News & Events

[160x120]_Capitol_DC_320x24022.jpg

Congress extends tax breaks beneficial to farmers

Published Dec. 19, 2014

At the end of the year, Congress passed a bill that retroactively reinstates for one year more than 50 tax provisions that expired at the end of 2013. These tax provisions are essential to small businesses and rural economies, and Farm Bureau will continue to work for a long-term solution so farmers have the certainty they need to plan for the future.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_OFBF_AnnMtg_GenSession_2014_018b.jpg

Hirsch: What we do at this meeting matters

Published Dec. 11, 2014

Ohio Farm Bureau President discusses Farm Bureau's success in annual address to annual meeting delegates.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_blog1.jpg

Ohio needs more infrastructure, food processing to meet demand for local food

Published Dec. 10, 2014

Demand is booming in Ohio for local food. There’s just one problem – Ohio doesn’t have enough infrastructure or food processing to meet the growing demand. That’s according to Brian Williams of the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission who moderated a panel about local food councils during the Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum Dec. 10 in Columbus.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_OFFLF_CommunityDevelopment_320x240.jpg

Tips for entrepreneurs overheard at the Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum

Published Dec. 10, 2014

The 2nd annual Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum kicked off this morning with sessions covering topics from leadership development to technology in agriculture to current issues in agriculture. One session brought together farm and food entrepreneurs to discuss their businesses, how they got started and how they continue to grow.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_OFFLF_LowellCatlett_320x240.jpg

Catlett tells farmers to prepare for the golden age of agriculture

Published Dec. 10, 2014

There’s never been a better time to be in agriculture, according to Dr. Lowell Catlett, dean of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University, who spoke to attendees at the 2nd annual Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum.

This article has 0 comments