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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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Ralph

Ralph re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau board

December 04, 2009

CINCINNATI, Ohio (OFBF) – Don Ralph of Morral has been re-elected to the board of trustees of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF.) As District 7 trustee, Ralph will represent Farm Bureau members from Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland counties.

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Porteus

Porteus re-elected as Farm Bureau president, state trustee

December 04, 2009

CINCINNATI, 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 91st annual meeting held Dec. 2-4 in Cincinnati.

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Palsgrove

Palsgrove wins Ohio Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

December 04, 2009

CINCINNATI, Ohio (OFBF) – Cassandra Palsgrove of Pickerington is the winner of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2009 Discussion Meet. She competed with three other finalists during the OFBF annual meeting held Dec. 2–4 in Cincinnati.

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Julia and Brandon Weber

Webers win OFBF Outstanding Young Farmer contest

December 04, 2009

CINCINNATI, Ohio (OFBF) - Brandon and Julia Weber of Jackson have been selected winners of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) 2009 Outstanding Young Farmer contest.

Vance and Hill named winners of OFBF Excellence in Agriculture contest

December 04, 2009

CINCINNATI, Ohio (OFBF) - Andy Vance and Lindsay Hill of DeGraff are the winners of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2009 Excellence in Agriculture Award.

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Front: Esther Welch, Sarah James; Rear: Micki Zartman, Jim Buchy

Distinguished Service Awards presented by Ohio Farm Bureau

December 04, 2009

CINCINNATI, Ohio (OFBF) - Four outstanding leaders in Ohio agriculture were honored with Distinguished Service Awards presented by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). The honorees were former state representative Jim Buchy, volunteer Sarah James, communicator Esther Welch and educator Micki Zartman.

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Everitt named OFBF Marketing Communications Specialist

November 30, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has named Seth Everitt marketing communications specialist.

Staley a Finalist in Ohio Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

November 25, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Kelly Staley of Fredricktown has been named a finalist in Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2009 Discussion Meet. The annual contest tests young professionals’ subject knowledge, problem solving abilities and personal and small group communication skills.

Spiker a Finalist in Ohio Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

November 25, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Adam Spiker has been named a finalist in Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2009 Discussion Meet. The annual contest tests young professionals’ subject knowledge, problem solving abilities and personal and small group communication skills.

Palsgrove a Finalist in Ohio Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

November 25, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) –Cassandra Palsgrove of Pickerington has been named a finalist in Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2009 Discussion Meet. The annual contest tests young professionals’ subject knowledge, problem solving abilities and personal and small group communication skills.