As consumers increasingly turn to the Internet for information about food production, Ohio Farm Bureau continued to increase and develop its online presence and that of its members in 2011.
News & Events
- Senate makes Farm Bill amendment to crop insurance program
- Agricultural Labor Reform to be Considered by Senate
- Prepare for pipeline development increases across Ohio
- Ohio Livestock Coalition accepting nominations for 'Neighbor of the Year' awards
- Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame Inductees announced
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2011 marked the fifth anniversary of OFBFís weekly public affairs radio program, 'Town Hall Ohio.'
The grants improve communities and make connections.
Ohio Farm Bureauís Center for Food and Animal Issues continued to provide assistance to those dealing with animals care and cruelty complaints through its Animal Agriculture 101 training in 2011.
By interacting with journalists we can assure that agricultureís views are portrayed prominently and accurately, giving the public a better understanding of the issues important to farmers.
The Young Agricultural Professionals and AgriPOWER programs continue to offer leadership development opportunities.
OFBF weighed in on three Ohio Supreme Court cases, which came out favorably for farmers this year.
Farmers were represented in discussions with the super committee, Sens. Brown and Portman, Reps Gibbs and Schmidt, USDA and U.S. Dept. of Labor.
Under the direction of Ohio farmers and in cooperation with their communities, we are working on many fronts to carry out Ohio Farm Bureauís mission. We are focused on strong relationships, a viable future, a sound organization and a balanced ecology.
The exceptional work of county Farm Bureau volunteers was recognized through County Achievement Awards presented during Ohio Farm Bureau Federationís annual meeting Nov. 30 through Dec. 2 in Columbus.