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Ohio Farm Bureau Videos

See segments from Ohio Farm Bureau's Ohio Farm and Country television series, plus additional Ohio Farm Bureau-produced videos.
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    First Lady Day at Ohio State Fair Episode 072512

    Ohio's First Lady Karen Kasich visited the Ohio State Fair during First Lady's Day, and made stop in Ohio Farm Bureau's Land and Living exhibit.

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    Ohio Farm Bureau 2011 Young Ag Professional Award Winners Episode 12/7/11

    Young Agricultural Professionals Scott and Tracie Isler of Marion County and Matt and Rachel Heimerl of Licking County were named winners of two of Ohio Farm Bureau's 2011 Young Ag Professionals contests. They will compete at the national level in Hawaii in January 2012.

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    Paul Wright receives Distinguished Service to Agriculture award Episode 12/7/11

    Paul Wright, native of Coshocton, and well-known Ohio Ag Lawyer was presented Ohio Farm Bureau's Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award during the organization's 2011 annual meeting.

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    Howard Skiles receives 2011 Distinguished Service to Agriculture award Episode 12/7/11

    Howard Skiles, a former Ohio Farm Bureau Board member who also served on Landmark Cooperative Board and received awards for resource conservation, received Ohio Farm Bureau's Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award at the organization's 2011 annual meeting.

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    Fred Pursley receives Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award Episode 12/7/11

    Fred Pursley received a 2011 Distinguished Service to Agriculture award from the Ohio Farm Bureau. The longtime Nationwide Insurance agent serving Ohio farmers, and Warren County Farm Bureau Outstanding Service Award winner shared stories from his time knowing Ohio Farm Bureau First Executive Vice President Lincoln Murray, and other tales from Farm Bureau past upon receiving his award.

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    Islers named 2011 Ohio Farm Bureau Excellence in Agriculture winner Episode 11/7/11

    Scott and Tracie Isler of Prospect have been named winners of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation's 2011 Excellence in Agriculture contest. Watch the Islers share their farm story in this video.

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    Heimerls named 2011 Ohio Farm Bureau Outstanding Young Farmers Episode 11/7/11

    Matt and Rachel Heimerl of Johnstown have been named winners of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation's 2011 Outstanding Young Farmer Award. The Heimerls share their farm story in this video.

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    Farm Bill News with Adam Sharp Episode 10/28/11

    We need your input on the next farm bill. Ohio Farm Bureau's Adam Sharp provides a brief update on farm bill progress, how it might face some changes, and what you can do to help Ohio Farm Bureau provide the best service to its members in this process.

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    Trade Matters - Tell your lawmakers today! Episode 06/06/2011

    $3 billion in additional exports, economic development, and jobs. That's what is gained once the Korea, Panama and Colombia Free Trade Agreements are implemented. Support for these trade agreements is critical to America's farmers and ranchers.

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    Getting local foods into school lunch programs Episode BI2TT-Dilbone

    Chuck Dilbone, director of business operations at Granville High School, wasn't happy with the food his district was providing students. During Ohio Farm Bureau's Bringing It to the Table conference, he discussed the challenges of incorporating local foods into school lunch programs. Held in early 2011, the conference was the first step in an effort to spark fresh thinking and collaboration in pursuit of new ideas for farmers, consumers, food processors, grocers, restaurateurs and anyone else with an interest in Ohio food and farming.

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    What are consumers' perceptions of agriculture? Episode BI2TT-Arnot

    Charlie Arnot, CEO for the Center for Food Integrity, talks with Bringing It to the Table conference attendees about consumer perceptions of agriculture. Held in early 2011, the conference was the first step in an effort to spark fresh thinking and collaboration in pursuit of new ideas for farmers, consumers, food processors, grocers, restaurateurs and anyone else with an interest in Ohio food and farming. Ohio Farm Bureau invited a number of speakers to share their perspectives on factors influencing food production.

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    What's the next big thing in food? Episode BI2TT-Lee

    Dr. Ken Lee, Director of Food Innovation at The Ohio State University says food and innovation of food required to feed 6 billion people that are going to be on this planet are the next big thing. He shared his insights during Ohio Farm Bureau's first Bringing It to the Table Conference. Held in early 2011, the conference was the first step in an effort to spark fresh thinking and collaboration in pursuit of new ideas for farmers, consumers, food processors, grocers, restaurateurs and anyone else with an interest in Ohio food and farming.

