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Lea Kimley (third from left) was recognized for exhibiting the Grand Champion Barrow at the Ohio State Fair.

Local celebration honors Clark County State Fair champion

Published Sep. 11, 2012

Bob Evans Restaurants, JD Equipment and Ohio Farm Bureau Federation hosted a community celebration Aug. 20 at a Clark County Bob Evans Restaurant honoring Lea Kimley and her family on their achievement: exhibiting the Grand Champion Barrow at the 2012 Ohio State Fair.

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The Mahoning Valley's finest chefs pair up with local farmers to share the best the region has to offer.

Local chef-farmer partnership goes well beyond food

Published May. 31, 2013

Mahoning Valley's finest chefs have paired up with local farmers to share the best the region has to offer. Ohio Farm Bureau's Ty Kellogg shares why partnerships like this go beyond food.

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Our Ohio cooking instructor Marilou Suszko, right, explains cuts of pork.

Local events connect Ohioans to the farm

Published Nov. 15, 2011

Nearly 40 Grow and Know events have taken place throughout the state ranging from local foods cooking classes and farm tours to farm market tours and on-farm dinners.

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Farmers gathered with other community members to share a meal and raise money for a local humane organization.

Local food connects a community at county Farm Bureau event

Published Sep. 6, 2011

Medina County Farm Bureau hosts farm tour and dinner in woods on a local dairy farm featuring local foods, and benefiting a local animal shelter.

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OFBF is currently following state legislation involving drainage, oil drilling, deer and several other issues.

Looking at legislation

Published Apr. 19, 2010

Here’s a brief look at some agriculture-related legislation in which Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is involved and/or continues to monitor at the Statehouse.

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A groundswell of support for Issue 2 saw tens of thousands of yard signs posted in fields & yards across the state.

Looking back on Issue 2

Published Dec. 23, 2009

A brief history of one of the largest grassroots campaigns in Ohio agriculture.

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Delegates settle in for the first of a two-day session in approving OFBF policies for 2010

Looking Forward and Back

Published Dec. 3, 2009

Ohio Farm Bureau leaders congratulate members, but look toward year ahead on second day of annual meeting

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Lorain County farmer uses Our Ohio Buying Local program to promote business

Published Mar. 21, 2012

Farm Bureau members selling agricultural products directly to consumers are able to have a free business listing on the 'Our Ohio' Buying Local Directory.

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Lots of opportunities for Young Ag Professionals to get involved

Published May. 7, 2014

Ohio Farm Bureau's Young Agricultural Professionals (YAP) have a summer event coming up, and application deadlines for awards and to be a part of the YAP Advisory Team. Find all the details below.

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Pearle Burlingame, organization director, Tim Hume, communications key leader, Sen. Joe Schiavoni, Rich Mendenhall

Mahoning County Farm Bureau talks with foodies

Published Mar. 29, 2010

The Mahoning County Farm Bureau was a key sponsor with Meridian Services for the “Our Valley Cooks Food Expo” featuring Celebrity Chef Melissa D’Arabian.

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Manure applied to small fraction of farmland

Published Aug. 13, 2009

About 5 percent of all U.S. cropland is fertilized by manure, according to a new USDA report.

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Many farmers are already counted – are you one? Complete the Ag Census

Published Mar. 13, 2013

The deadline for submitting Ag Census forms was Feb. 4, and 1.4 million census forms have already been returned. However, those farmers who did not respond by the original due date will receive another copy of the form in the mail to give them another opportunity. USDA reminds farmers that their farm is important and needs to be counted. It is required by law to respond to the census if you receive a form. NASS will start following up with nonrespondents by March 14 through either a phone call or visit.

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Many issues for Congress to resolve after elections

Published Oct. 15, 2010

With the November election just around the corner, Congress has been more focused on campaigns than pending legislation.

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Check out how you can join in the activities of your county Farm Bureau

March 2012 County Farm Bureau Round-Up

Published Mar. 1, 2012

Local ag scholarships, ag breakfasts, oil & gas informational meetings and more can be found through Ohio's county Farm Bureaus this month. Here's the complete run-down.

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March is among the busiest times of year for county Farm Bureaus.

March is busy time for county Farm Bureaus

Published Mar. 10, 2011

From hearty breakfasts and scholarships, to workshops for beginning farmers and getting back to basics, to new online projects and initiatives to connect with your local farmers, Ohio’s county Farm Bureaus are certainly busy this month. Here's an overview of what's happening across the state.

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Marketing legislation creates opportunities

Published Oct. 9, 2012

Gov. John Kasich recently signed Senate Bill 309 into law, establishing a framework for voluntary marketing agreements that set production standards for certain agricultural products.

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Massive Carrot Harvest Feeds Ohio's Hungry

Published Nov. 30, 2009

A carrot farmer and volunteers in northwest Ohio harvest and donate more than 180,000 pounds of carrots to Ohio food banks.

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May 2012 County Farm Bureau Round-Up

Published May. 4, 2012

The warmer weather means fields and gardens are being planted, and Ohio’s county Farm Bureaus are gearing up for a summer full of activities. Here’s a look at current and future events and opportunities being shared by our county Farm Bureaus this month.

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May 2013 County Farm Bureau Round-up

Published May. 14, 2013

Farmers are in fields, neighbors are in gardens, and Ohio's county Farm Bureaus are gearing up for a summer full of activities. Catch up with what's happening this month.

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Weck, Baldwin

May We Introduce

Published Mar. 29, 2010

Gary Weck, Jennifer Baldwin

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Birney, Everman

May We Introduce

Published May. 17, 2010

John Birney, Rebecca Everman

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Thomas, Petzel

May We Introduce

Published Jun. 11, 2010

Bill Thomas, Pat Petzel

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Hastings, Montoya

May We Introduce...

Published Mar. 12, 2010

Lucille Hastings, Christy Montoya

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Rhude, Lotus

May we introduce...

Published Apr. 19, 2010

Roger Rhude, Karen Lotus

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Jayne Wallace

May We Introduce......

Published Aug. 12, 2010

Jayne Wallace, Harrison County

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