COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) praised Ohio Reps. Jean Schmidt and Bob Gibbs for efforts to reduce regulatory burdens that will harm Ohio farmers and other businesses and create needless expense for Ohio taxpayers.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Ohio Farm Bureau and The Longaberger Company have partnered to create a commemorative canning basket featuring Farm Bureau’s consumer brand 'Our Ohio.'
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Emily Krueger of West Salem, Ohio was named the winner of the 2011 American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Collegiate Discussion Meet held recently during the AFBF Young Farmer and Rancher Conference in Orlando. She topped a field of 47 national contestants.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation (Foundation) continues to develop programs helping smaller, community-based groups and has awarded a series of Agricultural Action and Awareness Grants for the new 2011 program year.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) supports efforts by the Ohio General Assembly to eliminate the Ohio estate tax.
Ohio students from rural, suburban and urban communities and pursuing degrees connected to agriculture are invited to apply for a set of scholarships through three programs supported by the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Brent Porteus of Coshocton has been re-elected president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He holds the highest elected office in the state’s largest general farm organization. The election took place during OFBF’s 92nd annual meeting held Dec. 1 to 3 in Columbus.
Columbus, Ohio (OFBF) – Steve Hirsch of Chillicothe was re-elected first vice president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). It is his third term in the second highest elected office for Ohio's largest general farm organization. He also was re-elected to his fourth term as District 15 trustee, representing Farm Bureau members in Fairfield, Hocking, Pickaway and Ross counties.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Keith Truckor of Metamora has been re-elected to his third one-year term as treasurer for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) and to a fifth three-year term as a state trustee. As treasurer, he holds the third highest elected office in the organization, and as trustee represents Farm Bureau members in District 1, which consists of Defiance, Fulton, Henry and Williams counties.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Craig Adams of Leesburg has been re-elected to his second three-year term on the board of trustees of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). Adams will represent the interests of Farm Bureau members in Adams, Brown, Clermont and Highland Counties.