The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the Ohio Department of Agriculture and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency today announced their recommendations for reducing excess agricultural nutrients from affecting or entering the western basin of Lake Erie.
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Out-of-state activists have begun their efforts to undo Ohioansí overwhelming passage of Issue 2.
Ohio Farm Bureau Vice President of Public Policy Adam Sharp says the organization is digging into the details of Gov. Kasich's two-year budget proposal. In this audio briefing, Sharp highlights agriculture's line items including Ohio Department of Agriculture, Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Ohio State University. Sharp also reviews the policies included in the budget such as nutrient management, rural schools, the Ohio Turnpike and severance and income taxes.
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) is seeking applicants for its third AgriPOWER Institute.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) is letting Ohio lawmakers know about several concerns it has with HB 59, the tax reform proposal being considered by the House and Senate budget conference committee.
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.
The following is a statement from Ohio Farm Bureau regarding today's video showing abuse of animals on an Ohio dairy farm.
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation thanks members of Ohio's congressional delegation who voted to approve Free Trade Agreements with South Korea, Columbia and Panama.
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
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.
The proposed beef checkoff changes would increase the current $1 per head to $2 per head.
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.
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 departmentís director.
Learn how to grow and preserve food from your own backyard or patio and how to go green at Ohio Farm Bureauís daylong Grow and Know seminar at Franklin Park Conservatory.
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 Bureauís Grow and Know day at Lake Metroparks Farmpark.
Attendees can learn skills to manage their property
Ohio farmers will take measurable steps toward improving Ohioís water resources with the launch of a $1 million water quality action plan announced today by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF).
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.
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.
Ohio Farm Bureau was recently honored during the American Farm Bureauís annual public relations conference for several of its communications programs, including editorial and feature writing, social media programming and graphic design.
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.
Ohio Farm Bureau delegates from around the state will convene to determine policy for coming year and compete for awards during annual meeting.
Starting at the grassroots level, Ohio Farm Bureau has set six state priority issues with a goal of promoting agriculture and having workable legislation that preserves farmersí livelihoods.
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 Ohioís largest general farming organization and the Ohio-based restaurant chain.
Ohio Farm Bureau and The Longaberger Company have partnered to create a commemorative canning basket featuring Farm Bureauís consumer brand 'Our Ohio'.