Michelle Abfall, a grain cattle farmer in Athens County, writes about how she and her husband got involved in Ohio Farm Bureau its Young Ag Professionals program. This blog is part of their turn as featured editors of the 'Growing Our Generation' eletter.
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Michelle Abfall, a grain cattle farmer in Athens County, writes about the importance of talking about agriculture, even just casually with friends. This blog is part of their turn as featured editors of the 'Growing Our Generation' eletter.
Dr. Emily Buck of New Bloomington is participating in the eighth class of American Farm Bureau's Partners in Agricultural Leadership (PAL) class, and recently traveled to New York City for the first session, which focused on connecting to consumers. Watch a video she made about the experience
Thereís a difference between being ticketed and being sued if youíre involved with an equipment accident on the road. Learn more, plus road rules and what to do if youíre in an accident from Farm Bureauís Leah Curtis.
The Southern Ohio Agricultural & Community Development Foundation is offering an unprecedented opportunity for progressive young farmers. The Pat Raines Young Farmer Grant program is designed to facilitate growing an agricultural enterprise to the next level.
Farmers want to know how to farm better and what the markets and weather are doing. Farmers still rely on professional journalists to keep them informed. Guests: Susan Crowell, Farm and Dairy; Dave Russell, Brownfield Media; and Matt Reese, Ohio's Country Journal.
AgriPOWER Institute Class VII met for its first session where they got to know one another, learned about their personalities, strengths and skills as well as worked on public speaking skills. Two class members, Angela Shoemaker and Vicky Shaw, blogged about the experience. Excerpts from their blogs are below with links to the full blogs.
What recourse do farmers have if they dispute their test results from the elevator? Farm Bureauís ag law director Leah Curtis and Joe Cornely talk about the options in the latest Legal with Leah.
AgriPOWER Institute Class VII participant Angela Shoemaker of Louisville discusses her experience in the program's first session and learning to step out of her comfort zone.
AgriPOWER Institute Class VII participant Vicky Shaw of Medina discusses her experience in the program's first session learning about her strength and picking up public speaking tips.