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Leadership Forum Planned For Food and Farm Community

November 11, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The inaugural Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum is aimed at empowering Ohioans to improve their communities. The event will include members of farm and food organizations, civic groups, business, government and other sectors to focus on four themes: general leadership skills, developing boards of directors/trustees, technology and current policy issues. The forum will take place Dec. 4 at the Hyatt Regency Columbus.


Meeks joins Ohio Farm Bureau public policy team

October 30, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Lacey Meeks has been named director of political education for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).


Endsley named top legal officer for Ohio Farm Bureau

October 28, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Chad Endsley has been promoted to general counsel for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).


Curtis promoted at Ohio Farm Bureau

October 28, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Leah Curtis has been named director of agricultural law and leader of the legal and local policy team for the Public Policy Department of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).


Dorman to lead animal and food policy team at Ohio Farm Bureau

October 28, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Leah Dorman, D.V.M. has been named senior director for animal and food policy for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).


Teter named director, content strategy for Ohio Farm Bureau

October 28, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Seth Teter has been promoted to director of content strategy for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).


Ohio County Farm Bureaus Excel in National Contest

October 18, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Four Ohio county Farm Bureaus have been chosen as winners in the 2014 American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) County Activities of Excellence Awards (CAE) program. They are the Carroll, Franklin, Highland and Marion County Farm Bureaus.


$1,500 GM Savings Available to Farm Bureau Members

October 09, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – For a limited time, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) members can save $1,500 on the purchase of select Chevrolet and GMC pickup trucks. The special member benefit applies to new 2013 and 2014 regular cab heavy duty (2500/3500 series) trucks. The offer runs through April 1, 2014.


Dog Laws and Commercial Breeding Meeting to be Held for Farm Bureau Members

September 11, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) members are invited to attend a comprehensive discussion of Ohio’s dog laws and an update on commercial dog breeding laws and regulations. The online event takes place Oct. 3 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.


Online Meetings Explain CAUV Increase in 23 Counties

September 10, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Landowners in 23 counties with property enrolled in the current agricultural use valuation program (CAUV) will once again see a rise in CAUV values, likely increasing what they pay in taxes.