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Tel: 614 – 246 – 8230

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Tel: 614 – 246 – 8241

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News Releases

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Endsley named OFBF Director of Agricultural Law

March 30, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has named Chad Endsley director of agricultural law.

Ohio Farm Bureau to host Grow and Know Day at Malabar Farm

March 29, 2010

Attendees can learn skills to manage their property.

Ohio Farm Bureau applauds passage of legislation to support livestock care

March 25, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) thanks Ohio lawmakers for their unanimous support of legislation that will allow the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board to move forward.

Statement from the Center for Food and Animal Issues regarding egg farm fire

March 25, 2010

“We applaud the efforts of public safety personnel, volunteers and those in the agricultural community who rallied in response to the recent devastating fire at Ohio Fresh Eggs in Marseilles."

Livestock Care Board to be focus of Town Hall Ohio

March 18, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Progress toward establishing the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board will be discussed this week on Town Hall Ohio. Additionally, efforts by out-of-state animal rights activists to take over the Care Board's duties will be explained.

Ohio Farm Bureau endorses State Issue 1

February 25, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has announced its support for State Issue 1, which will renew Ohio's highly successful Third Frontier program. The state's largest organization of farmers and consumers endorsed the measure because Third Frontier is a proven driver of economic development and represents responsible use of taxpayer dollars.

Myth masquerading as fact highlighted on Town Hall Ohio

February 25, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - A recent CBS News report on antibiotics is more fairy tale than fact according to guests appearing on this week’s Town Hall Ohio.

Strickland, Kasich denounce HSUS ballot plan

February 24, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Ohio Democratic Governor Ted Strickland and his GOP rival candidate John Kasich both declared their opposition to a ballot measure being planned by the out-of-state activist organization the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). The Washington, D.C.-based animal rights organization has prepared to use paid petition gatherers to place on the November ballot a measure to overturn State Issue 2, which was approved by Ohio voters by a nearly 2-1 margin just under four months ago.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Kasich and Strickland to appear during Ag Day at the Capitol

February 18, 2010

OFBF’s Ag Day at the Capitol brings together approximately 400 farmers, legislators and others to focus on key policy and political issues.

Party chairmen are featured guests on Town Hall Ohio

February 10, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Ohio Democratic Party Chairman Chris Redfern and Ohio Republican Party Chairman Kevin DeWine discuss politics and policies on the next two weeks’ editions of Town Hall Ohio.