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High-speed Internet access the focus of Town Hall Ohio

April 13, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Efforts to expand broadband Internet access across the Buckeye State will be discussed on this week’s episode of Town Hall Ohio.

OFBF praises Care Board appointments

April 06, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - The naming of the members of the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board is “a great step toward Ohioans taking control of animal care issues,” according to John C. (Jack) Fisher, executive vice president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).

Farm Bureau supports Issue 2

April 02, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) Board of Trustees has voted to support passage of State Issue 2 on the May ballot. Issue 2 would authorize a change in location for the Columbus casino, which was approved by Ohio voters last November.

Ohio Farm Bureau launches contest

March 31, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Farmer? Gardener? Foodie? Wine Enthusiast? How are you Farm Bureau? Ohio Farm Bureau members are invited to tell their story in the “I am Farm Bureau” contest.


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.