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

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Email: reverman@ofbf.org
Tel: 614 – 246 – 8241

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Ohio Farm Bureau statement on estate tax reform

January 11, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) supports efforts by the Ohio General Assembly to eliminate the Ohio estate tax.

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Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation Announces Scholarship Opportunities

January 05, 2011

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.

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Porteus re-elected as Farm Bureau President

December 03, 2010

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.

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Hirsch re-elected Vice President of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation

December 03, 2010

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.

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Truckor Re-elected Treasurer and Trustee for Farm Bureau State Board

December 03, 2010

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.

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Adams re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau State Board

December 03, 2010

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.

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Davis re-elected to Farm Bureau State Board

December 03, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Kim Davis of Carrollton was re-elected to her third three-year term as a state trustee of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) during the organization’s annual meeting Dec. 1 - 3 in Columbus. She represents Farm Bureau members in District 13, which consists of Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties.

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Harrison elected to state Farm Bureau Board

December 03, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Paul Harrison of Fostoria has been elected to his second three-year term on the board of trustees of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent the interests of Farm Bureau members from Hancock, Hardin, Seneca and Wyandot Counties. His election took place during OFBF’s annual meeting, Dec. 1 – 3 in Columbus.

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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 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.