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Tel: 614 – 246 – 8230

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Tel: 614 – 246 – 8241

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Ohio Governor-elect John Kasich addresses the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting.

OFBF Establishes Priorities for 2011

December 03, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) delegates established the organization’s priority issues and heard from Governor-elect John Kasich during the group’s 92nd annual meeting Dec. 1 to 3 in Columbus.

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Joslin

Joslin Re-Elected to District 10 Trustee Seat on Farm Bureau Board

December 03, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Ellen Joslin of Sidney was re-elected to her third three-year term as a state trustee for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) during the organization’s annual meeting Dec. 1 to 3 in Columbus. She represents Farm Bureau members in District 10, which consists of Auglaize, Logan, Mercer and Shelby counties. Joslin originally joined the Farm Bureau board in 2000 as Northwest Women's Trustee.

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Mossbarger

Mossbarger Re-Elected to OFBF Board

December 03, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – John Mossbarger of Washington Court House has been re-elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent Farm Bureau members from Clinton, Fayette, Greene and Warren counties in the governance of the state’s largest farm organization. Mossbarger first joined the board in February, 2010, to fill an unexpired term. This is his first election to a full three-year term.

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Schumm

Schumm Re-Elected Trustee of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation

December 03, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Mike Schumm of Willshire was re-elected to his fourth term as a state trustee of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) during the organization’s annual meeting Dec. 1 to 3 in Columbus. Schumm represents Farm Bureau members in District 5, which consists of Allen, Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert counties.

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Troyer

Troyer Re-Elected to Farm Bureau State Board

December 03, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Andra Troyer of London was re-elected to her third three-year term on the board of trustees for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) during the organization’s annual meeting Dec. 1 to 3 in Columbus. As Southwest Women’s Trustee, Troyer represents Farm Bureau members from 22 Ohio counties.

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Nichole Gordon-Coy

Gordon-Coy Tops OFBF Discussion Meet

December 03, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Nichole Gordon-Coy of Carrollton is the winner of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2010 Discussion Meet. The annual contest tests young professionals’ subject knowledge, problem solving abilities and personal and small group communication skills. Gordon-Coy was announced as the winner during annual meeting Dec. 1 to 3 in Columbus.

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Ruth McLaughlin, the first Farm Bureau volunteer-member to receive the Agricultural Communicator Award.

Ohio Farm Bureau Honors Agricultural Supporters

December 03, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Four outstanding leaders in Ohio agriculture were honored by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) at the group’s 92nd annual meeting.

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County Farm Bureaus Receive Awards

December 03, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - The exceptional work of county Farm Bureau volunteers was recognized during the County Achievement Awards program during the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) annual meeting, Dec. 1 to 3 in Columbus. County programming in Communications, Food and Animal Issues, Organization and Public Policy were judged by member- volunteers.

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Ohio Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Scheduled

November 24, 2010

Three-hundred forty-one delegates representing all Ohio counties will establish the organization’s policies and elect state leaders at the 92nd annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Dec. 1-3, 2010 in Columbus.

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Finney

Attorney Named to Farm Bureau Staff

November 23, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Leah Finney has been named director of legal education for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).