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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
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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Burkett

Burkett Elected Treasurer of Ohio Farm Bureau

December 02, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Frank Burkett III of Massillon has been elected treasurer for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). It is the third highest elected office in the organization. He remains District 9 trustee, representing Farm Bureau members from Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage and Stark counties.

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Sharp

Sharp to Lead OFBF Public Policy Team

December 02, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Adam Sharp has been named vice president, public policy for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will be responsible for directing federal, state and local public affairs activities aimed at carrying out the policies established by OFBF members.

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Stimpert and Peach

Stimpert, Peach Accept New Duties with Ohio Farm Bureau

December 02, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Keith Stimpert has been named senior vice president, organization for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will be responsible for oversight of OFBF’s support services and field operations including organization director services for county Farm Bureaus.

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Heimerls

Heimerls Named 2011 Ohio Farm Bureau Outstanding Young Farmers

December 02, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Matt and Rachel Heimerl of Johnstown have been named winners of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2011 Outstanding Young Farmer Award.

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Islers Named 2011 Ohio Farm Bureau Excellence In Agriculture Winners

December 02, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Scott and Tracie Isler of Prospect have been named winners of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2011 Excellence in Agriculture contest.

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Brammell Wins OFBF Discussion Meet

December 02, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Shelby Brammell of Kenton has been named the winner of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2011 Discussion Meet. The annual contest tests young professionals’ subject knowledge, problem solving abilities and personal and small group communications skills.

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County Farm Bureaus Recognized for Excellence

December 02, 2011

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) annual meeting, Nov. 30 through Dec. 2 in Columbus.

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Ohio Farm Bureau Honors Agricultural Supporters

December 02, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Five outstanding leaders in Ohio agriculture were honored by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) at the group’s 93nd annual meeting Dec. 1 in Columbus.

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OFBF to Hold Annual Meeting

November 23, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The 93rd annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) will take place Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Columbus, Ohio. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Working and Growing Together.”

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Four Ohioans Named Winners of 'My Ohio Agriculture' Video Contest

November 08, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Four Ohioans have been named winners of $500 each in the 'My Ohio Agriculture' video contest, sponsored by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation's Center for Food and Animal Issues.