Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Executive Vice President and Ohio State University trustee John C. (Jack) Fisher on the impending retirement of Dr. Bobby D. Moser, Ohio State University Vice President, agricultural administration and Dean, College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
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Thousands of Ohio FFA members traveled to Columbus May 3-4 for the annual State FFA Convention. Two Ohio Farm Bureau programs used this opportunity to reach out to FFA members, and the state office hosted two chapters as well. These relationships between FFA and Farm Bureau in Ohio are a continuance from the announcement that the two organizations would team up on a summer camp for youth.
The proposed beef checkoff changes would increase the current $1 per head to $2 per head.
Leah Curtis, Ohio Farm Bureau director of legal education, explains why Farm Bureau is supporting an Ohio Supreme Court case pursued by a member who suffered significant losses after a county drainage project caused his tomato field to flood.
Farmers have a good understanding of why the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and most state agencies need to trim their budgets because farmers are usually fiscally responsible, says the department’s director.
Learn how to grow and preserve food from your own backyard or patio and how to go green at Ohio Farm Bureau’s daylong Grow and Know seminar at Franklin Park Conservatory.
Learn how to make your own cheese, yogurt and other dairy products from scratch, and how to identify and obtain different meat cuts, at Ohio Farm Bureau’s Grow and Know day at Lake Metroparks Farmpark.
Attendees can learn skills to manage their property
Brent Porteus of Coshocton has been re-elected president of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and to serve as District 12 trustee, serving members from Coshocton, Holmes, Knox and Licking counties.
In response to more than 1,000 complaints filed about increased rates, including comment from Ohio Farm Bureau, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has disapproved of AEP's electric security plan and has ordered that rates be returned to similar levels to those in place in December 2011.