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For interviews, background information, story ideas or sources (farmers or staff), or if you would like to be added to our news release distribution list, contact:

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

Rebecca Everman
Executive Assistant
Corporate Communications
Email: reverman@ofbf.org
Tel: 614 – 246 – 8241

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News Releases

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Metzger Selected to Participate in Intensive Agricultural Leadership Program

August 18, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Williamsport resident Jamie Metzger is one of 20 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2010-2011 AgriPOWER program.

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Montoya Selected to Participate in Intensive Agricultural Leadership Program

August 18, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Farmersville resident Christy Montoya is one of 20 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2010-2011 AgriPOWER program. Montoya is employed by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation as an organization director. Christy, her husband and sons also have a meat goat herd and general farming operation.

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Rassi Selected to Participate in Intensive Agricultural Leadership Program

August 18, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Brooklyn Heights resident Kim Rassi is one of 20 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2010-2011 AgriPOWER program. Rassi is the owner and operator of Vintage Alpacas, a breeding farm for show quality alpacas.

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Ringler Selected to Participate in Intensive Agricultural Leadership Program

August 18, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Mansfield resident Leia Ringler is one of 20 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2010-2011 AgriPOWER program.

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Rogers Selected to Participate in Intensive Agricultural Leadership Program

August 18, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Mt. Orab resident Chris Rogers is one of 20 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2010-2011 AgriPOWER program. Rogers is employed by Brown County Soil & Water Conservation as district administrator/technician. His farming operation consists of a cow/calf operation.

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Taylor Selected to Participate in Intensive Agricultural Leadership Program

August 18, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - West Salem resident Kristin Taylor is one of 20 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2010-2011 AgriPOWER program.

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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.