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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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Larry Gearhardt

Ohio Farm Bureau's Gearhardt receives national award

October 28, 2011

Larry Gearhardt, long time employee of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, has received the Excellence in Agricultural Law Award from the American Agricultural Law Association.

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Two Ohio counties win national Farm Bureau competition

October 20, 2011

The Darke and Medina County Farm Bureaus have been named winners in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) County Activities of Excellence program and will be exhibiting their programs at the 2012 AFBF annual meeting in Hawaii.

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Hall

Hall Named Ohio Farm Bureau Organization Director

October 12, 2011

Anna Hall has been named Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) organization director for Fairfield, Hocking, Perry, Pickaway and Ross counties. She will work with county Farm Bureau leaders to improve their local communities and strengthen their organization.

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OFBF President Steve Hirsch on his farm with a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crew Cab pickup.

Ohio Farm Bureau Announces $500 GM Savings Program

October 03, 2011

Ohio Farm Bureau members can now receive a $500 discount on each qualifying 2011 or 2012 model year Chevrolet, GMC or Buick vehicle they purchase or lease. This Farm Bureau member exclusive is offered for vehicles purchased or leased through Farm Bureau’s—GM Private Offer at a participating GM dealership.

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Ohio Farm Bureau Membership Grows

September 28, 2011

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has reached statewide membership gain with 214,391 members. It is the 43rd time in the past 44 years that the state’s largest farming and food organization has achieved membership growth.

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Campbell

Campbell Helps Formulate OFBF Policy

September 15, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Kent Campbell of Cedarville is serving on the 2011 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) Policy Development Committee. The committee is charged with collecting, organizing and finalizing policy recommendations submitted by county Farm Bureaus from throughout the state.

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DeBruin

DeBruin Helps Formulate OFBF Policy

September 15, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Patty DeBruin of Millersport is serving on the 2011 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) Policy Development Committee. DeBruin is Southeast Women’s trustee for OFBF. The committee is charged with collecting, organizing and finalizing policy recommendations submitted by county Farm Bureaus throughout the state.

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Finton

Finton Helps Formulate OFBF Policy

September 15, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Connie Finton of New Philadelphia is serving on the 2011 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) Policy Development Committee. The committee is charged with collecting, organizing and finalizing policy recommendations submitted by county Farm Bureaus from throughout the state.

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Gwin

Gwin Helps Formulate OFBF Policy

September 15, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Brian Gwin of Dalton is serving on the 2011 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) Policy Development Committee. The committee is charged with collecting, organizing and finalizing policy recommendations submitted by county Farm Bureaus from throughout the state.

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Haley

Haley Helps Formulate OFBF Policy

September 15, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Pam Haley of West Salem is serving on the 2011 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) Policy Development Committee. Haley is Northeast women’s trustee for OFBF. The committee is charged with collecting, organizing and finalizing policy recommendations submitted by county Farm Bureaus throughout the state.