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Prettyman

Prettyman Helps Formulate OFBF Policy

August 28, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Cy Prettyman of New Bloomington is serving on the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Policy Development Committee. The committee collects and organizes public policy recommendations from county Farm Bureaus and presents the final policy suggestions to be voted on by Ohio Farm Bureau’s delegates during the state annual meeting in December.

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Troyer

Troyer Helps Formulate OFBF Policy

August 28, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Andra Troyer of London is serving on the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Policy Development Committee. The committee collects and organizes public policy recommendations from county Farm Bureaus and presents the final policy suggestions to be voted on by Ohio Farm Bureau’s delegates during the state annual meeting in December.

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McMullen

McMullen named Ohio Farm Bureau organization direct

August 20, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Suzie McMullen of Pickerington has been named Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s organization director for Fairfield, Hocking, Perry, Pickaway and Ross counties. In her position, she will be a liaison between the county Farm Bureaus and Ohio Farm Bureau. She will assist county groups with program development and implementation and enhance their ability to serve members and affect positive change in their communities.

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2015 Ohio Youth Capital Challenge winners named

August 19, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – A plan to educate young students about agriculture and fund 4-H agriscience programs in major cities earned Leah Brown of Warren County, Natalie Pavlick of Hamilton County and Tyler White and Mercedes Woodson, both of Montgomery County, the first place award in the 2015 Ohio Youth Capital Challenge finals.

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Farmers, food processors and Nationwide help feed the hungry

August 11, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) –Mid-Ohio Foodbank is serving 3,557 meals as a result of the “Canstruction” project sponsored by Ohio farmers, food processors and Nationwide Insurance during the recently concluded Ohio State Fair.

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Farm Bureau offers interactive agriculture experiences at the Ohio State Fair

July 22, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Family fun and a connection to rural Ohio are just two of the many reasons for visitors to stop by the “Land and Living” exhibit at the Ohio State Fair, July 29 to Aug. 9. Presented by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and Nationwide, the exhibit demonstrates agriculture’s link to everyday life.

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2015-2016 AgriPOWER class

19 Ohioans participate in intensive agricultural leadership program

July 22, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Nineteen farmers and agribusiness professionals have been selected for the 2015-2016 AgriPOWER class. AgriPOWER is the Ohio Farm Federation’s (OFBF) elite training program designed to help participants become community leaders and advocates for agriculture. The yearlong program consists of seven, two-to-three-day training sessions that focus on public policy issues facing agriculture and the food industry.

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Adams

Adams selected for intensive agricultural leadership program

July 22, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Jeff Adams of Urbana is is one of 19 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected for the 2015-2016 AgriPOWER class. AgriPOWER is the Ohio Farm Federation’s elite training program designed to help participants become community leaders and advocates for agriculture. The yearlong program consists of seven two-to-three-day training sessions that focus on public policy issues facing agriculture and the food industry.

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Beekman

Beekman selected for intensive agricultural leadership program

July 22, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Elaine Beekman of Wellington is is one of 19 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected for the 2015-2016 AgriPOWER class. AgriPOWER is the Ohio Farm Federation’s elite training program designed to help participants become community leaders and advocates for agriculture. The yearlong program consists of seven two-to-three-day training sessions that focus on public policy issues facing agriculture and the food industry.

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Bender

Bender selected for intensive agricultural leadership program

July 22, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Libby Bender of Prospect is is one of 19 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected for the 2015-2016 AgriPOWER class. AgriPOWER is the Ohio Farm Federation’s elite training program designed to help participants become community leaders and advocates for agriculture. The yearlong program consists of seven two-to-three-day training sessions that focus on public policy issues facing agriculture and the food industry.