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- Jumping through the hoops
- Starting our farmers market venture
- Instagram #TakeOverTuesday with Fairfield County's Derek Schmitt
- 'Town Hall Ohio' featuring Ohio Chamber of Commerce's CEO Andy Doehrel
- Cultivating a Cure raises more than $90,000
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Some county Farm Bureaus are building partnerships with companies that have connections to agriculture, and it looks as if it will pay off in terms of new long-term memberships.
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 OFBFís Trends and Issues Conference.
Hereís a brief look at some agriculture-related legislation in which Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is involved and/or continues to monitor at the Statehouse.
AFBF calls on Congress to nullify EPAís greenhouse gas proposal; AFBF launches ĎLegal Affairsí Web site
Two statewide issues that will appear on the May 4 ballot have received the support of Ohio Farm Bureauís board of trustees.
If you were to draft a 100-page plan of what agriculture and rural Ohio should look like, what would you write? More importantly, how would you put it into action? Thatís exactly what Ohio farmers consider each year as they review and update Ohio Farm Bureauís policy book.
Helping Hand; Figured Up; Hunting for Answers; In Their Words
The people and culture of rural Ohio will be showcased through a new promotion, which allows Farm Bureau members to win prizes for sharing photos and stories about how they are tied to agriculture.
A class of 22 recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureauís AgriPOWER Institute, an intensive leadership training program launched in 2008 to help farmers and agricultural professionals gain influence over public policy issues.