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Farm Bureau Leadership Opportunities Available To Young Adults

Published Apr. 23, 2012

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federationís (OFBF) Young Ag Professionals program is now accepting applications for its advisory team. The advisory team suggests, develops and conducts activities that provide opportunities for young couples and singles age 35 and younger to become involved in Ohio Farm Bureau. The advisory team also recruits young farmers to participate in Farm Bureau activities.An applicat...


Garman Graduates From AgriPOWER Institute

Published Apr. 17, 2012

Adam Garman recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federationís (OFBF) AgriPOWER Institute. The intensive, yearlong leadership training program was launched in 2008 to help farmers and agricultural professionals gain influence over public policy issues that impact their businesses. Garman, a Ross County Farm Bureau member, works with his family as the third generation in their agribusiness, Garm...


Enroll in AgriPOWER!

Published Mar. 22, 2012

Never before in the history of agriculture has there been the urgency there is today for leaders and advocates for agriculture. With that in mind, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) launched an elite program designed specifically for farmers and agribusiness professionals: AgriPOWER. This yearlong program focuses on public policy issues confronting† agriculture and the food industry such as animal...


Land As Your Legacy

Published Mar. 19, 2012

The Ohio Farm Bureau and Nationwide Insurance have a family like relationship. Since OFBF started Nationwide, they have always stood by Farm Bureau and supported our members. One of the many things they help us with is informing our members on important features of being a policy holder and helping members to plan their future. Thursday, March 15, Ross County Farm Bureau teamed up with Joel Gerber...


Farmer's Care Breakfast and Workers Comp Meeting.

Published Mar. 19, 2012

Hundreds lined up in Chillicothe for a taste of one of the cheapest meals in town. For $1, you could get a full plate at the Ross County Farm Bureauís annual Farmers Care Breakfast Wednesday evening, March 14, your Ross County Farm Bureau volunteers came to set up for the next day. Then they started at 5:30 a.m. Thursday morning to make breakfast for the community.† As publicized, opening was at 7...


Pipeline Informational Meeting

Published Mar. 8, 2012

You are invited to attend a special meeting concerning the issue of a pipeline coming to Pickaway County. This meeting is open to the public and will feature Ohio Farm Bureauís Director for Energy Services, Dale Arnold. There is yet another pipeline planning to come through our area. The Westfall Elementary School is the intended location of this pipeline. Come join us, listen to Dale and ask any ...


Land as your Legacy Meeting

Published Mar. 1, 2012

If you want a say in what happens to your farm or ranch, you need a plan.Itís your land and you should decide who inherits it. But if you want to ensure your wishes are carried out after youíre gone, then you need a transition plan. It ensures your wishes are honored and minimizes legal difficulties and confusion for your family as your operation transitions to the next generation. So, join us for...


Livestock Care Standards Meeting

Published Feb. 29, 2012

The Pickaway and Ross County Farm Bureaus would like to invite local farmers, livestock haulers, veterinarians and the public to attend a meeting on the new Livestock Standards March 22 at 7p.m. at the† Pickaway-Ross Career and Technical Center.† The speaker for the night will be Dr. Leah Dorman, DVM, Director of Food Programs at Ohio Farm Bureau. She will provide an update of the stateís new live...


New Member Benefit!

Published Feb. 29, 2012

Air Evac is offering Fairfield County Farm Bureau members a new member benefit -- $10 off any one-year membership Air Evac offers. Although you do not have to be an Air Evac member to be transported, membership offers several important benefits: First, as one of more than 1 million members, Air Evac Lifeteam will work on your behalf with your benefits provider to secure payment for your flight, wi...


HEAR on the Farm - Earn $

Published Feb. 24, 2012

Ohio Farm Bureau mebers and participate in a hearing-loss study, HEAR on the Farm. HEAR on the Farm is a web-based study being offered to farmers in the interest of reducing noise-related hearing losses among producers by increasing their use of hearing protection devices. The University created the program with funds from the National Institutes of Health and in collaboration with the American Fa...

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