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May We Introduce…

Published Sep. 24, 2009

Bill Johnson and Chip Nelson

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Nationwide News: Nationwide’s equine insurance addresses horse owner liabilities

Published Sep. 24, 2009

AgriChoice a new breed of equine insurance

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Four will head to Discussion Meet finals

Published Sep. 24, 2009

Pam Haley of West Salem, Cassandra Palsgrove of Pickerington, Andrew Spiker of Adamsville and Kelly Staley of Fredericktown have been named the four state finalists in OFBF’s 2009 Discussion Meet.

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Northwest county offices adjust locations, hours

Published Sep. 24, 2009

To make the best use of member resources, the Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky and Wood county Farm Bureaus have adjusted their operations.

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On your behalf

Published Sep. 24, 2009

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

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What’s in the Ohio Constitution and why Issue 2 is a good fit

Published Sep. 24, 2009

There a number of reasons why Ohioans should vote “Yes” for Issue 2. It ensures safe, quality, locally grown food, strong family farms and excellent care for animals.

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Bio-based toner resin offers eco-friendly alternative

Published Sep. 24, 2009

Advanced Image Resources Inc. (AIR) is giving consumers a choice to use their printers and copiers and be environmentally friendly while doing it.

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Council report aims to boost local, nutritious foods

Published Sep. 24, 2009

The Ohio Food Policy Council released its progress report that sets final recommendations and goals to help improve the local food system in Ohio and advance access to healthy food.

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Take breaks, keep phone and radio nearby when working alone

Published Sep. 24, 2009

All Jim Westfall wanted to do was clean up his tractor and get the lime off it. But the way he did it almost killed him.

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Grants available through OFB Foundation

Published Sep. 24, 2009

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

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Safe, Local Ohio Food launches Statewide Issue 2 outreach

Published Sep. 30, 2009

Ad campaign, Web site, rallies call for YES vote for Issue 2

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AFBF: Proposed Changes to Renewable Fuel Standard Bad for Farmers

Published Sep. 30, 2009

Changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would impede the growth of the U.S. biofuels industry, limit opportunity for American farmers and ranchers to grow their businesses and hinder American energy independence, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.

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Statement on governor's plan to deal with the budget shortfall

Published Oct. 2, 2009

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation recognizes the challenges facing Gov. Strickland and the Ohio General Assembly

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These are the faces of Issue 2

The Faces of Issue 2

Published Oct. 5, 2009

Out of state animal rights activists say Issue 2 is about “big ag” and not family farms. With nearly 60,000 family farmers in its membership, Ohio Farm Bureau knows this isn’t true. Meet some multigenerational family farmers who agree.

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Issue 2 to hit airwaves in Cleveland on Tuesday

Published Oct. 5, 2009

Ohio Farm Bureau's Jack Fisher, HSUS's Paul Shapiro to debate State Issue 2 live on Cleveland radio station. Listeners calls will be taken.

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AFBF: Staple Food Prices Trending Down From Year Ago

Published Oct. 6, 2009

Retail food prices at the supermarket decreased slightly for the fourth consecutive quarter and are significantly lower than one year ago, according to the latest American Farm Bureau Federation Marketbasket Survey.

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Dr. Gee on Town Hall Ohio

OSU’s Gee and new vet school dean to appear on Town Hall Ohio

Published Oct. 7, 2009

Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee and OSU’s new Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine Lonnie King are this week’s special guests on Town Hall Ohio.

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Small farmers would be hit hardest by USDA food safety proposal

Published Oct. 8, 2009

Ohio Farm Bureau speaks out at USDA hearing

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Gordon Gee talks about State Issue 2

Published Oct. 9, 2009

Dr. Gee gave Ohio Farm Bureau his opinion on Issue 2 during recording of its Town Hall Ohio radio program. Here's what he had to say.

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Young supporters showed their support for Issue 2 and Ohio farmers at the rally in Columbus

Farmers, supporters rally for Issue 2 in Columbus

Published Oct. 14, 2009

Broad support shown for Livestock Care

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Take Issue 2 to town

Published Oct. 15, 2009

Consumers need to hear from farmers during final days of livestock care campaign

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Small farmers would be hit hardest by USDA food safety proposal

Published Oct. 15, 2009

OFBF speaks out at hearing on leafy greens

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Balance of Power: Livestock Care Board checks and balances

Published Oct. 15, 2009

Issue 2 was designed to give Ohio voters the confidence that animal care questions are being effectively addressed and to give farmers the assurance that any animal care policies in Ohio will be reasonable and based on comprehensive debate.

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News briefs

Published Oct. 15, 2009

Climate change bill, pork market, dairy aid, Renewable Fuel Standards, retired dairy cows and producing more food

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Proposal would allow state-inspected meat to cross state lines

Published Oct. 15, 2009

A new U.S. Department of Agriculture program that would allow state-inspected meat to cross state lines is expected to have a big impact in Ohio.

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