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On Your Behalf

Published Aug. 13, 2009

Here are some additional activities in which your support of Farm Bureau helped strengthen agriculture and rural Ohio.

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Four inducted into Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame

Published Aug. 13, 2009

Irv Bell of Zanesville, John Foltz of Columbus, Andrew Stevens of Ostrander and the late Roy Wallace of Pemberville

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Southeast Ohio farm wins environmental award

Published Aug. 13, 2009

An Ohio farm is among seven national winners of the cattle industry’s 2009 Environmental Stewardship Award.

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Manure applied to small fraction of farmland

Published Aug. 13, 2009

About 5 percent of all U.S. cropland is fertilized by manure, according to a new USDA report.

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Discover your social Web with OFBF’s Guide to Social Media

Published Aug. 13, 2009

“Find us on Facebook.” “Follow us On Twitter.” By uttering these phrases, countless organizations expect people to go online and find out what all the social media fuss is about. But most don’t take the time to show how to go about finding somebody on Facebook or following them on Twitter.

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AgriPOWER’s second class in session

Published Aug. 13, 2009

Twenty-two Ohioans interested in becoming future leaders, advocates and activists for Ohio agriculture

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Campaign will back Ballot Issue

Published Aug. 13, 2009

Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board officially certified as State Issue 2.

"Ohioans for Livestock Care" to educate voters on why the measure is good for farmers, consumers and animal care in Ohio

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Rural broadband Internet survey offers prizes

Published Aug. 13, 2009

Ohio Farm Bureau members have the opportunity to win one of six free computers or broadband Internet access for a year by providing feedback on their access to broadband connections.

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County News

Published Aug. 13, 2009

Guernsey, Fairfield and Miami County Farm Bureaus

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What is Issue 2, and what does it do?

Published Aug. 14, 2009

Learn how your vote in Ohio can ensure that animals used in food production are healthy and well cared for, food is safe and of the highest quality, locally produced food is available at the grocery store and farmers are running their farms responsibly and following relevant regulations.

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Clockwise from top left: Haley, Palsgrove, Spiker and Staley

Ohio Farm Bureau names Discussion Meet finalists

Published Aug. 14, 2009

Four state finalists have been named in Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2009 Discussion Meet. They are Pam Haley of West Salem, Cassandra Palsgrove of Pickerington, Andrew Spiker of Adamsville and Kelly Staley of Fredericktown.

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Ohio Farm Bureau, Bob Evans Recipe Contest winners announced

Published Aug. 19, 2009

Four Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) members will receive Bob Evans grocery products for a year and more after having been named winners of a recipe contest hosted by Ohio’s largest general farming organization and the Ohio-based restaurant chain.

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Cordray on Town Hall Ohio

Ohio Attorney General Cordray to appear on Town Hall Ohio

Published Aug. 20, 2009

State Attorney General Richard Cordray is this week’s featured guest on Town Hall Ohio. Elected Ohio Attorney General in November 2008, Cordray previously served as Ohio Treasurer of State, Franklin County Treasurer, State Representative, and as Ohio’s first Solicitor General.

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Rye is often used as a cover crop

CTIC Seeks Ohio farmers to demonstrate Cover Crops

Published Aug. 21, 2009

The Conservation Technology Information Center is looking for Ohio farmers who are interested in cover crops to participate in its “Using Cover Crops to Facilitate the Transition to Continuous No-Till,” project.

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Web-Based Hunter Access Program available August 26

Published Aug. 24, 2009

Pilot project to be focused in Harrison, Jefferson, Tuscarawas and Carroll counties.

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AFBF President responds to "vicious attack on modern farmers"

Published Aug. 24, 2009

Read American Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman's response to a controversial TIME magazine article.

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Members of Ohio Farm Bureau's second AgriPOWER class

Ohio Farm Bureau Kicks-off Second AgriPOWER Institute Program

Published Aug. 25, 2009

Twenty-two Ohioans interested in becoming future leaders, advocates and activists for Ohio agriculture have been selected by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation to participate in its AgriPOWER program, which was launched last year as an elite training program for farmers and agribusiness professionals.

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Fisher updates rural radio audience on Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board

Published Aug. 26, 2009

Ohio Farm Bureau's executive vice president gives an update on the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board in a national rural radio interview.

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Petzel named OFBF Vice President of Communications

Published Aug. 28, 2009

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF), Ohio’s largest general farm organization, has named Patricia Petzel vice president of communications.

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Ohioans voice opposition to House climate bill

Published Aug. 31, 2009

Saying that it would kill jobs, raise consumer costs and make America less competitive, hundreds of Ohioans rallied in Lima Aug. 21 against climate legislation passed by the U.S. House.

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Ohio Farm Bureau Hits All-Time High Membership

Published Sep. 2, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has announced its 42nd consecutive year of membership growth, reaching a record 235,064 members. This is an increase of 1,003 members since 2008.

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OSIA supports Issue 2 to Create the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board

Published Sep. 2, 2009

The Ohio Sheep Improvement Association (OSIA) is uniting with Ohio’s farm community to support the passage of State Issue 2, a ballot measure that will create the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board, on Election Day, Nov. 3.

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From L: Mike Bumgarner accepts a $50,000 check from FCS’s Andrew Wilson, Roger Earley and George Stebbins

Farm Credit Services makes $100,000 commitment to support livestock farmers

Published Sep. 2, 2009

The agricultural lending cooperative Farm Credit Services is giving $100,000 to support two initiatives that aim to advance Ohio’s livestock community.

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Soy-Based Toner Now Available in Replacement Printer Cartridges

Published Sep. 2, 2009

A soy-based toner created with soybean oil, called AgriTone, is now available for select laser printers.

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OFB Foundation accepting applications for Agriculture Action & Awareness Grants

Published Sep. 2, 2009

The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation (Foundation) invites community service groups in rural, suburban and/or urban settings, as well as independent producers and agribusinesses to apply for a series of grants for 2010 to fund programs highlighting agriculture and its impact on the community.

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