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- Farm Bureau grassroots effort continues with AFBF Resolution Committee
- Growing Together: 2013 County Farm Bureau Outreach Highlights
- OFBF working on helping members deal with the Affordable Care Act
- An update on farm nutrient legislation
- Farm bill could be finished in January
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The annual award recognizes the many accomplishments made by family farmers to protect Ohio’s land, air and water quality and to conserve the state’s natural resources.
The scheduled workshops will help both beginners and advanced social media users learn more they can apply when lending their voices to online conversations about Ohio food and farming or when promoting agriculture or their business.
Show how you are connected to Ohio agriculture in a short video for a chance at $500 or $1,000. Contest submissions accepted Sept. 30 – Oct. 14
Bob Evans, Ohio Farm Bureau work together to support Ohio youth at the Ohio State Fair Sale of Champions
Ohio Farm Bureau is looking for people who want to add their voice to the conversation about Ohio food.
Jason Stasiulewicz has been named systems administrator for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.
Spencer Waugh has joined Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) as director of legislative relations.
Five Ohio farmers are featured in a statewide radio campaign from the Ohio Livestock Coalition about animal care, food safety, the environment, communities and generations.
Congressman Steve Austria shares the importance of GPS to Ohio's farmers, and why he's concerned about a new technology that threatens to severely disrupt GPS signals.
Ohio Department of Agriculture Director James Zehringer announced animal care rules developed by the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board will become effective Sept. 29, 2011. Farm community encouraged to attend five regional informational meetings.
Bob Evans Farms, in partnership with Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, purchased the Reserve Grand Champion Barrow for $20,000 at the Ohio State Fair's 2011 Sale of Champions.
The Ohio Livestock Coalition named five Ohio farmer as recipients of the 2011 Ohio Environmental Stewardship Award for their many accomplishments made to protect Ohio's land, air and water quality, and to preserve the state's natural resources.
The Animals for Life Foundation has approved more than $30,000 in grants for fiscal year 2011 projects that help improve the human-animal bond, including a therapy dog program for children with autism and a farm animal handling program for first responders.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s recent success in shaping the affairs of our state can be seen for what it is: The dividends of engaging government in the Farm Bureau way – years of relationship building, civil communication and grassroots cooperation resulting in a remarkable string of accomplishments.
Bill redirects biofuel spending; Dannon investment in Minster; manure application in Indiana
Farmers and ranchers who believe that the United States Department of Agriculture has improperly denied them farm loan benefits between 1981 and 2000 because they are Hispanic or because they are women may be eligible to apply for compensation.
The Asian longhorned beetle has the potential to eat away more than $2.5 billion in standing timber as well as Ohio’s $5 billion nursery industry that employs nearly 240,000 people, according to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.
Congressional committees advance Free Trade Agreements; Tariffs lifted as truck dispute resolved; Supreme Court says states can’t enforce greenhouse gas rules
Farm Bureau has long advocated for the expansion of broadband in rural areas but the organization is concerned about a new service that could disrupt global positioning system (GPS) signals.
Gov. John Kasich’s administration is determined to make Ohio a state to do business in again and that means making drastic, and sometimes controversial, changes, says the state’s lieutenant governor.
The head of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is determined to improve the permitting process at the agency, which has more than 1,300 rules.
Visit Ohio Farm Bureau this year at the Ohio State Fair, July 27 to Aug. 7, where the organization will be inviting consumers to connect with agriculture at the 'Land and Living' exhibit.
The United Egg Producers and the Humane Society of the United States have agreed to support national legislation addressing housing for laying hens and abandon state-by-state ballot initiatives.
OFBF President Steve Hirsch recently hosted Sen. Sherrod Brown on his farm for a roundtable listening session on the upcoming farm bill.