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Twelve young Ohioans have been named recipients of $1,500 college scholarships from the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation.
A project in several eastern Ohio counties is bringing agriculture into primary and secondary classrooms through the Google Hangouts series 'Farmtastic Agventures!'
After a review of the program, OFBF decided to switch to advisory teams that are specifically issue focused and driven and to reduce the number of teams from nine to eight.
OFBF has been working on HwO since November 2013 and helped set up its framework by putting together a 16-member steering committee that will guide Healthy Water Ohio’s activities.
In June, Knox County Farm Bureau held AgVentures in the Classroom, a teacher workshop and field study. The two-day event gave Ohio 3rd, 4th and 5th grade teachers hands-on experience in teaching agriculture.
Ohio Farm Bureau is supporting a new federal conservation program that would fund conservation measures to reduce sediment and nutrient loading into Lake Erie.
Ohio Farm Bureau recently joined conservationists, water quality specialists, environmentalists, tourism officials and charter boat captains in discussing water quality issues with U.S. Sen. Rob Portman at Lake Erie.
Thousands of farmers and more than 250 members of Congress have joined forces nationwide in opposing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposal to expand its regulatory authority through the Clean Water Act.
The harmful algal bloom issue in Lake Erie is complex, and many groups and institutions are working to understand all of the factors involved. Ohio’s agriculture community has been focusing on finding ways to keep nutrients in place on farms by preventing runoff. Below are a few resources to learn more about what is being done and can be done, plus other educational materials.