“A very historic occasion,” is how Ohio Department of Agriculture Director Robert Boggs described the first official meeting of the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board.
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Representatives of the American Humane Association, which is supporting the efforts of the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board, recently addressed a record crowd of more than 200 individuals at the Ohio Livestock Coalition annual meeting.
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Earlier this year, a Los Angeles Times columnist tried to navigate a “long-overdue” national discussion about food and farming.
Call goes out for immediate estate tax reform; GREEN Jobs Act gets AFBF support; EPA blog post causes concern
A new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rule would require farms to have a spill prevention plan in place later this year.
According to American Farm Bureau Health Policy Specialist Pat Wolff, without a way to keep costs under control, provisions in the new health care bill could put some farmers in a pinch.
Ohio farm organizations recently sent a letter to Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown asking him to carefully consider the unintended environmental and economic impacts of climate change legislation.
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is seeking applicants for its third AgriPOWER Institute, which equips farmers and agricultural professionals with the leadership skills needed to be influencers in public policy issues that impact their businesses.
Ohio teens are invited to join together for a unique set of summer leadership conferences sponsored by Ohio Farm Bureau.
A Pike County man recently received a $2,500 reward from Farm Bureau for information he provided to the Pike County Sheriff’s office that led to the arrest and conviction of an individual who committed a crime on the property of a Pike County Farm Bureau member.
Ohio Farm Bureau and the National Tractor Pullers Association (NTPA) are teaming up to provide discounts and promotions for Ohio Farm Bureau members in 2010.
Members of the agriculture community are using social media as a rapid and influential way to connect and share information with both those within and outside of traditional agricultural circles.
John Birney, Rebecca Everman
In addition to strong representation and a credible voice on farm policy issues, Ohio Farm Bureau gives members a way to join together with others throughout the ag industry.
Ohio Farm Bureau members can receive savings on admission tickets to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Zoombezi Bay water park.
The Wayne County Farm Bureau is sponsoring a Family Farm Trivia Contest in which listeners have the opportunity to win grocery gift cards by answering a daily agricultural trivia question.
A few scoops of ice cream have always been a great way to cool off on a hot summer day. This summer, Ohioans have the opportunity to help develop a flavor of ice cream that they’ll be able to enjoy year-round in the Ohio Farm Bureau and Velvet Ice Cream flavor contest.
Ten students receive $1,000
The following is a statement from Ohio Farm Bureau regarding today's video showing abuse of animals on an Ohio dairy farm.
Dr. David Baker, Professor Emeritus in Environmental Studies at Heidelberg University, and Dr. Bernie Erven, Professor Emeritus in Agricultural Communications at Ohio State University, are honorees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation's 2010 Golf Invitational
Third-graders tour Holter Dairy Farm as part of Ohio Livestock Coalition's For Your InFARMation Program
Are you an Ohio Sheep Producer? Are you ready to attend college or are you attending college? If you can answer these two questions positively, then you are eligible for the Ralph Grimshaw Memorial Scholarship.
When animal rights groups backed an anti-hunting ballot measure in Ohio in 1998, the state’s hunters saw a bigger picture.
After holding six public listening sessions throughout the state, the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board is ready to talk specifics.