Climate change legislation, livestock care issues and social media tools will be at the forefront of topics discussed during conferences at the American Farm Bureau Federationís 91st annual meeting, Jan. 10-13, in Seattle, Wash.
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Linsey Howell, daughter of David and Lora Howell of Danville, is the 2009 recipient of the $1,000 Ralph Grimshaw Memorial Scholarship sponsored by the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association.
In Time for the Holidays, Cincinnati, Fairborn, and Marion Residents are Sweepstakes Winners.
Ohio Farm Bureau delegates from around the state will convene to determine policy for coming year and compete for awards during annual meeting.
A carrot farmer and volunteers in northwest Ohio harvest and donate more than 180,000 pounds of carrots to Ohio food banks.
New hire joins Ohio Farm Bureau
Four finalists up for Excellence in Agriculture Award at Ohio Farm Bureau annual meeting.
Three finalists competing for Ohio Farm Bureau's Outstanding Young Farmer
Speakers tell Farmers to do the speaking on opening day of Annual Meeting
Ohio Farm Bureau leaders congratulate members, but look toward year ahead on second day of annual meeting
Outstanding contributions to Ohio agriculture recognized at annual meeting
Priorities include climate change, wildlife damage, Extension funding and challenges to dairy farmers.
President Porteus re-elected, three new members join board of trustees
Passed in the Senate Wednesday, a bill to help facilitate the transfer of the NPDES program for concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) and storm water associated with construction activity to ODA from Ohio EPA is now awaiting the governorís signature.
Ohio Farmer Editor Tim White named OFBF Executive Vice President Jack Fisher his Ohio Ag Man of the Year for his leadership on livestock issues and the passage of Issue 2 in November.
Three hundred and forty six delegates represented their county Farm Bureaus and voted on policies that will shape the direction of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) in 2010 at the organizationís 91st annual meeting in Cincinnati this month.
A 250-page strategic plan titled Ohio Farm Bureau's Envisioned Future ó The New Era was developed in 2009 to guide the organization in coming years.
Brent Porteus of Coshocton has been re-elected president of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and to serve as District 12 trustee, serving members from Coshocton, Holmes, Knox and Licking counties.
OFBF President Brent Porteus and Executive Vice President Jack Fisher addressed annual meeting delegates, focusing on State Issue 2, its significance and what lies ahead.
Jay Lehr kicked off Ohio Farm Bureau Federationís 91st annual meeting with a challenge to the farmers in attendance.
Nationwide Insurance CEO Steve Rasmussen told delegates at Ohio Farm Bureau Federationís 91st annual meeting that the company cherishes the long-standing relationship with its founder.
Both the U.S. dairy and pork industries need to drastically reduce the number of cattle and hogs in order to raise prices and have production be more in balance with demand, ag economists said.
The following Farm Bureau volunteers have been named to the prestigious Ambassador Club for the high degree of success they achieved during the membership campaign. Each signed a minimum of 10 new Farm Bureau members.
As healthcare reform legislation makes it way through Congress, you should know that Medical Mutual of Ohio is not opposed to reform. We agree that some sort of reform, which will affect rural Ohio as much as urban Ohio, is necessary.
The Ohio Department of Agriculture has the expertise needed to administer parts of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) program, Ohio Farm Bureauís Director of Legislative Relations Chris Henney recently told Ohio lawmakers.