Premiering nationwide this spring, the feature-length film provides a firsthand glimpse into the high-risk/high-reward jobs of farmers, all in their 20s, who have assumed the generational responsibility of running the family business. Screenings were hel...
The purpose of this meeting is to surface issues which Farm Bureau policy should address. These concerns will pertain to the organization, local, state and national affairs. Ideas from this meeting will be given to the policy development committee to write and bring before the membership at our annual meeting. The first meeting will be held on Thursday, April 17 beginning at 12:15 p.m. at the G...
Greene County Farm Bureau is seeking nominations for the Greene County Agricultural Hall of Fame. Greene County is rich in agriculture heritage due to dedicated farmers and agribusiness leaders that have worked hard to improve agriculture and their individual operations not only in Greene County, but also across the state and country as well. Greene County Farm Bureau is dedicated to recognizing ...
THE FORUM - ANIMALS FOR LIFE FOUNDATION Join fellow enthusiasts for a full day of meaningful contemplation, conversation and collaboration focusing on the human-animal bond at the 2014 Animals for Life Forum. Topics of the day will include how animals help humans heal, health benefits from human-animal interacrion and how humans care for animals. New York Times bestselling author Jon Karz will hea...
Greene County Farm Bureau annually awards the Cecil Huston Farm Bureau Agricultural Scholarship of $500 to a graduating senior who will be entering a two or four year technical school or university majoring in agriculture. We are asking Greene County high school guidance counselors and vo-ag teachers to make the applications available to the students at their school. Please note the application de...
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