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Ohio Farm Bureau issues water quality status report

April 20, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Addressing the challenges that threaten Ohio’s clean water resources is an important priority for the agriculture community. The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has released a report detailing its efforts to ensure safe and healthy water for the state.

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Cleveland

Executive director named for reorganized Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation

April 09, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Shawn Cleveland has been named executive director of the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation, a 501(c) nonprofit, public charitable organization. Established in 1985, the foundation helps community groups, civic leaders and consumers in rural, suburban and urban neighborhoods use agriculture to address a variety of quality of life issues.

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New fertilizer applicator certification class added in northwestern Ohio

April 08, 2015

A new fertilizer applicator certification class has been added in northwestern Ohio. The new class, organized by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF), will be held April 13 at the Lighthouse Banquet Facility, 10055 W. U.S. Rt. 224, Findlay.

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Buck selected for national agricultural leadership training program

April 06, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Dr. Emily Buck of New Bloomington has been selected to be a part of the eighth class of American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) Partners in Agricultural Leadership (PAL) class, a two-year, high-level program that includes intense, in-person and hands-on training.

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AgriPOWER graduates

Nineteen leaders graduate from AgriPOWER Institute Class VI

March 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Nineteen select leaders and advocates recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) AgriPOWER Institute Class VI. 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.

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Beam graduates from AgriPOWER Institute

March 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Sabina resident Brooke Beam is one of 19 farmers and agribusiness professionals who recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) AgriPOWER Institute, Class VI.

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Black graduates from AgriPOWER Institute

March 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Delaware resident Jarred Black is one of 19 farmers and agribusiness professionals who recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) AgriPOWER Institute, Class VI.

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Campbell graduates from AgriPOWER Institute

March 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Waynesville resident Adam Campbell is one of 19 farmers and agribusiness professionals who recently graduated Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) AgriPOWER Institute, Class VI.

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Clemson

Clemson graduates from AgriPOWER Institute

March 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Johnston resident Christen Clemson is one of 19 farmers and agribusiness professionals who recently graduated Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) AgriPOWER Institute, Class VI.

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Cox graduates from AgriPOWER Institute

March 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Dresden resident Jenny Cox is one of 19 farmers and agribusiness professionals who recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) AgriPOWER Institute, Class VI.