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As Ohio’s deer herd continues to grow, hunters, landowners and farmers must unite and work together in order to balance deer herds with the habitat and minimize deer-human conflicts. Easier said than done; however, one proven method is QDM cooperatives.
Lance Hoffman was admiring a Union County farmer’s new concrete heavy use pad this spring when he shook his head in disbelief. He had just learned that federal conservation funding had paid most of the cost of the pad.
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There is no excuse for the mistreatment of the animals in a video recently released by an animal rights group, but there is also no reason to think that abuse is common on Ohio farms.
Cristen Bartus of Lucas County, Greg and Rose Hartschuh of Crawford County, Tracie Isler of Marion County, Nick Rizzo of Montgomery County and Renae Scheiderer of Monroe County were recently named finalists in the contest, which highlights the diversity of Ohio Farm Bureau members.
After holding six public listening sessions throughout the state, the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board is ready to talk specifics.
When animal rights groups backed an anti-hunting ballot measure in Ohio in 1998, the state’s hunters saw a bigger picture.
Are you an Ohio Sheep Producer? Are you ready to attend college or are you attending college? If you can answer these two questions positively, then you are eligible for the Ralph Grimshaw Memorial Scholarship.
Third-graders tour Holter Dairy Farm as part of Ohio Livestock Coalition's For Your InFARMation Program
Dr. David Baker, Professor Emeritus in Environmental Studies at Heidelberg University, and Dr. Bernie Erven, Professor Emeritus in Agricultural Communications at Ohio State University, are honorees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation's 2010 Golf Invitational
The following is a statement from Ohio Farm Bureau regarding today's video showing abuse of animals on an Ohio dairy farm.
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A few scoops of ice cream have always been a great way to cool off on a hot summer day. This summer, Ohioans have the opportunity to help develop a flavor of ice cream that they’ll be able to enjoy year-round in the Ohio Farm Bureau and Velvet Ice Cream flavor contest.
The Wayne County Farm Bureau is sponsoring a Family Farm Trivia Contest in which listeners have the opportunity to win grocery gift cards by answering a daily agricultural trivia question.
Ohio Farm Bureau members can receive savings on admission tickets to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Zoombezi Bay water park.
In addition to strong representation and a credible voice on farm policy issues, Ohio Farm Bureau gives members a way to join together with others throughout the ag industry.
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Members of the agriculture community are using social media as a rapid and influential way to connect and share information with both those within and outside of traditional agricultural circles.
Ohio Farm Bureau and the National Tractor Pullers Association (NTPA) are teaming up to provide discounts and promotions for Ohio Farm Bureau members in 2010.
A Pike County man recently received a $2,500 reward from Farm Bureau for information he provided to the Pike County Sheriff’s office that led to the arrest and conviction of an individual who committed a crime on the property of a Pike County Farm Bureau member.
Ohio teens are invited to join together for a unique set of summer leadership conferences sponsored by Ohio Farm Bureau.
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is seeking applicants for its third AgriPOWER Institute, which equips farmers and agricultural professionals with the leadership skills needed to be influencers in public policy issues that impact their businesses.
Ohio farm organizations recently sent a letter to Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown asking him to carefully consider the unintended environmental and economic impacts of climate change legislation.
According to American Farm Bureau Health Policy Specialist Pat Wolff, without a way to keep costs under control, provisions in the new health care bill could put some farmers in a pinch.