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Stepping out of our comfort zone - AgriPOWER Class VII Session 1 blog

Published Jul. 29, 2015

AgriPOWER Institute Class VII participant Angela Shoemaker of Louisville discusses her experience in the program's first session and learning to step out of her comfort zone.

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Understanding of why we do things the way that we do - AgriPOWER session 1 blog

Published Jul. 29, 2015

AgriPOWER Institute Class VII participant Vicky Shaw of Medina discusses her experience in the program's first session learning about her strength and picking up public speaking tips.

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Farm Bureau part of successful grain storage bin case

Published Jul. 29, 2015

The Ohio Supreme Court recently ruled that grain storage bins are personal property pursuant to state law and may not be taxed as real property. Ohio Farm Bureau filed an amicus brief in this case with input directly from members.

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12 Receive Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Foundation Scholarships

Published Jul. 21, 2015

Twelve young Ohioans have been named recipients of $1,500 college scholarships from the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Foundation. Supported by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, the Foundation annually recognizes Ohio students for their academic effort, engagement in their communities and career interests that link agriculture to community service, education or scientific research.

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Farm Bureau opposes marijuana measure

Published Jul. 17, 2015

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation has announced its opposition to the marijuana legalization measure likely to be on the November 2015 ballot.

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Ohio Farm Bureau Member Savings Testimonials

Published Jul. 10, 2015

Help us share the great savings and service opportunities that are part of Ohio Farm Bureau membership. Fill out this form to share your member savings and services experiences. You will be entered in a drawing for two any day tickets to Cedar Point! Help us help other members make the most of their membership and recruit new members! Your testimonials may be shared in publications, brochures or websites. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Must be 18 years of age and valid Ohio resident to enter. Form must be submitted between July 8, 2015 and July 22, 2015.

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A look at OFBF’s work on the state’s $71 billion operating budget

Published Jul. 10, 2015

Ohio Gov. John Kasich recently signed into law a $71 billion operating budget for the state for fiscal years 2016 and 2017. Ohio Farm Bureau staff members were engaged with legislators during the entire budget bill process on matters of importance to the agricultural community and OFBF members.

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Brochure available about state’s new nutrient application law

Published Jul. 10, 2015

Do you farm in the Western Lake Erie Basin? If you do, a new law went into effect earlier this month that changes how you apply nutrients.

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What you need to know about Ag Districts and Ag Security Areas. Full brochure download available.

Five things you should know about Ag Districts and Ag Security Areas

Published Jul. 9, 2015

Ohio’s Ag Districts and Agricultural Security Areas are important programs that help preserve farmland in Ohio. Here are five things you should know about Ag Districts and Ag Security Areas.

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Energy exploration has resulted in a large amount of new infrastructure in eastern Ohio.

LESSONS LEARNED Farmers talk about pros, cons of energy exploration

Published Jul. 7, 2015

Farmers hope others look to eastern Ohio to understand the opportunities and challenges it is facing and to prepare themselves as oil and gas development continues to expand westward.

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