Dairy farmers are encouraged to answer their telephones in January 2014 when representatives from the USDAís National Agricultural Statistics Service will contact selected dairy farmers in 18 states, including Ohio.
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- Live, silent auction raises money for foundations
- Wear your pride
- Rasmussen: Nationwide taking steps to more effectively serve members
- Hirsch, Fisher encourage farmers to get involved
- Delegates set policy update Farm Bureauís membership model
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Nationwide has a new program called benefits that can help you offer your employees a competitive benefits package that supplements their regular health insurance program.
Farm bill negotiators have announced that work on the bill will not be finished before Congress goes home for the remainder of 2013.
On Nov. 20, the Senate Agriculture Committee heard testimony and accepted five amendments to Senate Bill 150, legislation to address nutrient management and water quality in Ohio but delayed a vote while more work is done.
With the introduction of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, OFBF has been studying the intricacies of the act and how it affects the entire health care industry. In the works is a health benefits plan to help Ohio Farm Bureau members deal with ACA issues
Here is just a sample of the ways that county Farm Bureaus throughout the state have worked to reach out to their communities this year. There are many more ways to get involved than what we could print here.
Farm Bureauís grassroots process of policy development continued at the American Farm Bureau Resolution Committee meeting this week. Several of Ohioís policy suggestions were accepted and will come before the voting delegates at American Farm Bureau annual meeting.
Many Ohio Farm Bureau members and staff will travel to San Antonio Jan. 11-15 to celebrate this past year's achievements and represent Ohio as Farm Bureau policy priorities are set for the coming year. Follow along here as we share the story from the digital eyes and ears of those in attendance.
Dates and locations for the 2014 Ohio Farm Bureau Regional Cabinet meetings have been set, and county Farm Bureau leaders are invited to attend for a great opportunity to broaden leadership skills, gather new ideas, and of course interact with their peers.
Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation, The Ohio Agricultural Council, Ohio Soybean Council, Farm Credit Mid-America, United Producers Inc., OABA Educational Trust and several county Farm Bureaus have announced their scholarship offerings for 2014.