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The downturn in the economy has led to a spike in demand from food banks of more than 68 percent.

Farmers meet needs of hungry through Ohio Agricultural Clearance program

Published May. 25, 2011

For more than a dozen years, the Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks’ Ohio Agricultural Clearance Program (OACP) has been the perfect partnership between farmers and food banks.

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Farmers may have grain in the bin before farm bill details are out

Published Apr. 15, 2014

With a long awaited farm bill signed into law, it’s now time to start putting the programs to work. Yvonne Lesicko, Ohio Farm Bureau’s senior director of state and national policy, noted the legislation is significantly different than past bills.

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Farmers invited to build trust at 16th annual Ohio Livestock Coalition meeting

Published Aug. 6, 2013

Ohio farmers are invited to learn more about animal welfare, consumer concerns and building trust in agriculture during the Ohio Livestock Coalition's industry symposium and annual meeting Sept. 6.

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From left, Don Smith, Larry and Betsy Moore, Barbara Sinn, Kathy and Steve Frankenburg (front) and Michel family (back).

Farmers honored for conservation efforts

Published Oct. 15, 2009

Five farm families were honored for their long-standing dedication to natural resource conservation during ceremonies at the Farm Science Review.

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Paul Morrison of Darke County shares his thoughts with fellow farmers during a Farm Bureau Advisory Team meeting.

Farmers hear about consumer, climate issues

Published Apr. 19, 2010

Winning consumer trust is ultimately more important than defeating the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), according to a food industry expert who recently spoke at OFBF’s Trends and Issues Conference.

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OFBF Communications Specialist Dan Toland shares the impact of social media on agriculture.

Farmers feeding off impact of social media

Published Dec. 17, 2010

Social media has benefited agriculture in many ways, according to Ohio Farm Bureau Communications Specialist Dan Toland.

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Bob Scott sits in his truck above the Little Darby Creek, which flows through his Union County Farm.

Farmers engage on water issues

Published Jul. 15, 2010

Talks with EPA yield positive results.

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Farmers encouraged to use social networking sites

Published May. 14, 2009

Many farmers are finding social media to be a key tool in educating consumers and combating animal rights activists.

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Farmers consider consumer trust, animal care, regulations at OLC annual meeting

Published Apr. 21, 2011

Ohio farmers discussed consumer trust, animal care, regulations and more at the 2011 Ohio Livestock Coalition Annual Meeting in April. Here's a recap of the conversations and presentations.

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Farmers challenged to take on their critics

Published Dec. 17, 2009

Jay Lehr kicked off Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s 91st annual meeting with a challenge to the farmers in attendance.

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