The college has identified key areas important to the general public and needs to continue working on them, he said. Those areas include research, biofuels and high fiber materials, animal welfare and Extension.
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An Ohio Board of Tax Appeals ruling that nonpermanent grain storage bins are not “real property” under Ohio law has been appealed and is now an Ohio Supreme Court case.
Mark Kvamme, director of the Ohio Department of Development, appears this weekend on Ohio Farm Bureau’s radio show Town Hall Ohio to discuss a new private-public partnership intended to bring jobs to the state. Here's a preview.
The harmful algal bloom issue in Lake Erie is complex, and many groups and institutions are working to understand all of the factors involved. Ohio’s agriculture community has been focusing on finding ways to keep nutrients in place on farms by preventing runoff. Below are a few resources to learn more about what is being done and can be done, plus other educational materials.
Ohio Farm Bureau members and their policy positions were well represented at the American Farm Bureau annual meeting. The delegate body accepted several Ohio resolutions, adding them to national policy.
Ohio’s export industry is a bright spot in the state’s economy and has the potential to generate additional personal income and government revenues.
Three Ohio farm women who are Farm Bureau members are working to bridge the disconnect between consumers and their food by sharing their personal experiences through a new program called CommonGround.
The record rainfall this spring in Ohio created not only a planting headache for farmers but major manure storage challenges.
Emily Krueger of West Salem, Ohio was named the winner of the 2011 American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Collegiate Discussion Meet held recently during the AFBF Young Farmer and Rancher Conference in Orlando.
With just a few computer clicks, Farm Bureau members can provide their input on how Ohio’s congressional districts and state legislative districts should be redrawn.
Passage of Issue 2 is a landmark step in farmers’ partnership with consumers
More than 100 farmers and agribusiness professionals converged in Kansas City in August to sharpen their online agvocacy skills during the AgChat Foundation’s third annual Agvocacy 2.0 Training Conference.
American Sheep Industry honors Moore family, Don Van Nostran, Roger High and Henry Zerby.
Saying that it would kill jobs, raise consumer costs and make America less competitive, hundreds of Ohioans rallied in Lima Aug. 21 against climate legislation passed by the U.S. House.
A promotion that invited Ohio consumers to learn more about the farmers who produce their food has provided three Ohioans with free groceries for a year.
Ohio farmers and Ohio-based Bob Evans Farms are teaming up to provide two Ohio families with “Free Breakfast for a Year.”
Grain farmers in Ohio should know there is a safety net in place in case their grain elevator closes its doors. In 1983 the Ohio legislature enacted laws specific to agricultural commodity handlers, including the Grain Indemnity Fund. Here are five things to know.
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is holding a series of briefings across Ohio to help landowners learn more about emerging oil and gas issues in Ohio, how it will impact them and their communities and how they can potentially benefit from it.
Communicating with consumers and improving transparency within animal agriculture are among the topics that will be discussed at the Ohio Livestock Coalition’s 15th annual meeting and industry symposium.
The Ohio Livestock Coalition kicked off an extensive media campaign in January that included radio, newspaper and Web site ads.
The Ohio Livestock Coalition (OLC) recently announced that funding is available for Ohio organizations interested in hosting meetings for farmers and farm managers on water quality and nutrient management education.
Jon Ricciuto, an Ohio State University animal sciences student, prepares a lamb dish during the Ohio Lamb Chef’s Day in Delaware County.
Farm Bureau members in eastern Ohio along with public officials and water quality advocates recently traveled to Ohio State University’s Stone Lab on Lake Erie to learn about water quality issues as well as research that could help farmers provide solutions.
Brandon and Julia Weber of Jackson, Andy Vance and Lindsay Hill of DeGraff and Cassandra Palsgrove of Pickerington were winners in Ohio Farm Bureau’s young farmer contests and will represent Ohio during the American Farm Bureau annual meeting in Seattle Jan. 10 and 11.
Here are some additional activities in which your support of Farm Bureau helped strengthen agriculture and rural Ohio.