The Animals for Life Foundation, which was created earlier this year, recently awarded its first set of grants.
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The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation is offering a series of Agricultural Action and Awareness Grants for the 2010-11 program year. The $1,000 - $3,000 grants support programs and projects focusing on agricultural education, environmental and/or economic development.
"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.
In a letter to editors of Ohio's major newspapers, Ohio Farm Bureau's executive vice president stresses the importance of trade and how it relates to this autumn's election.
Ohio Farm Bureau opposed climate change legislation that had come before Congress because it failed to meet several key principles.
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.
Experts discuss recent food safety issues.
Ohio Farm Bureau's Policy Development Committee holds first meeting.
More Ohio farmers finding social media fruitful in engaging a non-farming public.
Ohio Farm Bureau continues to share the message that job growth and a strengthened economy would result from expanding Ohio’s position in international trade.
Revised state rules extend the jurisdiction of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) to regulate vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of 10,001 to 26,000 pounds that are operating on a not-for-hire basis within the state.
The Answer Council of Jackson County decided to use a daytime trip to Ohio State University to learn more about animal health and meat safety issues.
The Animals for Life Foundation recently awarded its first set of grants to develop and implement the Foundation’s mission, vision and goals.
Several young agricultural professionals recently earned recognition through their success in Farm Bureau competitions.
Mike Rowe, the creator and executive producer of Discovery Channel’s series "Dirty Jobs with Mike Rowe," will deliver the keynote address at American Farm Bureau Federation’s 92nd annual meeting on Jan. 10, in Atlanta.
Claims made by Mercy for Animals at a recent press conference drew challenges from journalists.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation is offering a new series of Agricultural Action and Awareness Grants for 2010.
U.S. agriculture is paying the price for inaction on Mexican Trucks. | American Farm Bureau supports Microbusiness Credit Act
The annual Farm Aid concert tells us corporate agriculture drives small farmers from the land, ruins food & harms the environment. Ohio Farm Bureau communicator & music fan Joe Cornely, with tongue firmly in cheek, applies the same criticisms to to the music industry.
Proposed euthanasia rules will be filed with the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review (JCARR) to begin the rule making process.
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s weekly Town Hall Ohio radio program recently focused on trade, why it’s often portrayed negatively in political ads, and what Ohioans need to know. Joe Cornely hosts this video recap.
Eight finalists are competing for the most online votes to win $1,000 in the “Because I Care” video contest, sponsored by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) Center for Food and Animal Issues.
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 Bureau’s Grow and Know day at Lake Metroparks Farmpark.
Traditional & online marketing methods to be covered in December conference
Vote online by Oct. 28 for your favorite of 43 "Because I Care" videos by Ohio farmers, county Farm Bureaus, youth and other ag organizations. The winner will receive $1,000.