News & Events

[160x120]_alternative_crops.jpg
Farmers are considering if miscanthus grass could provide an economic boost to northeast Ohio.

Ashtabula County Farm Bureau helps community explore new economic opportunity

Published Sep. 6, 2011

When an energy company began reaching out to farmers in northeast Ohio about growing grass for biofuels, it was a perfect opportunity for the Ashtabula County Farm Bureau to bring the community together.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_FarmBill_AgSupport_infograph_1280x720_320x240.jpg
American Farm Bureau graphic showing how countries around the world help farmers manage risk.

As Farm Bill mark ups draw near, AFBF details Farm Bill priorities

Published Apr. 24, 2013

Yvonne Lesicko, OFBF senior director of legislative and regulatory affairs, discusses where Farm Bill progress stands.

This article has 0 comments

As China grows, so do food needs

Published Apr. 16, 2009

With 1.4 billion people and a growing middle class, the impact China has on world agriculture is steadily increasing.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_Paul_Shoemaker_GalliaPres_320x240.jpg
Gallia County President Paul Shoemaker featured in this month's round-up.

April 2013 County Farm Bureau Round-up

Published Apr. 10, 2013

As spring heats up, farmers are hitting the fields, and county Farm Bureaus are gearing up for warm weather events and activities. Check out what’s being offered throughout the state in the coming weeks.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_AgDays_FairfieldCounty_320x240.jpg
Fun for the whole family at Ag Days in Fairfield County.

April 2012 County Farm Bureau Round-Up

Published Apr. 2, 2012

Spring is heating up, and so are the opportunities, activities and events of Ohio's county Farm Bureaus. Scholarships, Oil & Gas Informational Meetings, Local Ag Days and more dot this month's County Farm Bureau Round-Up.

This article has 0 comments

April 19 News Briefs: Research Foundation proposed | Federal Estate Tax Reform

Published Apr. 18, 2012

Research foundation bill proposed, Federal estate tax reform bills introduced

This article has 0 comments

Apply to be one of Ohio Farm Bureau's State Fair Junior Fair Board Ambassadors

Published Mar. 7, 2012

Ohio Farm Bureau believes in providing youth opportunities to grow. OFBF is accepting applications through March 17 for youth interested in serving as OFBF's ambassador to the board.The Ohio State Fair Junior Fair Board is made up of who represent youth from organizations across Ohio.

This article has 0 comments

Applications now being accepted for new conservation programs

Published May. 7, 2014

Applications are now being accepted for two new conservation programs created under the 2014 Farm Bill. The Agricultural Conservation Easements Program (ACEP) has up to $366 million available to state and local governments, Native American tribes, nongovernmental organizations and private landowners.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_CAE_320x2401.jpg

Applications due Sept. 5 for County Activities of Excellence Awards

Published Jul. 31, 2014

Applications are now being accepted for county Farm Bureaus to enter the 2015 County Activities of Excellence Awards (CAE) program.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_germany_study_tour_320x240.jpg
Spend three weeks in Germany as part of an AFBF-sponsored agriculture study tour.

Applications being accepted for three-week agriculture study tour in Germany

Published Feb. 24, 2011

Farm Bureau members are invited to apply for a 21-day agricultural study tour through the McCloy Fellowship Program.

This article has 0 comments