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    Dr. Gee: U.S. in "fundamental resetting of the American economy" Episode BI2TT-Gee

    Dr. E. Gordon Gee, president of The Ohio State University shared his thoughts and perspectives during Ohio Farm Bureau's first Bringing It to the Table Conference. Held in early 2011, the conference was the first step in an effort to spark fresh thinking and collaboration in pursuit of new ideas for farmers, consumers, food processors, grocers, restaurateurs and anyone else with an interest in Ohio food and farming. Ohio Farm Bureau invited a number of speakers to share their perspectives on factors influencing food production.

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    Certified Angus Beef brand driven by research Episode BI2TT-CAB

    Mary McMillan, director of consumer marketing for Certified Angus Beef LLC, discussed the benefits of a strong brand with attendees of Ohio Farm Bureau's Bringing It to the Table conference. The highly recognized brand, driven by research, is responsible for increased demand among consumers.

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    If you process food, does your business qualify as a food facility? Episode BI2TT-Sharp

    Ohio Farm Bureau's Adam Sharp discusses new FDA rules affecting food facilities at Ohio Farm Bureau's first Bringing It to the Table Conference in early 2011. The conference was the first step in an effort to spark fresh thinking and collaboration in pursuit of new ideas for farmers, consumers, food processors, grocers, restaurateurs and anyone else with an interest in Ohio food and farming. Ohio Farm Bureau invited a number of speakers to share their perspectives on factors influencing food production.

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    Animal Agriculture 101 courses to be held this spring Episode 3/30/2011

    Dr. Leah Dorman explains "Animal Agriculture101." The course provides basic understanding of farm animal care and production practices, helps identify resources for local animal shelters and officials dealing with animal care complaints. See details on the event below.

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    "Follow Farming" through innovative social media project Episode 03/30/2011

    Through a seven-month social media journey, a group of Marion County farmers is documenting what it takes to plan, plant, care for and harvest a 10-acre soybean and corn field. Profits from the project will be donated back to the local community. Marion County farmer Cy Prettyman explains the project in this video.

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    Ohio farmers bring issues to Congressional delegates Episode 3/30/2011

    Ohio Farm Bureau Federationís (OFBF) county presidents made the trek to the nationís capital for the 65th time in March. The annual trip is an important way to bring local farmer voices to lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Here's a recap of the trip and thoughts from three central Ohio county Farm Bureau presidents.

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    Farmers rally to repeal Ohio Estate Tax Episode 2/16/2010

    Hundreds of farmers and other Ohioans gathered at the Statehouse Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2011 to ask lawmakers to pass H.B. 3, which would repeal the Ohio estate tax.

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    Watersheds in Distress: What it means for Grand Lake St. Marys and Beyond Episode 2/9/2011

    The Grand Lake St. Marys Watershed was recently name a "Watershed in Distress." What does this mean for Ohio's largest man-made lake, and what can farmers both near and far from the lake expect in the future? Ohio Farm Bureau's Senior Director of Program Innovation and Environmental Policy, Dr. Larry Antosch explains.

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    Ohio Livestock Care Board Update - Dr. Leah Dorman Episode 1/27/2011

    Dr. Leah Dorman of the Ohio Farm Bureau's Center for Food and Animal Issues recaps the work of the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board since April 2010. The board is working on rules to find a balance between animal welfare and human welfare that results in keeping livestock and poultry production viable in the state of Ohio.

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    What landowners should look for in oil, natural gas leases Episode 1/21/2011

    Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Energy Policy Dale Arnold shares what landowners should know as companies are increasing their requests to lease land in search of more oil and natural gas.

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    Adam & Aubrey Bolender, 2010 Outstanding Young Farm Couple Episode 12/08/10

    Adam & Aubrey Bolender of Brown County are Ohio Farm Bureau's 2010 Outstanding Young Farm Couple. The Bolenders share a bit more about their farm, responsibilities and why they are Farm Bureau in this video. They will represent Ohio in the national contest at the American Farm Bureau annual meeting in Atlanta in January.

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    Jenifer Weaver, 2010 Excellence in Agriculture Winner Episode 12/08/10

    Jenifer Weaver, winner of Ohio Farm Bureau's 2010 Excellence in Agriculture contest, shares a bit about herself. Weaver will represent Ohio in the national contest at American Farm Bureau's annual meeting in January.

