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October 2014 News from the State Board File

The October board meeting focused on budget planning and membership model code language in addition to ongoing policy issues related to water quality and taxes.

August 2014 News from the State Board File

The August Ohio Farm Bureau Board meeting agenda included discussing the Toledo water issues and Healthy Water Ohio iniative, AGGPAC "Friend of Ag" presentations, an update on potential health insurance programs and services, 2014 membership campaign update and membership model discussion.

June 2014 News from the State Board File

The June Ohio Farm Bureau Board meeting agenda topics included connecting to OARDC/ATI, FitzGerald and Kasich visits, membership model and goal setting and budget priorities.

April 2014 News from the State Board File

The April Ohio Farm Bureau Board meeting agenda topics included board member transitions; OFBF Foundations strategy; review of the 45 day volunteer membership campaign; Ohio State Fair plans; State Capital Improvements bond issue; and Ohio State's CFAES facilities.

February 2014 News from the State Board File

The February Ohio Farm Bureau Board meeting agenda topics included membership campaign, membership model study group work, nutrient legislation, wind energy lawsuit and Our Ohio annual meeting and reorganization meeting.

January 2014 News from the Board File

Agenda items included briefings on nutrient legislation, corn checkoff, state and federal legislative priorities, review of IRS form 990, membership model task force and AFBF annual convention highlights.

October 2013 News from the Board File

Agenda items included new membership model proposal, financial audit and 2014 budget, annual meeting and leadership forum, nutrient legislation, farm bill, farm labor and honors to be awarded.

August 2013 News from the Board File

Agenda items included Ohio Farm Bureau print services, development of the Ohio Farm Bureau Health Benefits Plan, discussion of potential new membership classifications and appropriate dues levels and the Beef Checkoff.

April 2013 News from the State Board File

The board discussed the state budget, water quality and nutrient management, public policy victories, membership, a redesign of OurOhio.org, the beef check-off and upcoming animal handling meetings.

January 2013 News from the Board File

Agenda items include membership update; national recognition; fiscal review; Ag Day at the Capitol; 2013 state and national priority issues.

October 2012 News from the Board File

Agenda items included water quality, state tax policy, membership plan/goals, OFBF and AFBF annual meetings, OFBF Advisory Councils, financial audits and fiscal year changes.

August 2012 News from the State Board Meeting File

Agenda items included the 2012-2013 organization priorities, opposition to state Issue 2, results of the Every Member Sign a Member Sweepstakes and Friends of Farm Bureau designations.

June 2012 News from the Board File

Agenda items included 2013 goals; wrapping up membership; severance tax, nutrient management and AGGPAC discussion; GM benefit; Ohio State Fair; Leadership Conference and U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance.