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Benavides Selected to Participate in Intensive Agricultural Leadership Program

August 25, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – David Benavides of Aurora, Ohio, is one of 22 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2009-2010 AgriPOWER program. He works for Farm Credit Services of Mid-America, which is located in Alliance, Ohio, as a financial services officer.

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Ballmer Selected to Participate in Intensive Agricultural Leadership Program

August 25, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Mark Ballmer of Fayette, Ohio, is one of 22 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2009-2010 AgriPOWER program. Ballmer owns, operates and manages Ballmer Construction and specializes in the building and repairing of agricultural buildings.

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Ohio Farm Bureau Kicks-off Second AgriPOWER Institute Program

August 25, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Twenty-two Ohioans interested in becoming future leaders, advocates and activists for Ohio agriculture have been selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in its AgriPOWER program, which was launched last year as an elite training program for farmers and agribusiness professionals.

Ohio Farm Bureau, Bob Evans Recipe Contest Winners Announced

August 19, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Four Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) members will receive Bob Evans grocery products for a year and more after having been named winners of a recipe contest hosted by Ohio’s largest general farming organization and the Ohio-based restaurant chain.

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Ohio Attorney General Cordray to appear on Town Hall Ohio

August 18, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – State Attorney General Richard Cordray is this week’s featured guest on Town Hall Ohio.

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Staley named Ohio Farm Bureau Discussion Meet finalist

August 17, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Kelly Staley of Fredericktown has been named a state finalist in Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2009 Discussion Meet.

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Spiker named Ohio Farm Bureau Discussion Meet finalist

August 17, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Andrew Spiker of Adamsville has been named a state finalist in Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2009 Discussion Meet.

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Palsgrove named Ohio Farm Bureau Discussion Meet finalist

August 17, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Cassandra Palsgrove of Pickerington has been named a state finalist in Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2009 Discussion Meet.

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Haley named Ohio Farm Bureau Discussion Meet finalist

August 17, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Pam Haley of West Salem has been named a state finalist in Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2009 Discussion Meet.

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2009 President's Award winner county representatives

County Farm Bureaus receive awards for outstanding programming

August 17, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) recognized county Farm Bureaus for their outstanding activities and achievements during the past year at the organization’s annual leadership conference held in Columbus Aug. 10 and 11.