Ohio Farm Bureau State Trustee Lane Osswald from Preble County recently traveled to Chicago to comment on proposed produce food safety rules, at one of three public hearings, on behalf of Ohio farmers.
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Ohioís top conservation farm families for 2011 were honored for their long-standing dedication to natural resource conservation on the land they farm during ceremonies at the Farm Science Review.
Five of Ohio's top conservation farm families for 2012 were recognized during a ceremony at Farm Science Review in London Sept. 20 for their long-standing dedication to natural resource conservation on their farms. The annual Conservation Farm Family Award is sponsored by the Ohio Department of Natural Resourcesí (ODNR) Division of Soil and Water Resources, Ohio Farmer magazine and Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) and the National Tractor Pullers Association (NTPA) are teaming up in a new partnership that includes discounts and promotions for OFBF members.
Ohio Farm Bureau and The Longaberger Company have partnered to create a commemorative canning basket featuring Farm Bureauís consumer brand 'Our Ohio'.
Four Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) members will receive Bob Evans grocery products for a year and more after having been named winners of a recipe contest hosted by Ohioís largest general farming organization and the Ohio-based restaurant chain.
Ohio Farm Bureau delegates from around the state will convene to determine policy for coming year and compete for awards during annual meeting.
Ohio Farm Bureau recently outlined its policies on water quality and nutrient management in a letter to the Department of Natural Resources as the agency considers new rules that impact farmers.
Ohio Farm Bureau was recently honored during the American Farm Bureauís annual public relations conference for several of its communications programs, including editorial and feature writing, social media programming and graphic design.
In response to more than 1,000 complaints filed about increased rates, including comment from Ohio Farm Bureau, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has disapproved of AEP's electric security plan and has ordered that rates be returned to similar levels to those in place in December 2011.
Brent Porteus of Coshocton has been re-elected president of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and to serve as District 12 trustee, serving members from Coshocton, Holmes, Knox and Licking counties.
Attendees can learn skills to manage their property
Learn how to make your own cheese, yogurt and other dairy products from scratch, and how to identify and obtain different meat cuts, at Ohio Farm Bureauís Grow and Know day at Lake Metroparks Farmpark.
Learn how to grow and preserve food from your own backyard or patio and how to go green at Ohio Farm Bureauís daylong Grow and Know seminar at Franklin Park Conservatory.
Farmers have a good understanding of why the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and most state agencies need to trim their budgets because farmers are usually fiscally responsible, says the departmentís director.
Leah Curtis, Ohio Farm Bureau director of legal education, explains why Farm Bureau is supporting an Ohio Supreme Court case pursued by a member who suffered significant losses after a county drainage project caused his tomato field to flood.
The proposed beef checkoff changes would increase the current $1 per head to $2 per head.
Thousands of Ohio FFA members traveled to Columbus May 3-4 for the annual State FFA Convention. Two Ohio Farm Bureau programs used this opportunity to reach out to FFA members, and the state office hosted two chapters as well. These relationships between FFA and Farm Bureau in Ohio are a continuance from the announcement that the two organizations would team up on a summer camp for youth.
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Executive Vice President and Ohio State University trustee John C. (Jack) Fisher on the impending retirement of Dr. Bobby D. Moser, Ohio State University Vice President, agricultural administration and Dean, College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation thanks members of Ohio's congressional delegation who voted to approve Free Trade Agreements with South Korea, Columbia and Panama.
The following is a statement from Ohio Farm Bureau regarding today's video showing abuse of animals on an Ohio dairy farm.
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and the Ohio Produce Growers and Marketers Association continue to make the U.S. Department of Agriculture aware of concerns that Ohio farmers have with a proposed National Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) is letting Ohio lawmakers know about several concerns it has with HB 59, the tax reform proposal being considered by the House and Senate budget conference committee.
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) is seeking applicants for its third AgriPOWER Institute.
Ohio Farm Bureau Vice President of Public Policy Adam Sharp says the organization is digging into the details of Gov. Kasich's two-year budget proposal. In this audio briefing, Sharp highlights agriculture's line items including Ohio Department of Agriculture, Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Ohio State University. Sharp also reviews the policies included in the budget such as nutrient management, rural schools, the Ohio Turnpike and severance and income taxes.