Farm Bureau worked with the legislature and the state treasurer's office to expand the current AgLink low interest loan program to help farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin comply with SB 1. This new program is called AgLinkNOW (Northwestern Ohio Watersheds). Farmers in the WLEB now can apply for a low interest loan to help them in complying with the restrictions on applying manure on frozen ...
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Seven of the nation’s top 24 county Farm Bureau programs came from Ohio this year. Every year American Farm Bureau Federation recognizes the top county Farm Bureau programs through its County Activities of Excellence awards. The CAE contest identifies programs that serve as models of innovation for local activities and showcase the value of volunteers working together to build and strengthen their...
Presented by Ohio Farm Bureau's Young Ag Professionals Agriculture has many faces, just like our young ag. professionals. We are young adults, single and married, who share a passion for farming, rural living, and/or local foods. We’re full and part-time farmers, Extension agents, teachers, consumer educators, media reporters, livestock and equine enthusiasts, beekeepers, green industr...
With June quickly coming to an end, we ring in the month of July by celebrating our country’s independence, and remembering all who took part in protecting that freedom. I think it is safe to say that in many small towns Independence Day is celebrated with barbeque and cookout hopping, a small town festivity, and a firework show as the grand finale. If you’re anything like my family we plan our ...
Growing up, I always had a niche for getting my hands dirty and helping on my grandpa’s farm, but little did I know that I would someday put the knowledge my grandpa passed onto to me into a career. I like to think of my farming background and knowledge as stepping-stones to a strong foundation of my impact on the agriculture industry. At first it started out small, piece-by-piece being laid out...
Please welcome our summer intern Meghan Bruns from Fort Loramie. Meghan is going into her junior year at Wilmington College majoring in Agriculture with a concentration in Animal Science and Communications. Meghan’s will be working with the OD, staff, board trustees, members and volunteers on several projects throughout the summer, like our Grow and Know activities, camps and fairs. She will ...
Ohio farmers are natural stewards of soil and water. We know we play a significant role in protecting Ohio’s water resources for Ohio’s families, schools, businesses and communities. Because we take this responsibility seriously, Ohio Farm Bureau’s Water Quality Action Plan helps farmers proactively step up our historic efforts to improve and protect water quality for the good of all. This docume...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Mike Bensman of Sidney has been elected District 10 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He was elected Dec. 12 during OFBF’s 96th annual meeting to fill the unexpired term of Ellen Joslin who is retiring after 14 years of service. He will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization and represent Farm Bureau members from Auglaize, Logan, Mercer ...
FARMLAND MOVIE NIGHT FUN SUCCESS! The Auglaize, Logan and Shelby County Farm Bureaus hosted a great movie night with more than 350 Farm Bureau members, families, and friends in attendance. The night kicked off at 6:30 pm with live music with Steve Rosenbeck, a chili cook-off, and raffle with a JD Pedal Tractor and Half a Hog (processed). Then at 8:30 pm was the Farmland movie taking an intimate lo...
On Thursday, September 11, more than 130 Farm Bureau members and their families enjoyed a wonderful meal and an evening of recognition at our Annual Meeting that was held in conjunction with the Soil & Water Conservation District's Annual Meeting at Winner's Barn. During the meeting were elections of board members, delegates for the 2015 OFBF Annual Meeting and proposed 2014-15 Policies. Elect...
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