The Young Agricultural Professionals and AgriPOWER programs continue to offer leadership development opportunities.
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- Updates from Ohio Farm Bureau's 95th Annual Meeting
- Agriculture really is cool!
- Farm bill negotiations underway, Brown outlines priorities
- Important things to know for the 95th OFBF annual meeting
- Students invited to learn more about political process through Capitol Challenge
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The Senate Agriculture Committee has passed its version of a farm bill that would dramatically reform and reauthorize farm bill programs for five years. Ohio Farm Bureau's Adam Sharp provides this audio update.
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Agricultural Professionals program is accepting entries for the 2012 Discussion Meet contest. Entry forms are due June 29.
Farmers and ranchers in the North Central Region are invited to submit grant proposals to explore sustainable agriculture solutions to problems on the farm or ranch. The 2013 North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE) Farmer Rancher Grant Proposals are due Nov. 29 at 4:30 p.m. at the NCR-SARE office in Saint Paul, MN.
Follow the adventures of Ohio Farm Bureau's interns as the prepare for, manage and clean up from the Land & Living exhibit at the Ohio State Fair.
Twenty-nine counties have attained Pacesetter status, setting the stage for them to achieve membership gain by the end of the campaign year. The Pacesetter award is for counties that had at least 93 percent of active farmer membership by March 31.
If you believe in Ohio Farm Bureau’s efforts to protect farmers, stand up for animal agriculture, promote locally grown foods, advocate for good government and communicate with consumers, the organization needs your help. More than ever, farmers are needed to join together to address a multitude of issues facing agriculture and rural Ohio.
See what annual meeting speakers had to say on the topics of ag education, estate planning, water quality, community development and taxes.
Ohio Farm Bureau's numerous successes in 2009 have made the Buckeye State a better place.
Farm Bureau at the statehouse: Budget, Education Reform, Hunting Permits
Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Learning Delivery, Darrell Rubel, gives an encouraging recap of a new partnership between Ohio Farm Bureau, Ohio FFA and Ohio 4-H that is helping teens take an active role in public policy and impact their local communities.
After nearly 20 years working with education programs and assisting volunteers and teachers in helping students learn the origins of their food, Judy Roush is returning to the family farm upon her retirement this month.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s Community Council program provides an opportunity for Farm Bureau members to come together to discuss local issues and then take action. Here’s an example of how the Farmers R Us Community Council, made up of seven couples in Van Wert County, took on Ag in the Classroom as one of their community activities for the year.
Farmers, agribusinesses, agricultural leaders and farm organizations have build an expansive and valuable Internet presence. A guide of where to start.
In Maryland, a recent court case highlighted just how much a constructive approach to protecting the environment is needed.
Each day there are more signs that people are becoming fed up with HSUS tactics.
Farmers who are enrolled in the Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) program have been seeing sharp increases in the taxable value of their land. This story/graphic explains why.
Ever wonder why Farm Bureau supports one issue and opposes another, or how it makes up its mind on hot button topics such as tax policy or livestock regulations?
A young visitor to Ohio Farm Bureau's Land and Living exhibit at the Ohio State Fair gets a hand planting a flower. The display was one of many opportunities for visitors to learn about Ohio agriculture.
Several key Ohio House and Senate committees for agriculture have new chairmen and many have been strong supporters of agriculture.
Ohio Farm Bureau's Policy Development Committee holds first meeting.
There is an old saying that suggests, “There is strength in numbers.” If that is true, our partnership with Ohio Farm Bureau is as solid as a rock. In these rough economic times, it is comforting to know that together we are meeting challenges head-on.
In 2009, Ohio Farm Bureau finalized a plan to ensure its future viability. More than 2,800 participants provided input into the 250 page plan titled "Ohio Farm Bureau's Envisioned Future — The New Era." The process resulted in the following updated vision statetment for the organization: "Ohio Farm Bureau's Vision is to forge a partnership between farmers and consumers that meets consumer needs, addresses public expectations and ensures agricultural prosperity in a global marketplace." The plan also identifies Farm Bureau's core values as Integrity and Honesty, Grassroots Involvement, Promoting Agriculture, Member Advocacy and Teamwork.
Extension and Farm Bureau have long been partners in making life better for farmers and all Ohioans. In November, Ohio farmers will find the first edition of Extension Connection, produced by OSU Extension and delivered exclusively to Ohio Farm Bureau members inside Buckeye Farm News.
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