News & Events

[160x120]_Ohios_Advisory_Council_320x240.jpg
Ohioans interested in agriculture issues are invited to join

Ohio Farm Bureau members finding ways to use advisory councils online

Published Nov. 17, 2011

Social media is playing an important role in allowing young, active Farm Bureau families to continue and contribute to longstanding grassroots programs.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_BrucePatterson_horizontal.jpg
Bruce Patterson

Ohio Farm Bureau member uses passion to sign new members

Published Mar. 6, 2012

Less than one month after the Portage County Farm Bureau membership campaign kick-off, Bruce Patterson has signed 10 new members and more than 30 membership renewals. Bruce uses an approach that is a blend of local action, state and national advocacy and a need for strong viable farms.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_JaniceW_FOF_3_320x240.jpg
The Wolfinger Family (Watch video at end of story)

Ohio Farm Bureau member selected as ‘Faces of Farming and Ranching’ finalist

Published Nov. 15, 2012

Janice Wolfinger of Morristown is one of nine finalists selected in U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance’s (USFRA) “Faces of Farming and Ranching” national spokesperson search.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_animalsatlarge.jpg
Ohio Farm Bureau worked on behalf of Ohio farmers to change Ohio's animals at large law.

Ohio Farm Bureau making progress on farmers' policy issues

Published Jun. 23, 2011

Ohio Farm Bureau continues to work closely with lawmakers and state officials on issues such as the Ohio Estate Tax, state budget, transportation, on-farm energy production, farmers markets and eminent domain.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_legalinfoseries_320x240.jpg

Ohio Farm Bureau Legal Information Series brochures

Published Jul. 17, 2013

Eminent domain, oil and gas leasing, open burning and all purpose vehicle use are just some of the topics covered in Ohio Farm Bureau’s Legal Information Series brochures, which are being redesigned and made available electronically, for Ohio Farm Bureau members only.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_I_am_FB_320x2401.jpg
Who is Ohio Farm Bureau? Find out in this video & in the I am Farm Bureau Contest

Ohio Farm Bureau launches "I am Farm Bureau" contest

Published Mar. 31, 2010

Farmer? Gardener? Foodie? Wine Enthusiast? How are you Farm Bureau? Ohio Farm Bureau members are invited to tell their story in the “I am Farm Bureau” contest. Prizes include pre-paid Nationwide Bank®Visa® gift cards, plus a chance to be featured in a Farm Bureau advertising campaign.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_AgriPOWER_2010_class3_320x240.jpg
The 20 Ohioans in AgriPOWER's third class.

Ohio Farm Bureau Kicks-off Third AgriPOWER Institute

Published Aug. 18, 2010

Twenty Ohioans interested in becoming future leaders and advocates for Ohio agriculture have been selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in its 2010-2011 AgriPOWER institute.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_2009_AgriPower_Group_320x2401.jpg
Members of Ohio Farm Bureau's second AgriPOWER class

Ohio Farm Bureau Kicks-off Second AgriPOWER Institute Program

Published Aug. 25, 2009

Twenty-two Ohioans interested in becoming future leaders, advocates and activists for Ohio agriculture have been selected by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation to participate in its AgriPOWER program, which was launched last year as an elite training program for farmers and agribusiness professionals.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_Gee_Ann_Mtg_2010_320x240.jpg
OSU President E Gordon Gee kicked off Ohio Farm Bureau's annual meeting Wednesday

Ohio Farm Bureau kicks off 92nd Annual Meeting

Published Dec. 2, 2010

For the 92nd year, Ohio Farm Bureau members from across the state are convening to determine the stance and direction the state’s largest farm organization will take in the coming year.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_AgriPower_logo_320x2406.jpg
AgriPOWER Institute is a yearlong program focusing on public policy issues confronting agriculture and the food industry

Ohio Farm Bureau kicks off 4th AgriPOWER Institute Program

Published Aug. 23, 2011

OFBF has selected 19 Ohioans interested in becoming future leaders and advocates for Ohio agriculture to participate in its 2011-2012 AgriPOWER Institute.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_mwcc_owlcreek_edit.jpg
Conference attendees visiting Owl Creek Produce Auction

