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Consumers want to know about issues that impact them.

Farmer engagement must move beyond ‘feeding the world’

Published Jul. 20, 2011

A growing body of evidence suggests that Americans who do not farm or ranch really don’t give a rip that America’s farmers and ranchers are striving to feed the world.

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Farmer input needed on tax reform

Published Jul. 17, 2013

Farmer input is needed on a recently announced approach to tax reform in the U.S. Senate, and Farm Bureau members have been asked to contact their representatives and senators to voice opinions about what should and shouldn't be part of a rewritten tax code.

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We're talking about Oprah's Vegan Challenge

Farmers a bit surprised by Oprah's Vegan Challenge show

Published Feb. 2, 2011

When farmers learned that Oprah Winfrey was doing a show promoting a vegan lifestyle there was more than a little concern. But to the surprise of much of the agricultural community, the show may actually have done farmers a favor.

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Farmers air concerns in D.C.

Published Mar. 26, 2009

Local leaders make trip as federal issues mount

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Ohio Farm Bureau member Kristin Reese will serve as a panelist on one of the four dissusions at The Food Dialogues: LA

Farmers and ranchers take to LA for The Food Dialogues

Published Jun. 8, 2012

Farmers and ranchers are headed to Los Angeles – the entertainment capital of the world – for the second Food Dialogues event, June 20-21. Four separate discussions – held over two days – will bring together entertainment movers and shakers, chefs, academics, large restaurant operators, journalists, local leaders, farmers and ranchers for an in-depth conversation about food. Ohio Farm Bureau member Kristin Reese will serve as a panelist at one of the four discussions.

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Farmers at the table

Published Dec. 23, 2009

Ohio Farm Bureau leaders have taken in active role in helping to shape the state's future.

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Farmers become advocates

Published Jan. 15, 2009

Participants in OFBF's AgriPOWER Institute delve into a broad spectrum of information during a trip to Washington, D.C.

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Farmers challenged to take on their critics

Published Dec. 17, 2009

Jay Lehr kicked off Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s 91st annual meeting with a challenge to the farmers in attendance.

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Farmers consider consumer trust, animal care, regulations at OLC annual meeting

Published Apr. 21, 2011

Ohio farmers discussed consumer trust, animal care, regulations and more at the 2011 Ohio Livestock Coalition Annual Meeting in April. Here's a recap of the conversations and presentations.

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Farmers encouraged to use social networking sites

Published May. 14, 2009

Many farmers are finding social media to be a key tool in educating consumers and combating animal rights activists.

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