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News Releases

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Truckor

Truckor re-elected treasurer of Ohio Farm Bureau

December 09, 2009

CINCINNATI, Ohio (OFBF) – Keith Truckor of Metamora has been re-elected to his second term as treasurer of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He holds the third-highest elected office in the state's largest general farm organization. He also serves as District 1 trustee, representing members in Defiance, Fulton, Henry and Williams counties.

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Hirsch

Hirsch re-elected Vice President of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation

December 07, 2009

CINCINNATI, Ohio (OFBF) – Steve Hirsch of Chillicothe was re-elected vice president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). It is his second term in the second highest elected office for Ohio's largest general farm organization. He also serves as District 15 trustee, representing Farm Bureau members in Fairfield, Hocking, Pickaway and Ross counties.

Ohio Farm Bureau delegates set policy for 2010

December 07, 2009

CINCINNATI, Ohio (OFBF) - Family farmers from throughout Ohio celebrated their successful effort to pass State Issue 2 during the 91st annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF), held Dec. 2-4 in Cincinnati. Other high priorities for voting delegates during the annual policy session included climate change, wildlife damage, extension funding and challenges to dairy farmers. Delegates also talked at length about important activities following passage of Issue 2, which created the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board.

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Haley

Haley elected to Ohio Farm Bureau board of trustees

December 04, 2009

CINCINNATI, Ohio (OFBF) - Pam Haley of West Salem has been elected Northeast Women’s Trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). She will represent Farm Bureau members from 20 northeastern Ohio counties. Haley will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization. She fills the seat vacated by Gale Betterly who retired after nine years on the board.

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Payne

Payne re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau board of trustees

December 04, 2009

CINCINNATI, Ohio (OFBF) – Joyce Payne of Waterloo has been re-elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). Payne will help govern Ohio’s largest general farm organization.

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Burkett

Burkett re-elected to state Farm Bureau board

December 04, 2009

CINCINNATI, Ohio (OFBF) - Frank Burkett III of Massillon has been re-elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He represents Farm Bureau members from Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage and Stark counties.

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Knipp

Knipp re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau board of trustees

December 04, 2009

CINCINNATI, Ohio (OFBF) – Daryl Knipp has been re-elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). As the District 2 trustee, he will represent Farm Bureau members from Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky and Wood counties.

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Loudenslager

Loudenslager re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau board

December 04, 2009

CINCINNATI, Ohio (OFBF) – Judy Loudenslager of Marion has been re-elected to the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) board of trustees. As a trustee, Loudenslager will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization, which advocates for agriculture, primarily in the public policy and public relations arenas.

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Swingle

Swingle elected to Ohio Farm Bureau board

December 04, 2009

CINCINNATI, Ohio (OFBF) - Jim Swingle of Philo has been elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). As District 16 trustee, he will represent Farm Bureau members from Guernsey, Morgan, Muskingum and Perry counties. Swingle will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization.

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Lausin

Lausin re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board

December 04, 2009

CINCINNATI, Ohio (OFBF) – Charles Lausin of Thompson has been re-elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). As the region 4 trustee Lausin represents Farm Bureau members in Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake and Trumbull counties.