Vic Fisher of Union County recently received Ohio Farm Bureau's $2,500 reward for submitting information that led to the conviction of criminals who stole property from Farm Bureau members.
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A Paulding County woman has received Ohio Farm Bureau’s $2,500 reward.
A Gallia County man recently received a $2,500 reward for reporting information that led to the arrest of an individual who committed a crime on a Farm Bureau member's property.
The Farm Bureau Property Protection Service proved to be a benefit to Butler County Farm Bureau member Tom Theobald when a John Deere Gator was stolen from his property.
James Secrest of Caldwell was presented with a $2,500 reward check for information he provided to the Muskingum County Sherriff’s office.
Ohio Treasurer Mandel announces availability of reduced rate loans available to more than 800 Ohio farmers.
April Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum to discuss the agricultural benefits of the buying local trend in the state, and what Ohio Farm Bureau has to offer.
Academy Award-winning filmmaker James Moll’s feature length documentary “Farmland” is now available on Hulu.
Campaign will highlight the diversity of membership.
Governor's visit highlights opening day of Ohio State Fair.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s Leadership Buffet is continuing to grow with hundreds of members participating in seminars that work at improving their leadership skills.
Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Agricultural Law Leah Curtis discusses laws and regulations impacting landowners. From CAUV and line fence law to farm equipment on roadways and tree law.
The Our Ohio television series returns for an eighth season with ongoing production of new episodes every month through fall 2013.
Here are some excerpts of recent shows from influential leaders in Ohio
Get informed and get involved could be the rallying call of the Tea Party, says two leaders of the Tea Party movement in Ohio.
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
Farmers want to know how to farm better and what the markets and weather are doing. Farmers still rely on professional journalists to keep them informed. Guests: Susan Crowell, Farm and Dairy; Dave Russell, Brownfield Media; and Matt Reese, Ohio's Country Journal.
Cristen Bartus of Lucas County, Greg and Rose Hartschuh of Crawford County, Tracie Isler of Marion County, Nick Rizzo of Montgomery County and Renae Scheiderer of Monroe County were recently named finalists in the contest, which highlights the diversity of Ohio Farm Bureau members.
Groups throughout Ohio are recipients of $30,000 in Agriculture and Awareness Grants this year from the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation.
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.
Ohio Farm Bureau youths will have a chance to bond with each other and learn leadership skills at OFBF youth conferences this summer.
Twenty farmers and agribusiness professionals from across the state have been selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2014-2015 AgriPOWER Institute.
Traditional & online marketing methods to be covered in December conference
More than 11,000 nonfarmers experienced Ohio agriculture through numerous county Farm Bureau-led “Grow and Know” events in 2011.
2011 marked the fifth anniversary of OFBF’s weekly public affairs radio program, 'Town Hall Ohio.'
The grants improve communities and make connections.
Farmers were represented in discussions with the super committee, Sens. Brown and Portman, Reps Gibbs and Schmidt, USDA and U.S. Dept. of Labor.
As consumers increasingly turn to the Internet for information about food production, Ohio Farm Bureau continued to increase and develop its online presence and that of its members in 2011.
OFBF weighed in on three Ohio Supreme Court cases, which came out favorably for farmers this year.
Ohio Farm Bureau built relationships with Bob Evans Farms, Longaberger and Velvet Ice Cream.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s Center for Food and Animal Issues continued to provide assistance to those dealing with animals care and cruelty complaints through its Animal Agriculture 101 training in 2011.
By interacting with journalists we can assure that agriculture’s views are portrayed prominently and accurately, giving the public a better understanding of the issues important to farmers.
The Young Agricultural Professionals and AgriPOWER programs continue to offer leadership development opportunities.
The Senate Agriculture Committee has passed its version of a farm bill that would dramatically reform and reauthorize farm bill programs for five years. Ohio Farm Bureau's Adam Sharp provides this audio update.
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Agricultural Professionals program is accepting entries for the 2012 Discussion Meet contest. Entry forms are due June 29.
Here is just a sample of the ways that county Farm Bureaus throughout the state have worked to reach out to their communities this year. There are many more ways to get involved than what we could print here.
Farmers and ranchers in the North Central Region are invited to submit grant proposals to explore sustainable agriculture solutions to problems on the farm or ranch. The 2013 North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE) Farmer Rancher Grant Proposals are due Nov. 29 at 4:30 p.m. at the NCR-SARE office in Saint Paul, MN.
Follow the adventures of Ohio Farm Bureau's interns as the prepare for, manage and clean up from the Land & Living exhibit at the Ohio State Fair.
In 2014, your Farm Bureau membership will support
more than $700,000 directed to a variety of community
projects in Ohio.
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Ohio's county Farm Bureau presidents are taking their annual trip to Washington, D.C. March 3-5. Check here for the latest updates from Ohio Farm Bureau, media across the state and the farmers while on the ground on Capitol Hill.
Get the latest updates and information about the Land & Living Exhibit at the Ohio State Fair from Ohio Farm Bureau's State Fair Interns.
Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation, The Ohio Agricultural Council, Ohio Soybean Council, Farm Credit Mid-America, United Producers Inc., OABA Educational Trust and several county Farm Bureaus have announced their scholarship offerings for 2014.
United Producers Inc., OABA Educational Trust and several county Farm Bureaus have announced their scholarship offerings for 2014. All scholarship programs assist students in pursuing their education in agricultural-related areas of study and aim to help promote agriculture and agribusiness as a growing field of career opportunities.
Ohio's county Farm Bureau presidents are taking their annual trip to Washington, D.C. March 18-20. Check here for the latest updates from Ohio Farm Bureau, media across the state and the farmers while on the ground on Capitol Hill.
Twenty-nine counties have attained Pacesetter status, setting the stage for them to achieve membership gain by the end of the campaign year. The Pacesetter award is for counties that had at least 93 percent of active farmer membership by March 31.
If you believe in Ohio Farm Bureau’s efforts to protect farmers, stand up for animal agriculture, promote locally grown foods, advocate for good government and communicate with consumers, the organization needs your help. More than ever, farmers are needed to join together to address a multitude of issues facing agriculture and rural Ohio.
The 14 committees are made up of Farm Bureau members with knowledge and direct involvement in issues of importance to U.S. farmers and ranchers. AFBF President Bob Stallman appointed committee members to serve either one-year or two-year terms.
See what annual meeting speakers had to say on the topics of ag education, estate planning, water quality, community development and taxes.
Ohio Farm Bureau's numerous successes in 2009 have made the Buckeye State a better place.