COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Ohio’s new nutrient management law is good for the state’s water resources and for responsible farmers, according to the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). Senate Bill 150 complements extensive voluntary efforts by farmers to keep fertilizer from escaping fields and getting into lakes and waterways.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Frank Burkett III of Massillon has been elected first vice president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – James W. (Bill) Patterson of Chesterland has been elected treasurer of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Thirty-three high school students from across the state learned how to take action in the government process by participating in the Ohio Youth Capitol Challenge program. Sponsored by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, 4-H and FFA, the policy development program took place Feb. 18-19 in Columbus. Part of the program included breakfast at the Statehouse where the students met with state legislative leaders and toured the Capitol.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Amy Beth Graves has been named communications specialist for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). She’ll write, edit and do photography for OFBF’s publications Our Ohio magazine and Buckeye Farm News as well as contribute to the organization’s web and marketing teams.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation continues to develop programs to help smaller, community-based groups and has awarded a series of Agricultural Action and Awareness Grants for the 2014 program year.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – John Schoenhals of Archbold and Caroline Weihl of Perrysburg recently represented Ohio in the national Collegiate Discussion Meet, a contest promoted by the Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) program of the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF).
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Four finalists have been named in Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2014 Discussion Meet. They are Elaine Beekman of Wellington, Christen Clemson of Cortland, Elizabeth Mead of Mechanicsburg and Victoria Shaw of Litchfield.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Editors: The following statement may be attributed to John C. (Jack) Fisher, executive vice president, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Editors: The following statement from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation on House passage of Farm Bill may be attributed to John C. (Jack) Fisher, executive vice president, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.