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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

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The Land and Living exhibit at the Ohio State Fair.

Farm Bureau offers interactive agriculture experience at the Ohio State Fair

July 15, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Family fun and a connection to rural Ohio are just two of the many reasons for visitors to stop by the Land and Living exhibit at the Ohio State Fair, July 24 to Aug. 4. Presented by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF), the exhibit demonstrates agriculture’s link to everyday life.

Farmers working to protect Ohio’s water

July 03, 2013

As the peak season approaches for Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB) on Ohio’s lakes, the Ohio farm community is pledging its best efforts to protect Ohio’s valuable water resources. An alliance of farm organizations, environmental advocates, academia, businesses and other interested parties have begun a multi-step initiative to positively affect water quality both short-term and over an extended time frame.

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Ohio Farm Bureau Offers Free Online Food Preservation Meeting

July 02, 2013

Those interested in learning how to preserve fresh foods at home are invited to join the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) for a live online meeting July 16 at 7 p.m.

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Elchinger Wins Ohio Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

July 02, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Bailey Elchinger of Deshler is the winner of the 2013 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) Discussion Meet. She won the finals of the event during the OFBF Young Agricultural Professionals (YAP) Summer Reach Out event June 29 at Deer Creek State Park.

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Ohio Farm Bureau to hold beginning blogger workshops

May 30, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Workshops for aspiring bloggers are being hosted by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.

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Statement from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation on deer hunting rules

May 17, 2013

Statement from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation on deer hunting rules - Editors: The following statement may be attributed to John C. (Jack) Fisher, executive vice president, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.

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Statement from the Ohio Farm Bureau on the appointment of Brent Porteus

May 15, 2013

Statement from the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation on the appointment of Brent Porteus - Editors: statement can be attributed to John C. (Jack) Fisher, executive vice president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.

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New animal ID requirements subject of Farm Bureau webinar

May 13, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Many Ohio livestock farmers will be subject to new requirements under the animal disease traceability system, according to rules published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) will host a members-only webinar to explain the requirements and answer questions.

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Ohio Farm Bureau offers free online gardening meeting

May 02, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Interested in learning how to create a garden and grow vegetables? Then join the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) for the Vegetable Gardening for Beginners online meeting May 14 at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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Farm Bill, other ag issues on OFBF’s agenda

April 29, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – As Ohio farmers work to get crops planted, Farm Bureau is working on their behalf in Washington, D.C. according to Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) President Steve Hirsch.