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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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Corporate Communications
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

Brown Named Finalist for OFBF Outstanding Young Farmer

November 25, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has announced Kyle Brown of Marion as a finalist for its 2009 Outstanding Young Farmer contest. The award recognizes individuals or couples age 35 or younger for their accomplishments in their farming operations and their leadership in the agricultural community.

Yochums Named OFBF Excellence in Agriculture Finalist

November 25, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Chip and Shannon Yochum of Leesburg have been named as finalists for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) Excellence in Agriculture Award, which recognizes successful people age 35 or younger who are involved in farming but whose primary occupations are not farming or owning an agricultural business.

Vance and Hill Named OFBF Excellence in Agriculture Finalist

November 25, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Andy Vance and Lindsay Hill of De Graff have been named finalists for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) Excellence in Agriculture Award, which recognizes successful people age 35 or younger who are involved in farming but whose primary occupations are not farming or owning an agricultural business.

Reeses Named OFBF Excellence in Agriculture Finalists

November 25, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Matthew and Kristin Reese of Baltimore have been named finalists for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) Excellence in Agriculture Award, which recognizes successful people age 35 or younger who are involved in farming but whose primary occupations are not farming or owning an agricultural business.

Islers Named OFBF Excellence in Agriculture Finalist

November 25, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Scott and Tracie Isler of Prospect have been named as finalists for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) Excellence in Agriculture Award, which recognizes successful people age 35 or younger who are involved in farming but whose primary occupations are not farming or owning an agricultural business.

Ohio Farm Bureau to Hold 91st Annual Meeting

November 25, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) will develop its positions on farm and rural issues during the organization’s 91st annual meeting, Dec. 2 to 4, 2009 in Cincinnati.

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Election Analysis Highlighted on Town Hall Ohio Radio Broadcast

November 12, 2009

OLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Ohioans passed three separate constitutional amendments in the recently concluded election; those decisions will be analyzed by Statehouse reporters Bill Hershey of the Dayton Daily News and Mark Kovak of the Youngstown Vindicator on this week’s Town Hall Ohio.

Issue 2 proponents speak out on Town Hall Ohio

October 30, 2009

Governor Ted Strickland joins hunger advocates, business leaders, humane groups and elected leaders to express their views on State Issue 2 during this week’s broadcast of Town Hall Ohio.

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OSU’s Gee and new vet school dean to appear on Town Hall Ohio

October 07, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee and OSU’s new Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine Lonnie King are this week’s special guests on Town Hall Ohio. They’ll be joined by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Executive Vice President Jack Fisher.

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Statement on Governor’s plan to deal with the budget shortfall

October 01, 2009

Statement from John C. “Jack” Fisher, Executive Vice President, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation on Governor’s plan to deal with the budget shortfall