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For interviews, background information, story ideas or sources (farmers or staff), or if you would like to be added to our news release distribution list, contact:

Joe Cornely
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Corporate Communications
Email: jcornely@ofbf.org
Tel: 614 – 246 – 8230

Rebecca Everman
Executive Assistant
Corporate Communications
Email: reverman@ofbf.org
Tel: 614 – 246 – 8241

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News Releases

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Farm Bill, other ag issues on OFBF’s agenda

April 29, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – As Ohio farmers work to get crops planted, Farm Bureau is working on their behalf in Washington, D.C. according to Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) President Steve Hirsch.

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OFBF responds to HSUS Ohio plans

April 25, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) issued the following statement following the launch of a new Ohio initiative by the Washington D.C.-based Humane Society of the United States (HSUS).

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Seegers joins OFBF public policy team

April 23, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Tony Seegers has been named director of state policy for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).

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Tom Beam, Kubota and Erik Scott of Georgetown and the new M-series Kubota tractor.

Outstanding Young Farmer winner awarded free use of Kubota tractor

April 17, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Ohio Farm Bureau’s 2012 Outstanding Young Farmer Erik Scott of Georgetown recently received a Kubota M-Series tractor to use for 250 hours, one of his prizes for being named the state winner.

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OFBF to host webinar on farm impacts of algal blooms

April 15, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Farmers who need to know how they’ll be affected by outbreaks of harmful algal blooms can learn more at a members-only webinar from the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).

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AgriPOWER Class V graduates

Twenty-one graduate from AgriPOWER Institute

April 11, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Twenty-one select leaders and advocates recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) AgriPOWER Institute. 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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(Pictured l to r) Jack Fisher, OFBF executive vice president, Ms. Cassell and Sandy Kuhn, AgriPOWER director.

Cindy Cassell graduates from AgriPOWER Institute

April 11, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Cindy Cassell PhD, RD, LD, of New Richmond recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) AgriPOWER Institute. 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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(Pictured l to r) Jack Fisher, OFBF executive vice president, Mr. Flax and Sandy Kuhn, AgriPOWER director.

Flax graduates from AgriPOWER Institute

April 11, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Kevin Flax of South Charleston recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) AgriPOWER Institute. 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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(Pictured l to r) Jack Fisher, OFBF executive vice president, Mr. Fogt and Sandy Kuhn, AgriPOWER director.

Fogt graduates from AgriPOWER Institute

April 11, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Jason Fogt of Anna recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) AgriPOWER Institute. 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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(Pictured l to r) Jack Fisher, OFBF executive vice president, Ms. Haines and Sandy Kuhn, AgriPOWER director.

Haines graduates from AgriPOWER Institute

April 11, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Christie Haines of Lowell recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) AgriPOWER Institute. 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.