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Email: jcornely@ofbf.org
Tel: 614 – 246 – 8230

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Email: reverman@ofbf.org
Tel: 614 – 246 – 8241

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News Releases

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Farm Bureau Endorsement Pays Off For Candidates

November 08, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – 95 percent of the candidates who received the endorsement of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation won their races on Election Day.

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Farm Bureau Radio Show Hosts Issue 2 Debate

October 30, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – State Issue 2 will be debated on this week’s Town Hall Ohio, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) weekly public affairs radio program.

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Scott named OFBF Outstanding Young Farmer

October 16, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Erik Scott of Georgetown has been named Ohio’s Outstanding Young Farmer by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).

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McGlinch wins OFBF Excellence in Agriculture contest

October 16, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Greg McGlinch of Versailles has been named winner of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) Excellence in Agriculture award program.

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OFBF Young Ag Professional leaders named

October 11, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has named the newest members of its Young Agricultural Professionals Advisory Team.

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Schappacher is new Farm Bureau Organization Director

October 11, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has named Ashley Schappacher organization director for Fairfield, Hocking, Perry, Pickaway and Ross counties.

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Ohio’s U.S. Senate candidates Sherrod Brown and Josh Mandel.

Brown and Mandel share views on 'Town Hall Ohio'

October 11, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Ohio’s U.S. Senate candidates Sherrod Brown and Josh Mandel will appear on this weekend’s broadcast of Town Hall Ohio. They participated separately in question and answer sessions for the weekly radio program produced by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.

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Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau member Eric Prysi won the grand prize - a 2012 Chevy Silverado pickup truck.

Ohio Farm Bureau Membership Expands

September 21, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has increased its membership for 2012. Both total membership, at 214,400, and farmer membership, at 59,754 exceeded last year’s numbers.

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Weilnau Helps Formulate OFBF Policy

September 20, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Sparky Weilnau of Milan is chairman of the 2012 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) policy development committee.

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Hirsch Helps Formulate OFBF Policy

September 20, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Steve Hirsch of Chillicothe is serving on the 2012 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) policy development committee.