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Long wins Ohio Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

July 01, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Elizabeth Long of London is the winner of the 2015 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) Discussion Meet. The final round of the competition was held during OFBF’s Young Agricultural Professionals Summer Reach Out event June 27 at Miami County Fairgrounds.

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Statement on DeWine’s lawsuit about U.S. EPA ‘waters of the United States' rule

June 30, 2015

Editors: The following statement may be attributed to the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.

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Spangler named graphic designer for Ohio Farm Bureau

June 26, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Joyce Spangler has been named Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s graphic designer. In her position, Spangler is responsible for layout and design of Farm Bureau publications, including Our Ohio magazine and Buckeye Farm News and helping maintain the integrity of the corporate brand.

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Farm Bureau seeks farm tax changes

June 18, 2015

Organization’s members asked to contact state lawmakers

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Young Farmers awarded free use of Kubota tractor

June 04, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) Outstanding Young Farmers Kelly and Michelle Abfall of Albany recently received a Kubota M-Series tractor to use for 250 hours, one of the prizes for being named the 2014 state contest winner.

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Hicks named Ohio Farm Bureau’s business development field director

June 01, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Tim Hicks of Lexington has been named Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) business development field director.

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Davis named Ohio Farm Bureau organization director

June 01, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Haley Davis of Bucyrus has been promoted to Ohio Farm Bureau Federation organization director for Crawford, Marion, Morrow, Richland and Wyandot counties. Davis will act as liaison between the county Farm Bureaus and Ohio Farm Bureau. She will assist the county groups as they develop and implement programs to strengthen their organizations and enhance their ability to serve members and affect positive change in their communities.

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Toledo food and water quality event identifies solutions and challenges

May 29, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Collaboration and continual improvement are the keys to balancing clean water and food production, according to panelists who participated in Food Dialogues®:Toledo. The biggest challenge is inadequate funding to improve knowledge, management and infrastructure.

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Diverse panels to hold online discussion of food and water issues

May 21, 2015

The Toledo water crisis of last summer and the challenges of balancing food production and water quality will be the topics of Food Dialogues® Toledo, a live, interactive online event May 28 from 10 a.m. to noon. Panelists will include representatives from city government, agriculture, business, environment and science. The event will take place at Forrester’s on the River near downtown Toledo.

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Farm Bureau makes additional CAUV recommendations

May 13, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has offered a second set of recommended changes to the state’s Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) program, which should result in more accurate valuations that reflect the current economic conditions faced by landowners are facing. An additional benefit should be to encourage more participation in conservation practices and programs.