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Email: jcornely@ofbf.org
Tel: 614 – 246 – 8230

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Tel: 614 – 246 – 8241

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Farm Bureau Contest Asks Farmers to Show They Care

July 22, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Want to see more positive videos about animal agriculture? You can help do something about it.

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Climb the giant cornwall at the “Land and Living” exhibit.

Farm Bureau offers agriculture experience at the Ohio State Fair

July 19, 2010

Family fun and a connection to rural Ohio are just two of the many reasons for visitors to stop by the “Land and Living” exhibit at the Ohio State Fair, July 28 to Aug. 8, 2010. Presented by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF), the exhibit demonstrates agriculture’s link to everyday life.

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Agreement Validates Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board

June 30, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has announced its support for the agreement announced today between the Ohioans for Livestock Care coalition and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS).

Crawford County Farm Couple wins “I am Farm Bureau” contest

June 29, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Rose and Greg Hartschuh of Crawford County have been selected as winners of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s I Am Farm Bureau contest. The grain and dairy farming couple won the contest by receiving the most online votes among five finalists on the I am Farm Bureau contest website.

Animals For Life Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications

June 17, 2010

The Animals for Life Foundation, which was created last year to increase public acceptance and understanding of human-animal interdependency, has just made available its first-ever Request for Proposals (RFPs).

Baker, Ervin to be honored by Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation

June 08, 2010

The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation (Foundation) is pleased to announce that Dr. David Baker, Professor Emeritus in Environmental Studies at Heidelberg University in Tiffin, and Dr. Bernie Erven, Professor Emeritus in Agricultural Communications at Ohio State University in Columbus, are honorees for the organization’s 2010 Golf Invitational.

World hunger discussed on ‘Town Hall Ohio’

May 27, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The plight of countless millions of people suffering from hunger is the topic of this week’s Town Hall Ohio. The episode was recorded at Scarlet and Gray Ag Day at Ohio State University.

Ohio Farm Bureau statement on animal abuse video

May 26, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - The following is a statement from the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) regarding today’s video showing abuse of animals on an Ohio dairy farm.

Columbus Zoo, Zoombezi Bay discounts available for Farm Bureau members

May 19, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Ohio Farm Bureau members now can receive wild savings when visiting the world-famous Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Zoombezi Bay water park.

Local food initiative spotlighted on ‘Town Hall Ohio’

May 13, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission's (MORPC) Central Ohio Local Food Assessment and Plan is the subject of this weekend's Town Hall Ohio.