Invasive species. Intense thunderstorms. Massive blue-green blobs. While this may sound like the description of a sci-fi movie, itís actually one of the many threats to Lake Erie, one of Ohioís greatest resources. Lake Erie provides drinking water for 11 million people and brings in $11.5 billion from visitors, almost one-third of the stateís total tourism dollars.
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Applications are now being accepted for county Farm Bureaus to enter the 2015 County Activities of Excellence Awards (CAE) program.
Applications are now being accepted for Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge, a new program that allows individuals to showcase ideas and business innovations being cultivated in the nationís rural regions.
Twenty farmers and agribusiness professionals from across the state have been selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2014-2015 AgriPOWER Institute.
AgriPOWER class member Tom Somrack discusses his experience from the first session of the leadership program.
AgriPOWER class member Rebekah Headings discusses her experience with the first session of the leadership program.
Lisa Kiley, marketing director and event coordinator at the General Denver Hotel in Wilmington and Clinton County Farm Bureau volunteer describes the recent Lamb Jam event.
The way that citizens of Toledo and the rest of the state have rallied in response to the water crisis is a lesson in the power of cooperation and community. As members of our communities, farmers believe in acting responsibly and want all Ohioans to know that we are concerned about Ohioís water quality challenges and are committed to finding solutions.
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The purpose of AFBFís survey is to determine adoption of Big Data among farmers and determine the awareness of issues such as data ownership, liability and usage.