Cara Lawson has been promoted to director of community engagement for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). She will be responsible for OFBF’s education and marketing initiatives aimed at building closer ties among Farm Bureau members and the public.
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Dan Toland has been promoted to director of digital strategy for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will be responsible for developing OFBF’s social media and Web strategies and tactics and for helping Farm Bureau members use social media to connect with each other and consumers.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation (Foundation), the Animals for Life Foundation (AFL) and the new Ohio Center on Agricultural Law, Inc. (OCAL) have united to host the Seventh Annual Rural – Urban Community Auction.
Larry Gearhardt, long time employee of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, has received the Excellence in Agricultural Law Award from the American Agricultural Law Association.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.