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Heimerls Named 2011 Ohio Farm Bureau Outstanding Young Farmers

December 02, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Matt and Rachel Heimerl of Johnstown have been named winners of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2011 Outstanding Young Farmer Award.


Islers Named 2011 Ohio Farm Bureau Excellence In Agriculture Winners

December 02, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Scott and Tracie Isler of Prospect have been named winners of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2011 Excellence in Agriculture contest.


Brammell Wins OFBF Discussion Meet

December 02, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Shelby Brammell of Kenton has been named the winner of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2011 Discussion Meet. The annual contest tests young professionals’ subject knowledge, problem solving abilities and personal and small group communications skills.


County Farm Bureaus Recognized for Excellence

December 02, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The exceptional work of county Farm Bureau volunteers was recognized through County Achievement Awards presented during Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) annual meeting, Nov. 30 through Dec. 2 in Columbus.


Ohio Farm Bureau Honors Agricultural Supporters

December 02, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Five outstanding leaders in Ohio agriculture were honored by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) at the group’s 93nd annual meeting Dec. 1 in Columbus.


OFBF to Hold Annual Meeting

November 23, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The 93rd annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) will take place Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Columbus, Ohio. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Working and Growing Together.”


Four Ohioans Named Winners of 'My Ohio Agriculture' Video Contest

November 08, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Four Ohioans have been named winners of $500 each in the 'My Ohio Agriculture' video contest, sponsored by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation's Center for Food and Animal Issues.


OFBF Announces Lawson Promotion

November 03, 2011

Cara Lawson has been promoted to director of community engagement for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). She will be responsible for OFBF’s education and marketing initiatives aimed at building closer ties among Farm Bureau members and the public.


Ohio Farm Bureau Promotes Toland

November 03, 2011

Dan Toland has been promoted to director of digital strategy for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will be responsible for developing OFBF’s social media and Web strategies and tactics and for helping Farm Bureau members use social media to connect with each other and consumers.


Ag Foundations Host Rural-Urban Community Auction Program

October 31, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation (Foundation), the Animals for Life Foundation (AFL) and the new Ohio Center on Agricultural Law, Inc. (OCAL) have united to host the Seventh Annual Rural – Urban Community Auction.