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OFBF sets policy, updates structure at 96th annual meeting

Published Dec. 15, 2014

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...

Supreme Court Justices Named 'Friend of Agriculture'

Published Oct. 31, 2014

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 Co Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Set-8/12/2014

Published Jul. 17, 2014

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...

Matt Hiser and Lindsay Hudgell Win 2014 Cecil Huston Scholarships

Published Jul. 9, 2014

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...

AFBF Foundation for Agriculture Names Children's Book of the Year

Published Apr. 24, 2014

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...

'Farmland' The Movie

Published Apr. 23, 2014

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...

Greene County Policy Development Meeting Details

Published Mar. 26, 2014

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 Agriculture Hall of Fame

Published Mar. 19, 2014

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 ...

Every Animal Has a Story

Published Mar. 18, 2014

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...

Farm Truck Awareness Safety Day

Published Feb. 4, 2014

Farm Bureau is promoting this afternoon program on behalf of the Southwest Ohio Corn Growers because thevalue of the topics being discussed are vital to all of our farmers.  For those of you who attended the Workers’ Compensation meeting held in Washington Court House on Jan. 16, your required CompManagement safety course has been satisfied, BUT you may still want to attend this meeting.  Anyone a...

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