The first full week of the new year was a busy one for Ohio Farm Bureau, with its involvement in several political events and the appointment of several of Ohio’s elected officials to U.S. House and Senate agriculture committees.
News & Events
- Finding purpose in blogger workshops
- Porteus, Seger named to Ohio State board
- New & Improved: AgriChoice Farm Insurance Policy
- Portman sends letter regarding the definition of ‘rural’ counties
- Five tips for open burning
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Ohio Farm Bureau is launching a pilot program this year to quantify the conversations its members have about building trust in food, farming and agriculture. “Project 155” will kick off in conjunction with “Conversation with EASE” training sessions this winter at various county Farm Bureau meetings.
Priorities include climate change, wildlife damage, Extension funding and challenges to dairy farmers.
President Porteus re-elected, three new members join board of trustees
Steve Hirsch has been elected president of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation; Sparky Weilnau has been elected first vice president; Tim Willams elected to the executive committee.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has announced its support for State Issue 1, which will renew Ohio's highly successful Third Frontier program.
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is working with the agriculture community in Ohio to get a water quality program started in the Ohio River Basin, which extends from New York to Tennessee.
"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.
Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation Scholar Award,
Darwin Bryan Scholarship Program, Women’s Leadership in Agriculture Scholarship Program
The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation has awarded a series of Agricultural Action and Awareness Grants for the 2010 program year.
Ten students receive $1,000
Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation's recent annual golf outing
A $3,000 grant from the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation is helping break down barriers that are keeping farmers from accessing markets and consumers from fresh local foods. Rural Action will use the funds to purchase a truck to be part of a food distribution system.
Multiple $1,000 to $3,000 grants support porgrams and projects focusing on agricultural education, environmental and/or economic development in Ohio communities. Forms must be received by Nov. 15.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation (Foundation) is holding its fifth annual Rural – Urban Community Auction Nov. 2 through Dec. 2 to support its Community Grantsmanship and scholarship programs.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has announced its 42nd consecutive year of membership growth, reaching a record 235,064 members. This is an increase of 1,003 members since 2008.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has announced its 42nd consecutive year of membership growth reaching a record 235,064 members. OFBF membership grew a total 1,003 members over 2008.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) was among 25 state Farm Bureaus that received national recognition at the annual American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Public Relations Conference in Denver this week. In fact, OFBF led all states with eight first-place awards and seven honorable mentions.
Ohio Farm Bureau invites members to full-day workshops devoted to blogging for beginners and more advanced users.
Conferences to help Ohio teens develop quality leadership, teamwork and communications skills.
This week Ohio Farm Bureau Federation hosted staff members from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Michigan Farm Bureaus for the annual American Farm Bureau Federation Midwest Commodity Conference. These state Farm Bureau staff members, who have responsibilities involving agricultural commodities, came together in Columbus to share experiences and expertise.
OFBF has selected 19 Ohioans interested in becoming future leaders and advocates for Ohio agriculture to participate in its 2011-2012 AgriPOWER Institute.
For the 92nd year, Ohio Farm Bureau members from across the state are convening to determine the stance and direction the state’s largest farm organization will take in the coming year.
Twenty-two Ohioans interested in becoming future leaders, advocates and activists for Ohio agriculture have been selected by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation to participate in its AgriPOWER program, which was launched last year as an elite training program for farmers and agribusiness professionals.
Twenty Ohioans interested in becoming future leaders and advocates for Ohio agriculture have been selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in its 2010-2011 AgriPOWER institute.