Ohio Farm Bureau is teaming up with 4-H and FFA on a program that will teach high school students how to take action in the government process. The Ohio Youth Capital Challenge program will take place Feb. 11-12 in Columbus. A committee will choose 50 high school students from across the state to participate in the new 1 ½ day-long policy development program that will take place at the Statehouse ...
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has named the newest members of its Young Agricultural Professionals Advisory Team. They are Ron Burns of Milford Center, Latham and Katie Farley of Piketon, Aaron and Sarah Heilers of Anna and Duayne and Monica Wetherell of Mingo Junction. As team members, they will help develop and conduct activities that provide opportunities for y...
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has increased its membership for 2012. Both total membership, at 214,400, and farmer membership, at 59,754 exceeded last year’s numbers. This is the 44th time in the past 45 years that OFBF has attained overall membership growth. Credit for the accomplishment is given to the organization’s volunteers and staff as well as to Farm Bureau’s long-standing partner...
The Ohio Farm Bureau board of directors recently voted to support a yes vote on the upcoming Ohio Beef Checkoff Referendum. See the attachment for information on the vote and copies of the background materials relating to it. Ohio Cattlemen's Association (OCA) appreciates your assistance with informing producers of this information. If you have questions, or would like to have someone from OCA to ...
Ohio Farm Bureau Conducting Drought Survey, Launches Online Resource Page COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Members of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) are participating in a survey to assess the damage associated with the 2012 drought. Farm Bureau will use the survey data to work with its members, government and the public to address the consequences of this summer’s extreme weather.In addition, OFBF...
Ohio farmers and truck drivers who regularly haul products throughout the state have a new guide to stay in compliance with laws and regulations, helping them spend more time on the road, and less time stopped by law enforcement on the side of it. Ohio Farm Bureau's “Farmer’s Guide to Truck and Farm Implement Laws and Regulations" is a 38-page spiral bound notebook outlining laws and regulations t...
This is the new book of the year from American Farm Bureau Foundation. It is the story of food and how it gets to your lunchbox. They are available in the office for $9. Please call 800-451-8908 to make sure we still have some in stock before you stop by. There is a picture of it attached below....
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