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- Talking water issues with Congress, U.S. EPA
- Farmers testify in support of agritourism bill
- Dozens of fertilizer, pesticide certification classes now offered
- Bid now on great Foundation auction items
- Top ten harvest photos of the week
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Larry Gearhardt, OFBF senior director, local affairs
Currently, Ohio only has one small poultry processor in the northwestern area of the state, making it inconvenient and expensive for farmers who live far away.
Help spread the word about OFBF’s new teacher newsletter.
Vic Fisher of Union County recently received Ohio Farm Bureau's $2,500 reward for submitting information that led to the conviction of criminals who stole property from Farm Bureau members.
There's a long way to go to control ?the deer herd, but complaining is a start
Delegates gather to set national Farm Bureau policies at the 2009 annual meeting
During the 90th annual meeting, Ohio Farm Bureau was presented with American Farm Bureau’s new Pinnacle Award.
Members say more needs to be done
House ag committee, CAFO air emissions, rural education, ammonium nitrate, Great Lakes Advisory Board, Trends and Issues Conference
On the heels of his proposal to prevent a more than $7 billion budget shortfall, Gov. Ted Strickland recently told Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) members that it’s time for the state to toughen up and make wise decisions.
An appeals court has vacated an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule that allowed pesticides to be applied to U.S. waters without a Clean Water Act permit.
New leaders want ‘sustainable’ policies, vow to combat global warming
With a new Congress and president in power, activists say they plan to continue their push for immigration reform.
OFBF's AgriPOWER Institute explored emerging areas of research during three days of leadership training at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC).
From world hunger to the economy, major issues face agriculture
As the Doha round of world trade talks continues to be stalled, Farm Bureau is calling for an overhaul of global trade negotiations.
Fairfield, Logan, Marion, Northwest region
Ohio Farm Bureau staff and volunteers took part in the Ohio Produce Growers & Marketers Association Congress in January.
Nationwide agents recognized ?for Farm Bureau membership sales
Gene Phillips, Knox County?; Amy Hurst, Public Policy Department executive assistant?
Here are some additional activities in which your support of Farm Bureau helped strengthen agriculture and rural Ohio.
Researcher's findings could rile raw milk advocates
Groups throughout Ohio are recipients of $30,000 in Agriculture and Awareness Grants this year from the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation.
Producers of beef, hogs and chicken may have to wait for the global recession to end before they can expect any significant price improvement.
The Ohio Safety Congress & Expo will be held March 31 to April 2 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
2 counties, 4 young leaders earn recognition
Gov. Ted Strickland hopes a sweeping education plan will increase accountability and performance standards while reworking school funding.
Ohio farmers met face to face with their lawmakers during Farm Bureau's Ag Day at the Capitol.
COOL, Equine bill, Trends and Issues Conference
Critics don't understand modern agriculture. Or they just don't like it. In either case, they're pointing their fingers at farmers.
Now that details are out on the new Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program, farmers must decide whether to enroll in the new, state revenue-based program instead of the traditional system.
Through OFBF’s county-based “Farmers Feed Our Needs” campaign, Ohio farmers are helping to provide less fortunate Ohioans with safe and healthy food.
Participants in OFBF's AgriPOWER Institute delve into a broad spectrum of information during a trip to Washington, D.C.
The American Farm Bureau Federation says a proposal to regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act would result in new taxes on livestock operations.
Renewable Fuel Standard, Trade, New Ag Secretary, AFBF membership, Equine Task Force
Two major pieces of legislation banning horse slaughter are expected to be reintroduced.
Total donations to the most significant domestic and international animal-rights groups reached nearly $330 million in 2007.
Innovative policies rather than funding may provide solutions to the loss of productive land in Ohio.
As the livestock industry faces increasing criticism, farmers are working to share their stories with consumers.
Ohio farm and renewable fuel groups have fired back at food manufacturers who have pinned rising grocery prices on corn-based ethanol.
Thanks to the Biodiesel School Bus Grant Program, 21 school districts are already powering their buses with soy biodiesel and providing cleaner air for their students.
Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson, Tuscarawas, Fairfield, Butler, Hamilton, Adams, Brown, Clermont
The February episode of Ohio Farm and Country will start airing on Sunday, Feb. 1 on Ohio News Network (ONN) and may be seen throughout the entire month.
Last summer, Ohio Farm Bureau reached gain for its 41st consecutive year under the new full-year membership campaign approach. The new campaign style allows volunteers to work on selling memberships as they have time.
President’s Award winners describe their successes, share award application tips
What's ahead on 'Our Ohio' TV and a new tool for teachers
There will be a Young Agriculture Professionals leadership conference on March 6-7.
The BEST program is a youth development program recognizing Ohio’s junior beef exhibitors through a series of sanctioned steer and heifer shows.
All levels of involvement are welcome under Farm Bureau's overhauled programming structure