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Derek and Emily Schmitt of Fairfield County are featured editors of Growing Our Generation

Growing Our Generation: Farmers market and show pigs

Published Sep. 3, 2015

Meet Derek and Emily Schmitt of Fairfield County, the latest featured editors of the Growing Our Generation eletter.

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Discussion Meet applications due Nov. 2

Published Sep. 2, 2015

Ohio Farm Bureau's Young Agricultural Professionals are accepting entries for the 2016 Discussion Meet contest. Entry forms are due Nov. 2.The contest will be held Dec. 2.

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Oct. 1 deadline for OFB Foundation grants

Published Sep. 2, 2015

Oct. 1 is the deadline to apply for an Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation grant.

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Congressman Pat Tiberi, Fiscally Responsible Government

Published Sep. 1, 2015

Fiscally responsible government. That's one of the major themes you'll hear from on this week's 'Town Hall Ohio'. Congressman Pat Tiberi and Ohio Farm Bureau Executive Vice President, Jack Fisher talk about funding and spending issues, and a few other important topics.

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Jumping through the hoops

Published Aug. 28, 2015

Derek Schmitt is a Fairfield County farmer raising show hogs and heirloom vegetables marketed at the Pickerington Farmers Market. He also serves as Fairfield County Farm Bureau president. This blog is part of Derek and his wife Emily's turn as featured editors of the Growing Our Generation eletter.

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Starting our farmers market venture

Published Aug. 28, 2015

Derek Schmitt is a Fairfield County farmer raising show hogs and heirloom vegetables marketed at the Pickerington Farmers Market. He also serves as Fairfield County Farm Bureau president. This blog is part of Derek and his wife Emily's turn as featured editors of the Growing Our Generation eletter.

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Instagram #TakeOverTuesday with Fairfield County's Derek Schmitt

Published Aug. 28, 2015

Every Tuesday an Ohio Farmer takes over the Ohio Farm Bureau Instagram account to share a day in their life. Derek Schmitt of Fairfield County took over a few weeks ago, and is the latest editor of the 'Growing Our Generation' eletter.

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'Town Hall Ohio' featuring Ohio Chamber of Commerce's CEO Andy Doehrel

Published Aug. 24, 2015

The Ohio Chamber of Commerce traces its roots back to 1893. Today the chamber represents the interests of 8,000 businesses of all shapes and sizes. Guest: Andy Doehrel, President & CEO, Ohio Chamber of Commerce, and Jack Fisher, Executive VP, OFBF. Length 39:20

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Cultivating a Cure raises more than $90,000

Published Aug. 21, 2015

Cultivating a Cure, an annual fundraiser started by Nationwide board member and former OFBF President Brent Porteus, raised more than $90,000 to support cancer treatment and prevention research at Ohio State University.

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AgriPOWER Class VII session 2 blogs with Chris Kick, Sara Campbell

Published Aug. 20, 2015

AgriPOWER Institute Class VII met for its second session which focused on social media, blogging, media relations and connecting with consumers. They also toured Consolidated Grain and Barge, Motz Turf Farm and Turner Farms. Two class members, Sara Campbell and Chris Kick, blogged about the experience.

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