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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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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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Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation Awards Agricultural Grants

February 06, 2012

The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation has awarded a series of Agricultural Action & Awareness Grants supporting programs & projects focusing on agricultural education & ecological and/or economic development for the 2012 program year.

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Wells Is New Farm Bureau Communications Specialist

February 02, 2012

Callie Wells has been named communications specialist by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. She’ll contribute to the organization’s web and multimedia team, focusing on communications through the organization's website, e-newsletters and participation in social media.

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Heimerls named to American Farm Bureau committee

December 14, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Matt and Rachel Heimerl of Johnstown have been appointed to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee. The appointment was announced by AFBF President Bob Stallman.

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Ohio Farm Bureau Delegates Establish 2012 Policy

December 07, 2011

Energy, water quality, farm policy and Ohio State University Extension services were the primary topics member delegates discussed during the 93rd annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.

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Baker Elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board

December 02, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Roger Baker of Wooster has been elected District 8 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization and represent Farm Bureau members from Ashland, Medina, Summit and Wayne counties.

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Harrison Elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board

December 02, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Katherine Harrison of Canal Winchester has been elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). She will represent Farm Bureau members from District 11, which consists of Delaware, Franklin, Madison and Union counties. As trustee she will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization.

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Osswald Elected to Farm Bureau Board

December 02, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Lane Osswald of Eldorado has been elected District 18 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization and represent Farm Bureau members from Butler, Hamilton, Montgomery and Preble counties.

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Patterson Elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board

December 02, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – James W. (Bill) Patterson of Chesterland has been elected District 4 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent Farm Bureau members from Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake and Trumbull counties and will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization.

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Wuebker Elected to Farm Bureau Board

December 02, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Jeff Wuebker of Versailles has been elected District 14 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent Farm Bureau members from Champaign, Clark, Darke and Miami counties and will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization.

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DeBruin Re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board

December 02, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Patty DeBruin of Millersport has been re-elected Southeast Women’s Trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). She will be serving her third three-year term as the representative of Farm Bureau members in 24 Ohio counties. She was elected Dec. 2 during the group’s annual meeting in Columbus.