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    OFBF announces support of Rob Portman Episode 09-20-2010

    "Rob Portman has been a strong friend to Ohio's farmers, and we're proud to support him as Ohio's next U.S. Senator," said Brent Porteus, president of Ohio Farm Bureau.

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    Ohio Farm Bureau at the 2010 Ohio State Fair Episode 08/17/2010

    Ohio Farm Bureau's "Land and Living" exhibit celebrated its 10th year at the Ohio State Fair, and once again was a key attraction for several high profile guests.

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    Win up to $1,000 in the "Because I Care" video contest! Episode 07/19/10

    Ohio farmers, county Farm Bureaus and youth organizations can win up to $1,000 in the Because I Care video contest. Entries accepted through Sept. 24, 2010.

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    Why join Farm Bureau? Episode 05/03/2010

    Why join Farm Bureau? American Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman shares his thoughts on what Farm Bureau can do for farmers and those with a connection to agriculture.

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    I am Farm Bureau Episode 03/30/2010

    Who is Ohio Farm Bureau? Take a look in this video slide show. Then check out the "I am Farm Bureau" contest in the show notes while playing the video. Contest runs through June 27, 2010.

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    Farmersí messages heard at Ag Day at the Capitol Episode 03/03/2010

    Approximately 300 Farm Bureau volunteers from across the state made the journey to Columbus for Ohio Farm Bureauís annual Ag Day at the Capitol.

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    Video Update: The Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board and HSUS Episode 02/18/2010

    Ohio Farm Bureau's Keith Stimpert & Joe Cornely discuss the background of Issue 2, the Livestock Care Standards Board, & the implications of the latest actions of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) in Ohio.

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    Outstanding Young Farmer Finalists Episode 12/2/2009

    Meet the finalists in Ohio Farm Bureau's 2009 Outstanding Young Farmer Contest

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    Excellence in Agriculture Finalists Episode 12/2/2009

    Meet the finalists in Ohio Farm Bureau's 2009 Excellence in Agriculture Contest.

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    Massive Carrot Harvest Feeds Ohio's Hungry Episode 11/25/09

    Local volunteers from county Farm Bureaus, Chambers of Commerce, home-school students, Soil and Water Conservation District personnel and others have come together just in time for the holiday season to help feed Ohio's hungry.

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    Issue 2 Columbus Rally Highlights Episode 101909

    Ohio farmers and their supporters gathered for a Vote YES on Issue 2 Rally at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center in Columbus on Oct. 14. Here are some video highlights from the rally.

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    The Faces of Issue 2 Episode October 5, 2009

    Out of state animal rights activists say Issue 2 is about ďbig agĒ and not family farms. With nearly 60,000 family farmers in its membership, Ohio Farm Bureau knows this isnít true. Meet some multigenerational family farmers who agree.

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    Why CAUV values are increasing Episode Sept. 24, 2009

    Some rural landowners may be surprised when discovering their latest CAUV (Current Agricultural Use Valuation) values have increased some several hundred percent over the last three years.

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    Ohioans voice opposition to House climate bill Episode August 31, 2009

    Saying that it would kill jobs, raise consumer costs and make America less competitive, hundreds of Ohioans rallied in Lima Aug. 21 against climate legislation passed by the U.S. House.

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    OFBF at the 2009 Ohio State Fair Episode July 2009

    Ohio Farm Bureau's Land and Living exhibit is once again part of the Ohio State Fair.

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    Social Media Episode 209 May 209

    Ohio Farm Bureau enters the world of social media.

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    Wildlife Management and Control Episode April 2009

    As magnificent as they can be, some animals destroy property, especially when their populations are out of balance. This is a problem being addressed by the Ohio Division of Wildlife, landowners and Ohio Farm Bureau.

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    Mentorship in Agriculture Episode March 2009

    Extending a helping hand to someone can take lots of different forms. One of the most effective ways to help and make a lifelong impact is by becoming a mentor. This was the case for two farmers from Wood County.

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    Specialization in Agriculture Episode February 2009

    Specialization is not uncommon within the medical profession, and it's becoming even more common in the agriculture sector. Many producers have streamlined their operations, helping them to remain viable in agriculture.

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