COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Ohioans who are considering running for public office are invited to attend a campaign management seminar hosted by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). The seminar is Sept. 8 and 9 at the OFBF office in Columbus and will prepare potential candidates for winning elections at the local, state and federal levels. Spouses and campaign managers are welcome.
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The repeal of Ohio’s estate tax will benefit family farms, small businesses and Ohio’s economy according to the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). The elimination of the “death tax” will preserve farms and businesses as they are passed from one generation to the next while retaining jobs and taxes in local communities.
The Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act protects pesticide applicators, their customers and state and local government from costs associated with duplicating already existing federal pesticide regulations.
Ohio livestock producers now have important legal protection if animals escape through no fault of the farmer with the passage and enactment of House Bill 22. The legislation, a priority issue for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF), passed the Ohio House and Senate unanimously.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation (Foundation) has announced that J. Michael Townsley, president of Bob Evans Foods, is the honoree for the organization’s 2011 Golf Invitational.
Ohio farm exports are forecast to increase by $55 million dollars per year if Congress passes three pending free trade agreements (FTAs). The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) is encouraging farmers to contact Ohio’s Senators and Representatives and ask for their support of this important issue.
Cindy Hollingshead Scholarship Fund Supports Careers in Organization Leadership, Volunteerism and Community Development
Steve Berk has been named organization director for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) in Clinton, Fayette, Greene and Warren counties.
Three scholarship programs associated with the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation have collectively selected ten $1,000 scholarship recipients for the upcoming 2011-12 academic year.
Paul Davidson of Newark has been elected to the board of trustees of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent the interests of OFBF members in Coshocton, Holmes, Knox and Licking counties and provide governance to the state’s largest agricultural organization.