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.
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Last week, 30 Young Agricultural Professionals and 18 members of AgriPOWER Class VII traveled to Washington, D.C. together to learn more about agricultural policy and lobbying.
The record rainfall this spring in Ohio created not only a planting headache for farmers but major manure storage challenges.
Four Ohio Youth Capital Challenge teams will compete Aug. 1 in the finals of the contest, which engages young people in community development citizenship. Sponsored by Ohio 4-H, Ohio FFA and Ohio Farm Bureau, the contest brings together youths age 14-18 from around the state to discuss community issues and concerns and then work together to propose policies and programs to solve the issues.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Maureen O'Connor is the 10th Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court and the first women to hold that position. One of her latest initiatives is to tackle the problem in Ohio... our less than enthusiastic participation in judicial elections.