News & Events

Decision Time: Producers consider ACRE

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Now that details are out on the new Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program, farmers must decide whether to enroll in the new, state revenue-based program instead of the traditional system.

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Volunteers donated their time and efforts in a massive cabbage harvest in Sandusky County.

Farm Bureau, volunteers rally to feed Ohio’s hungry

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Through OFBF’s county-based “Farmers Feed Our Needs” campaign, Ohio farmers are helping to provide less fortunate Ohioans with safe and healthy food.

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Farmers become advocates

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Participants in OFBF's AgriPOWER Institute delve into a broad spectrum of information during a trip to Washington, D.C.

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So-called 'cow tax' draws criticism

Published Jan. 15, 2009

The American Farm Bureau Federation says a proposal to regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act would result in new taxes on livestock operations.

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News Briefs

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Renewable Fuel Standard, Trade, New Ag Secretary, AFBF membership, Equine Task Force

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Bills may soon ban horse slaughter

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Two major pieces of legislation banning horse slaughter are expected to be reintroduced.

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Funding up for animal rights

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Total donations to the most significant domestic and international animal-rights groups reached nearly $330 million in 2007.

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New strategies can save farmland

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Innovative policies rather than funding may provide solutions to the loss of productive land in Ohio.

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Livestock farmers prepare to reach out to community

Published Jan. 15, 2009

As the livestock industry faces increasing criticism, farmers are working to share their stories with consumers.

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Corn growers question high food costs

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Ohio farm and renewable fuel groups have fired back at food manufacturers who have pinned rising grocery prices on corn-based ethanol.

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