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Farm Bureau Leadership Opportunities Available To Young Adults

Published Apr. 23, 2012 | Discuss this on Facebook
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For Immediate Release

April 23, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) Young Ag Professionals program is now accepting applications for its advisory team. The advisory team suggests, develops and conducts activities that provide opportunities for young couples and singles age 35 and younger to become involved in Ohio Farm Bureau. The advisory team also recruits young farmers to participate in Farm Bureau activities.

An application process is used to select team members and is based on Farm Bureau involvement, leadership potential and community service.

Team members serve a two-year term, providing assistance in planning a yearly leadership conference and hosting Young Agricultural Professionals in a variety of in and out of state events.

Applications are due by June 1. Applications and more information about the Young Ag Professional program are available at http://Bit.ly/youngagprofessionals . Additional sources of information are county Farm Bureau offices or Melinda Witten at mwitten@ofbf.org.

Farm Bureau Young Agricultural Professionals are full- and part-time farmers, OSU Extension agents, teachers, consumer educators, former Ohio Farm Bureau youth members, FFA and 4-H alumni, farm media communicators, livestock and equine enthusiasts, wine makers, alpaca breeders, seed representatives, beekeepers, green industry employees, gardeners, foodies and more.

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CONTACT: Joe Cornely

PHONE: (614) 246-8230

E-MAIL: jcornely@ofbf.org

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