Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) Young Agricultural Professionals program is accepting applications for the 2012 Outstanding Young Farmer and Excellence in Agriculture contests. Entry forms are due Aug. 17.
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Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Agricultural Professionals program is accepting applications for its annual Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience program.
Ohio Farm Bureau is looking for the top young agricultural professionals in the state to apply for the following contests.
More than 300 Ohio State students hungry for discussion gathered to explore food and farming issues at the Collegiate Young Farmers’ second annual Farm to Fork Food Dialogues event.
In this blog, AgriPOWER Class V graduate Callie Wells explains how “You win with people” as a participant in AgriPOWER.
AgriPOWER Class VII member Josh Henderson of New Concord blogs about how he learned you truly do have a voice in Washington during their recent trip to our Nation's Capitol.
In the summer of 2008, Ohio Farm Bureau staff considered what needed to be included in a redesign of an OFBF.org website that, in terms of Internet standards, was stuck in 1998. Sitting atop that list was the voice of the Ohio Farm Bureau member.
Ann Frederick, a Hamilton County Farm Bureau member, writes a guest column for her fellow horse owners.
In Ohio, sales tax is levied on all retail sales of tangible personal property in the state, unless an exception or exemption applies.
Ohio Farm Bureau had a role in a grain storage bin case decided by the Ohio Supreme Court, which ruled the bins are personal property and can’t be taxed as real property.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation and Animals for Life Foundation both awarded grants this year.
When reporters want to talk to farmers, Ohio Farm Bureau works both sides of the connection, assisting farmers in preparing for their interviews and helping reporters understand the issues.
Greg and Rose Hartschuh became the faces of the new “I am Farm Bureau” campaign aimed at dispelling myths of the organization being “big agriculture,” and providing a way for Farm Bureau members to stand up, speak out, correct information and tell the stories of who they really are.
Ohio Farm Bureau always works to ensure agricultural information is in Ohio’s classrooms. In 2010, outreach to Ohio’s teachers continued.
OFBF was pleased with an Ohio Supreme Court decision, which had implications for property rights and farmland preservation, as it protected the ability of local governments to manage growth.
Ohio Farm Bureau members have a number of benefits available to them ranging from money savings to property protection.
Because of the hard work of Farm Bureau and its members to engage politicians, no matter which candidate or party is elected to office, the importance of agriculture to Ohio continues to be recognized.
Farm Bureau members are innovative and action oriented, and each year the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) sponsors the County Activities of Excellence program to recognize county Farm Bureaus for outstanding work.
Ohio Farm Bureau is a federation of county Farm Bureaus representing all 88 counties. The organization’s current membership stands at 214,331. Nearly 60,000 of those members are farmers who each get one vote on the organization’s policies.
Shipping container rule, food safety, humane officer training, water regulations, hunting program
Ohio Farm Bureau teamed up with Bob Evans, The Velvet Ice Cream Company, National Tractor Pullers Association and the Buckeye State Sheriff's Association.
Following last year’s successful Issue 2 campaign to create the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board, Ohio Farm Bureau worked with lawmakers in 2010 to support the enabling legislation that was required for the board to begin its work.
Ohio Farm Bureau offered conferences for Farm Bureau youth during the summer months.
Ohio farmers found value in social media through Twitter, Facebook and YouTube in 2010, making sure agriculture's voice was heard in important issues as conversations took place on the Web.
Since 2008, Ohio Farm Bureau’s AgriPOWER Institute training program has been developing future advocates for agriculture.