Ohio Farm Bureau hosts AFBF Midwest Commodity Conference

Published May. 17, 2012

This week Ohio Farm Bureau Federation hosted staff members from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Michigan Farm Bureaus for the annual American Farm Bureau Federation Midwest Commodity Conference. These state Farm Bureau staff members, who have responsibilities involving agricultural commodities, came together in Columbus to share experiences and expertise.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_youth_camps_320x240.jpg

Ohio Farm Bureau hosting Youth Leadership Conferences this summer

Published May. 5, 2010

Conferences to help Ohio teens develop quality leadership, teamwork and communications skills.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_blog_wordcloud_320x2402.jpg

Ohio Farm Bureau hosting blogger workshops this summer

Published Apr. 5, 2013

Ohio Farm Bureau invites members to full-day workshops devoted to blogging for beginners and more advanced users.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_FFON_Cabbage_320x240.jpg
The Farmers Feed Our Needs cabbage harvest was named the best PR Campaign

Ohio Farm Bureau honored for PR Excellence

Published Jun. 19, 2009

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) was among 25 state Farm Bureaus that received national recognition at the annual American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Public Relations Conference in Denver this week. In fact, OFBF led all states with eight first-place awards and seven honorable mentions.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_ofbf_color_320x2403.gif

Ohio Farm Bureau Hits All-Time High Membership

Published Sep. 2, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has announced its 42nd consecutive year of membership growth, reaching a record 235,064 members. This is an increase of 1,003 members since 2008.

This article has 0 comments

Ohio Farm Bureau hits all-time high membership

Published Sep. 10, 2009

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has announced its 42nd consecutive year of membership growth reaching a record 235,064 members. OFBF membership grew a total 1,003 members over 2008.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_ofbfoundation_logo.jpg

Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation Online Auction Underway

Published Nov. 5, 2009

The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation (Foundation) is holding its fifth annual Rural – Urban Community Auction Nov. 2 through Dec. 2 to support its Community Grantsmanship and scholarship programs.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_ofb_foundation_32010.gif

Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation offers Agriculture Action & Awareness Grants

Published Oct. 12, 2011

Multiple $1,000 to $3,000 grants support porgrams and projects focusing on agricultural education, environmental and/or economic development in Ohio communities. Forms must be received by Nov. 15.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_IMG_30391.jpg

Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation grant helps develop local foods distribution system

Published Apr. 4, 2012

A $3,000 grant from the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation is helping break down barriers that are keeping farmers from accessing markets and consumers from fresh local foods. Rural Action will use the funds to purchase a truck to be part of a food distribution system.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_GolfOuting.jpg
Photo by Gayle Lewis

Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation Golf Outing

Published Jul. 16, 2009

Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation's recent annual golf outing

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_foudation_logo_320x2403.jpg

Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation awards scholarships for 2010-11

Published May. 19, 2010

Ten students receive $1,000

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_foudation_logo_320x2402.jpg

Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation awards grants to local groups

Published Jan. 21, 2010

The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation has awarded a series of Agricultural Action and Awareness Grants for the 2010 program year.

This article has 0 comments

Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation announces scholarship recipients

Published Jun. 11, 2009

Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation Scholar Award,
Darwin Bryan Scholarship Program, Women’s Leadership in Agriculture Scholarship Program

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_Portman_endorsement2010.jpg
OFBF President Brent Porteus, left, congratulates Rob Portman.

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation announces support for Rob Portman

Published Sep. 17, 2010

"Rob Portman has been a strong friend to Ohio's farmers, and we're proud to support him as Ohio's next U.S. Senator," said Brent Porteus, president of Ohio Farm Bureau.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_barge.jpg
The Ohio River Basin credit trading project is one of several voluntary efforts across Ohio.

Ohio Farm Bureau explores water quality partnerships

Published Sep. 20, 2011

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is working with the agriculture community in Ohio to get a water quality program started in the Ohio River Basin, which extends from New York to Tennessee.

This article has 0 comments