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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.

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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.

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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.

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At a glance - Jan. 21, 2010

Published Jan. 21, 2010

Ohio Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Jack Fisher has received accolades for his work at the helm of the stateís largest farm organization.

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Ohio Department of Agriculture Director Robert Boggs will chair the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board

At a glance: A brief look at how the Ohio Livestock Care Board will operate

Published Mar. 26, 2010

A breakdown of what's included in the enabling legislation for the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board, as passed by the General Assembly.

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At annual meeting, members to share ideas, set policy

Published Nov. 19, 2012

During Ohio Farm Bureauís annual meeting Nov. 28-30, more than 300 member delegates from around the state will discuss and debate county proposed changes to Farm Bureau policy. Once approved, these ideas will guide the organization on a number of issues in the coming year.

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At issue: farm bill, climate

Published Apr. 16, 2009

OFBF's annual Trends and Issues Conference held in March focused on the farm bill and climate policy.

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At the 'pinnacle'

Published Feb. 5, 2009

During the 90th annual meeting, Ohio Farm Bureau was presented with American Farm Bureauís new Pinnacle Award.

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Attend a workers' compensation safety meeting

Published Feb. 12, 2014

Ohio Farm Bureauís Workersí Compensation Group Rating Program members are required to attend one safety seminar per year to remain program eligible.

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Attorneys to explore farm issues at Extension conference

Published Mar. 12, 2009

Legal issues in agriculture will be the focus of a one-day Ohio State University Extension conference on March 25.

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