COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Ohio farmers will take another step forward in their efforts to protect Lake Erie under a new law moving through the Ohio General Assembly, according to the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has presented its official recommendations to the Ohio General Assembly and Ohio Tax Commissioner Joseph W. Testa that will improve and modernize the Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) program.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) –The second annual Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum will be held Dec. 10 in Columbus and will focus on how Ohioans can effectively engage and improve their local communities.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Six Ohio county Farm Bureaus have been chosen as winners in the 2015 American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) County Activities of Excellence Awards (CAE) program. They are the Champaign, Franklin, Gallia, Knox, Muskingum and Tuscarawas county Farm Bureaus.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) is bringing together experts to intensify its examination of the complex formula used in calculating Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV). Many landowners have raised concerns as values are rising at the same time crop prices are falling. OFBF’s goal is to provide solutions to those concerns while preserving the integrity and purpose of the program. CAUV is designed to accurately value land as farm ground rather than as development property.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The winners of the Ohio Youth Capitol Challenge recently presented their policy proposal to local legislators and candidates running for state office.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Incumbent Ohio Supreme Court Justices Judith French and Sharon Kennedy have both been named a “Friend of Agriculture” by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s Agriculture for Good Government Political Action Committee (AGGPAC).
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation has named the newest members of its Young Agricultural Professionals Advisory Team: Liz and Matt Funderburgh of North Lewisburg, Terri Specht of Chickasaw, Ashton and Kyle Walls of Mt. Vernon and Karl Wedemeyer of LaRue.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Kelly and Michelle Abfall of Albany have been named winners of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2014 Outstanding Young Farmer Award.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Kristin Reese of Baltimore has been named winner of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2014 Excellence in Agriculture Award. The award recognizes successful young agricultural professionals who are actively contributing and growing through their involvement with Farm Bureau and agriculture.