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Welcome reporters. Ohio Farm Bureau is eager to help you meet the needs of your readers, viewers and listeners.

You can rely on Ohio Farm Bureau members and staff as knowledgeable sources on diverse subjects such as:
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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
Sr. Director
Corporate Communications
Tel: 614 – 246 – 8230

Rebecca Everman
Executive Assistant
Corporate Communications
Tel: 614 – 246 – 8241

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News Releases


Haley Re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board of Trustees

November 30, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Pam Haley of West Salem has been re-elected for a second, three-year term as Northeast Women’s Trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).


County Farm Bureaus Recognized for Quality Programming

November 30, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The exceptional work of county Farm Bureau volunteers was recognized through County Achievement Awards presented during Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 94th annual meeting, Nov. 28-30 in Columbus.


Ohio Farm Bureau Presents Distinguished Service Awards

November 30, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Three outstanding leaders in Ohio agriculture were honored with Distinguished Service Awards presented by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). The honorees are conservation activist Dave Brandt, youth leader Bill Diley and public servant Steve Maurer.


Heimerl Wins Ohio Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

November 30, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Brad Heimerl of Johnstown is the winner of the 2012 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) Discussion Meet. He won the finals of the event during the OFBF annual meeting Nov. 28 – 30 in Columbus.


Ohio Farm Bureau to hold annual meeting

November 26, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - The 94th annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) will be held Nov. 28 – 30 at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus.


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.


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.


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).


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.


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.