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Ohio Farm Bureau speaks out on leafy greens plan

Published Aug. 23, 2011

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and the Ohio Produce Growers and Marketers Association continue to make the U.S. Department of Agriculture aware of concerns that Ohio farmers have with a proposed National Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement.

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Ohio Farm Bureau statement on animal abuse video

Published May. 26, 2010

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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Ohio Farm Bureau Statement on approval of Free Trade Agreements

Published Oct. 14, 2011

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation thanks members of Ohio's congressional delegation who voted to approve Free Trade Agreements with South Korea, Columbia and Panama.

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Dr. Bobby Moser speaking at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center.

Ohio Farm Bureau Statement Regarding Moser Retirement

Published Sep. 3, 2011

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Executive Vice President and Ohio State University trustee John C. (Jack) Fisher on the impending retirement of Dr. Bobby D. Moser, Ohio State University Vice President, agricultural administration and Dean, College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

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Lucas FFA members visiting the Ohio Farm Bureau office in Columbus

Ohio Farm Bureau strengthens relationship with FFA

Published May. 9, 2012

Thousands of Ohio FFA members traveled to Columbus May 3-4 for the annual State FFA Convention. Two Ohio Farm Bureau programs used this opportunity to reach out to FFA members, and the state office hosted two chapters as well. These relationships between FFA and Farm Bureau in Ohio are a continuance from the announcement that the two organizations would team up on a summer camp for youth.

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Ohio Farm Bureau supports beef checkoff changes

Published Sep. 11, 2012

The proposed beef checkoff changes would increase the current $1 per head to $2 per head.

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Ohio Farm Bureau supports member urging Ohio Supreme Court to accept case

Published Aug. 7, 2013

Leah Curtis, Ohio Farm Bureau director of legal education, explains why Farm Bureau is supporting an Ohio Supreme Court case pursued by a member who suffered significant losses after a county drainage project caused his tomato field to flood.

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ODA Director Jim Zehringer

Ohio Farm Bureau talks with ODA director about budget, farm challenges

Published May. 25, 2011

Farmers have a good understanding of why the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and most state agencies need to trim their budgets because farmers are usually fiscally responsible, says the department’s director.

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Ohio Farm Bureau to host Grow and Know Day at Franklin Park Conservatory

Published May. 12, 2010

Learn how to grow and preserve food from your own backyard or patio and how to go green at Ohio Farm Bureau’s daylong Grow and Know seminar at Franklin Park Conservatory.

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“What to do in Winter” will be held Oct. 23, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Lake Metroparks Farmpark in Kirtland.

Ohio Farm Bureau to host Grow and Know Day at Lake Metroparks Farmpark

Published Oct. 13, 2010

Learn how to make your own cheese, yogurt and other dairy products from scratch, and how to identify and obtain different meat cuts, at Ohio Farm Bureau’s Grow and Know day at Lake Metroparks Farmpark.

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Ohio Farm Bureau to host Grow and Know Day at Malabar Farm

Published Mar. 30, 2010

Attendees can learn skills to manage their property

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More than 350 farmers and others attend the Sept. 12 training program in Archbold.

Ohio Farm Bureau to make $1 million investment in water quality action plan

Published Sep. 12, 2014

Ohio farmers will take measurable steps toward improving Ohio’s water resources with the launch of a $1 million water quality action plan announced today by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).

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Ohio Farm Bureau trustees, officers elected

Published Dec. 17, 2009

Brent Porteus of Coshocton has been re-elected president of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and to serve as District 12 trustee, serving members from Coshocton, Holmes, Knox and Licking counties.

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Ohio Farm Bureau weighs in on electric rates affecting members

Published Feb. 27, 2012

In response to more than 1,000 complaints filed about increased rates, including comment from Ohio Farm Bureau, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has disapproved of AEP's electric security plan and has ordered that rates be returned to similar levels to those in place in December 2011.

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Ohio Farm Bureau wins communication awards

Published Jun. 23, 2011

Ohio Farm Bureau was recently honored during the American Farm Bureau’s annual public relations conference for several of its communications programs, including editorial and feature writing, social media programming and graphic design.

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Ohio Farm Bureau works to implement policy on water quality regulations

Published Sep. 24, 2010

Ohio Farm Bureau recently outlined its policies on water quality and nutrient management in a letter to the Department of Natural Resources as the agency considers new rules that impact farmers.

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Ohio Farm Bureau's 91st Annual Meeting this week

Published Nov. 30, 2009

Ohio Farm Bureau delegates from around the state will convene to determine policy for coming year and compete for awards during annual meeting.

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Ohio Farm Bureau, Bob Evans Recipe Contest winners announced

Published Aug. 19, 2009

Four Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) members will receive Bob Evans grocery products for a year and more after having been named winners of a recipe contest hosted by Ohio’s largest general farming organization and the Ohio-based restaurant chain.

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'Our Ohio' commemorative canning basket

Ohio Farm Bureau, Longaberger to offer special 'Our Ohio' basket

Published Mar. 23, 2011

Ohio Farm Bureau and The Longaberger Company have partnered to create a commemorative canning basket featuring Farm Bureau’s consumer brand 'Our Ohio'.

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Ohio Farm Bureau, National Tractor Pullers Association announce partnership

Published Apr. 26, 2010

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) and the National Tractor Pullers Association (NTPA) are teaming up in a new partnership that includes discounts and promotions for OFBF members.

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Ohio Farm Bureau’s response to the Toledo water crisis

Published Aug. 13, 2014

Ohio Farm Bureau and other agricultural groups have been involved in the Toledo water crisis story since the first news alert. Joe Cornely, OFBF’s senior director of corporate communications, was on site in Toledo the day after the drinking water ban and stayed until the day after the ban was lifted. Cornely answered reporter questions, helped farmer spokespersons and conducted media outreach.

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2012 Conservation Farm Family award winners

Ohio farm families awarded for conservation efforts

Published Sep. 25, 2012

Five of Ohio's top conservation farm families for 2012 were recognized during a ceremony at Farm Science Review in London Sept. 20 for their long-standing dedication to natural resource conservation on their farms. The annual Conservation Farm Family Award is sponsored by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) Division of Soil and Water Resources, Ohio Farmer magazine and Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).

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Conservation farm families were recognized at Farm Science Review.

Ohio Farm Families recognized for conservation

Published Oct. 12, 2011

Ohio’s top conservation farm families for 2011 were honored for their long-standing dedication to natural resource conservation on the land they farm during ceremonies at the Farm Science Review.

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Osswald (Left at microphone) comments on the FDA's proposed produce safety rules at a public hearing in Chicago.

Ohio farmer comments on proposed FDA rules

Published Mar. 13, 2013

Ohio Farm Bureau State Trustee Lane Osswald from Preble County recently traveled to Chicago to comment on proposed produce food safety rules, at one of three public hearings, on behalf of Ohio farmers.

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Schacht Family Farm Market being recognized during Ohio Sustainable Agriculture Week in 2010

Ohio farmer testifies before House Ag Committee

Published May. 10, 2012

Ohio farmer and Franklin County Farm Bureau member Lisa Schacht of Schacht Family Farm and Market testified before the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Nutrition and Horticulture during a hearing held to receive input on agricultural programs in preparation for writing the 2012 Farm Bill.

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