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Schumm Re-Elected Trustee of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation

December 03, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Mike Schumm of Willshire was re-elected to his fourth term as a state trustee of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) during the organization’s annual meeting Dec. 1 to 3 in Columbus. Schumm represents Farm Bureau members in District 5, which consists of Allen, Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert counties.


Troyer Re-Elected to Farm Bureau State Board

December 03, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Andra Troyer of London was re-elected to her third three-year term on the board of trustees for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) during the organization’s annual meeting Dec. 1 to 3 in Columbus. As Southwest Women’s Trustee, Troyer represents Farm Bureau members from 22 Ohio counties.

Nichole Gordon-Coy

Gordon-Coy Tops OFBF Discussion Meet

December 03, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Nichole Gordon-Coy of Carrollton is the winner of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2010 Discussion Meet. The annual contest tests young professionals’ subject knowledge, problem solving abilities and personal and small group communication skills. Gordon-Coy was announced as the winner during annual meeting Dec. 1 to 3 in Columbus.

Ruth McLaughlin, the first Farm Bureau volunteer-member to receive the Agricultural Communicator Award.

Ohio Farm Bureau Honors Agricultural Supporters

December 03, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Four outstanding leaders in Ohio agriculture were honored by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) at the group’s 92nd annual meeting.


County Farm Bureaus Receive Awards

December 03, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - The exceptional work of county Farm Bureau volunteers was recognized during the County Achievement Awards program during the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) annual meeting, Dec. 1 to 3 in Columbus. County programming in Communications, Food and Animal Issues, Organization and Public Policy were judged by member- volunteers.


Ohio Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Scheduled

November 24, 2010

Three-hundred forty-one delegates representing all Ohio counties will establish the organization’s policies and elect state leaders at the 92nd annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Dec. 1-3, 2010 in Columbus.


Attorney Named to Farm Bureau Staff

November 23, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Leah Finney has been named director of legal education for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).


Fort Loramie FFA wins $1,000 Grand Prize in ‘Because I Care’ video contest

November 01, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - The Fort Loramie FFA Chapter in Shelby County has been named the $1,000 “People’s Choice” Grand Prize winner in the “Because I Care” video contest, sponsored by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) Center for Food and Animal Issues.


Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation and Animals for Life Foundation Unite

October 22, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation (Foundation) and the new Animals for Life (AFL) Foundation have united to host the sixth annual Rural – Urban Community Auction. The on-line event will be held Nov. 1 – 30 with proceeds supporting grantsmanship, scholarship and community outreach programs.


Kellogg is New Farm Bureau Organization Director

October 18, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has named Timothy “Ty” Kellogg organization director for Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake and Trumbull counties.