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County Farm Bureaus to screen political candidates

Published Apr. 4, 2012

With the primary elections over, county Farm Bureaus are planning open seat screenings for races across the state.

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Legislation for marketing agreements would mean produce grower opportunties

Published Apr. 5, 2012

Ohio Farm Bureau and the Ohio Produce Growers and Marketers Association have been working on legislation that would establish a framework for voluntary marketing agreements that set production standards for certain agricultural products.

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Attendees learn about public speaking from Emily Krueger, 2011 American Farm Bureau Collegiate Discussion Meet winner.

East Region Leadership Conference impacts attendees

Published Apr. 5, 2012

Although it was a small conference, the East Region Leadership Conference had a big impact on attendees. On March 31, county Farm Bureaus in the east region came together for a new conference that targeted members who normally do not attend typical Ohio Farm Bureau Federation training events.

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'Buy local' trend rises in popularity

Published Apr. 10, 2012

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.

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29 counties attain Pacesetter membership status

Published Apr. 10, 2012

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.

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2011 Discussion Meet finalists competing at annual meeting

2012 Young Ag Professionals Discussion Meet entry forms due June 29

Published Apr. 12, 2012

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Agricultural Professionals program is accepting entries for the 2012 Discussion Meet contest. Entry forms are due June 29.

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Ohio Farm Bureau appoints two seniors to Ohio State Junior Fair Board

Published Apr. 12, 2012

Two Ohio Farm Bureau youths have been selected to be on the Junior Fair Board of the Ohio State Fair.

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County Farm Bureaus invited to enter horticulture competition

Published Apr. 13, 2012

Ohio Farm Bureau will be holding a horticulture competition open to all county Farm Bureaus during the 2012 Ohio State Fair. The competition provides an opportunity to showcase agriculture in each of Ohio’s 88 counties through its theme, “Agriculture in our backyard.”

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Current Young Ag Professionals Advisory Team members

Young Agricultural Professionals accepting applications for Team members

Published Apr. 17, 2012

Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Ag Professionals program is now accepting applications for its Advisory Team.

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A panel featuring the Animal Agriculture 202 speakers provided an open forum for first responders to ask questions.

Animal Agriculture 202 teaches 150 first-responders about livestock handling

Published Apr. 17, 2012

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and Ohio State University Extension teamed up to host more than 150 first-responders at the Animal Agriculture 202 seminar April 12. The daylong seminar trained attendees on the proper handling of large animals in times of crisis.

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