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Animals For Life Foundation Now Accepting Grant Applications

June 17, 2010

The Animals for Life Foundation, which was created last year to increase public acceptance and understanding of human-animal interdependency, has just made available its first-ever Request for Proposals (RFPs).

Baker, Ervin to be honored by Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation

June 08, 2010

The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation (Foundation) is pleased to announce that Dr. David Baker, Professor Emeritus in Environmental Studies at Heidelberg University in Tiffin, and Dr. Bernie Erven, Professor Emeritus in Agricultural Communications at Ohio State University in Columbus, are honorees for the organization’s 2010 Golf Invitational.

World hunger discussed on ‘Town Hall Ohio’

May 27, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The plight of countless millions of people suffering from hunger is the topic of this week’s Town Hall Ohio. The episode was recorded at Scarlet and Gray Ag Day at Ohio State University.

Ohio Farm Bureau statement on animal abuse video

May 26, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - The following is a statement from the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) regarding today’s video showing abuse of animals on an Ohio dairy farm.

Columbus Zoo, Zoombezi Bay discounts available for Farm Bureau members

May 19, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Ohio Farm Bureau members now can receive wild savings when visiting the world-famous Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Zoombezi Bay water park.

Local food initiative spotlighted on ‘Town Hall Ohio’

May 13, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission's (MORPC) Central Ohio Local Food Assessment and Plan is the subject of this weekend's Town Hall Ohio.

Ohio Farm Bureau to host Grow and Know Day at Franklin Park Conservatory

May 12, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Learn how to grow and preserve food from your own backyard or patio and how to go green at Ohio Farm Bureau’s daylong Grow and Know seminar at Franklin Park Conservatory.

Ohio Farm Bureau Young Agricultural Professionals Retreat set for July 10

May 10, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Hop, swim, gallop, slither or stampede to an exciting day with the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).

Livestock issues discussed on ‘Town Hall Ohio’

May 06, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Modern livestock agriculture and its adversaries are highlighted on this week’s episode of Town Hall Ohio. The episode was recorded at the annual meeting of the Ohio Livestock Coalition (OLC).

Nominations sought for Excellence in Crop Advising Award

May 05, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Nominations for the Excellence in Crop Advising Award are now being accepted by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) and the Ohio Certified Crop Advising Program.