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Out-of-state activists have begun their efforts to undo Ohioans’ overwhelming passage of Issue 2.
Legislation (HB 414) to determine the specifics by which the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board will operate has been introduced.
The Buckeye State Sheriffs’ Association (BSSA) has announced it is supporting Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) $2,500 Reward Program.
Three-hundred and sixty-nine Farm Bureau delegates from across the country came together in Seattle in January to determine the policies guiding the grassroots organization in 2010. Among their priorities are national climate change legislation and the federal deficit.
Yvette McGee Brown and Mary Taylor were recently selected as the running mates of gubernatorial candidates Gov. Ted Strickland (D-Lisbon) and John Kasich (R-Westerville), respectively.
In northwest Hardin County, a large farm covering 40,000 acres has been in the works for about 2 ½ years. This farm, however, doesn’t raise crops or animals – it captures the wind.
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American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) President Bob Stallman delivered a passionate annual address to Farm Bureau members in Seattle, showcasing Ohio Farm Bureau as an example for the nation.
John Mossbarger of Washington Court House has been elected to the OFBF board of trustees. He will represent Farm Bureau members from Clinton, Fayette, Greene and Warren counties.
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services has a wealth of information and services for ag employers who hire migrant workers.
The American Farm Bureau Federation welcomed President Obama’s call in his recent State of the Union address for Congress to pass energy legislation that includes more production of renewable fuels and nuclear power.
The Ohio Treasury offers the Agricultural Linked Deposit program (Ag-LINK) to provide reduced rate loans to help Ohio farmers offset the cost associated with feed, seed, fertilizer, and fuel.
Farmers and Farm Bureau members have the reputation of being there when people are in need, and members in Fulton and Seneca counties put forth an extra effort to do just that.
OFBF’s Animals for Life Foundation is now up and running and accepting donations.
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.
OFBF will be participating at two trade shows in March.
Students with a farm background, as well as those coming from suburban and urban communities and pursuing degrees connected to agriculture, are invited to apply for three scholarships supported by the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation.
Doug Fitch, Robert Dunaway
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Matt and Rachel Heimerl of Johnstown were recently elected co-chairs of the OFBF Young Agricultural Professionals Advisory Team.
Cassandra Palsgrove of Fairfield County was Ohio’s state Discussion Meet winner and competed at the AFBF annual meeting.
Floyd Simpson of Belmont County won the “most widely usable” award as part of the AFBF Farmer Idea Exchange contest.
Brandon and Julie Weber of Jackson County were named Top 10 finalists in the 2010 Young Farmer and Rancher Achievement Award competition held at American Farm Bureau’s annual meeting.
Mercer County’s Grand Lake Agriculture Leadership Program and Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties’ Leadership Education and Development program (LEAD) were recognized in AFBF’s County Activities of Excellence program.