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.
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.
The Our Ohio television series returns for an eighth season with ongoing production of new episodes every month through fall 2013.
Get informed and get involved could be the rallying call of the Tea Party, says two leaders of the Tea Party movement in Ohio.
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.
Ohio Farm Bureau youths will have a chance to bond with each other and learn leadership skills at OFBF youth conferences this summer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Farm Bureau at the statehouse: Budget, Education Reform, Hunting Permits
Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Learning Delivery, Darrell Rubel, gives an encouraging recap of a new partnership between Ohio Farm Bureau, Ohio FFA and Ohio 4-H that is helping teens take an active role in public policy and impact their local communities.
After nearly 20 years working with education programs and assisting volunteers and teachers in helping students learn the origins of their food, Judy Roush is returning to the family farm upon her retirement this month.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s Community Council program provides an opportunity for Farm Bureau members to come together to discuss local issues and then take action. Here’s an example of how the Farmers R Us Community Council, made up of seven couples in Van Wert County, took on Ag in the Classroom as one of their community activities for the year.
Farmers, agribusinesses, agricultural leaders and farm organizations have build an expansive and valuable Internet presence. A guide of where to start.
In Maryland, a recent court case highlighted just how much a constructive approach to protecting the environment is needed.
Each day there are more signs that people are becoming fed up with HSUS tactics.
Farmers who are enrolled in the Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) program have been seeing sharp increases in the taxable value of their land. This story/graphic explains why.
Ever wonder why Farm Bureau supports one issue and opposes another, or how it makes up its mind on hot button topics such as tax policy or livestock regulations?
A young visitor to Ohio Farm Bureau's Land and Living exhibit at the Ohio State Fair gets a hand planting a flower. The display was one of many opportunities for visitors to learn about Ohio agriculture.
Several key Ohio House and Senate committees for agriculture have new chairmen and many have been strong supporters of agriculture.
Ohio Farm Bureau's Policy Development Committee holds first meeting.
There is an old saying that suggests, “There is strength in numbers.” If that is true, our partnership with Ohio Farm Bureau is as solid as a rock. In these rough economic times, it is comforting to know that together we are meeting challenges head-on.
In 2009, Ohio Farm Bureau finalized a plan to ensure its future viability. More than 2,800 participants provided input into the 250 page plan titled "Ohio Farm Bureau's Envisioned Future — The New Era." The process resulted in the following updated vision statetment for the organization: "Ohio Farm Bureau's Vision is to forge a partnership between farmers and consumers that meets consumer needs, addresses public expectations and ensures agricultural prosperity in a global marketplace." The plan also identifies Farm Bureau's core values as Integrity and Honesty, Grassroots Involvement, Promoting Agriculture, Member Advocacy and Teamwork.
Extension and Farm Bureau have long been partners in making life better for farmers and all Ohioans. In November, Ohio farmers will find the first edition of Extension Connection, produced by OSU Extension and delivered exclusively to Ohio Farm Bureau members inside Buckeye Farm News.
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