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Discussion Meet finalists

2015 Ohio Farm Bureau Discussion Meet finalists named

February 03, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Four finalists have been named in Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2015 Discussion Meet. They are Elaine Beekman of Wellington, Andy Korb of Oxford, Elizabeth Long of London and Jennifer Wilson of Jenera.

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Farleys

Ohio couple appointed to national Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee

January 05, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Latham and Katie Farley of Englewood have been appointed to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s national Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee, for the 2015-2017 term beginning in March. The committee is composed of 16 positions representing all regions of the United States.

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Steve Hirsch

Hirsch continues as president of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation

December 12, 2014

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation has re-elected Steve Hirsch of Chillicothe as its president, which is the highest elected office in the state’s largest and most inclusive farm organization. His re-election took place during the 96th annual meeting of Ohio Farm Bureau, held Dec. 10 - 12 in Columbus.

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Frank Burkett

Burkett re-elected OFBF first vice president

December 12, 2014

Frank Burkett III of Massillon has been re-elected first vice president of Ohio Farm Bureau, the second highest elected office in Ohio’s largest and most inclusive farm organization. His election took place during the 96th annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Dec. 10-12 in Columbus.

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Bill Patterson

Patterson continues as Ohio Farm Bureau treasurer

December 12, 2014

James W. (Bill) Patterson of Chesterland has been re-elected treasurer of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). His election took place during OFBF’s 96th annual meeting, Dec. 10 - 12 in Columbus.

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Bill Waddle

Waddle elected District 14 trustee for Ohio Farm Bureau

December 12, 2014

Bill Waddle of Springfield was elected District 14 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) Dec. 12 during the group’s annual meeting. This is his first three-year term. As a trustee, he will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization and represent Farm Bureau members from Champaign, Clark, Darke and Miami counties.

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OFBF sets policy, updates structure

December 12, 2014

Ohio Farm Bureau delegates took action to address water quality, taxes and agriculture’s prominence at Ohio State University during the group’s 96th annual meeting. Other policy issues included combating rural drugs and dealing with Ohio energy issues. They also voted on a new membership structure.

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Karin Bright

Bright elected to Ohio Farm Bureau board

December 12, 2014

Karin Bright of Athens has been elected District 22 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. She takes the unexpired term of Joyce Payne of Waterloo, who retired after eight years on the board. Bright’s election took place during the 96th annual meeting of Ohio Farm Bureau Dec. 10-12.

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Al Miller

Miller re-elected District 17 trustee for Ohio Farm Bureau

December 12, 2014

Allen Miller of Marietta was re-elected Dec. 12 to the board of trustees for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) during the group’s 96th annual meeting. During his third three-year term, he will represent members from Belmont, Monroe, Noble and Washington counties. He will serve his third three-year term helping govern Ohio’s largest general farm organization and represent Farm Bureau members from District 17 in Belmont, Monroe, Noble and Washington counties.

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Patty DeBruin

DeBruin to serve fourth term as Ohio Farm Bureau Trustee

December 12, 2014

Patty DeBruin of Millersport was re-elected as a Trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) Dec. 12. This will be her fourth three-year term as the representative of Farm Bureau members in 24 Ohio counties. She was re-elected during OFBF’s annual meeting in Columbus.