News & Events

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Fisher

Fisher updates rural radio audience on Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board

Published Aug. 26, 2009

Ohio Farm Bureau's executive vice president gives an update on the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board in a national rural radio interview.

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Members of Ohio Farm Bureau's second AgriPOWER class

Ohio Farm Bureau Kicks-off Second AgriPOWER Institute Program

Published Aug. 25, 2009

Twenty-two Ohioans interested in becoming future leaders, advocates and activists for Ohio agriculture have been selected by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation to participate in its AgriPOWER program, which was launched last year as an elite training program for farmers and agribusiness professionals.

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Stallman

AFBF President responds to "vicious attack on modern farmers"

Published Aug. 24, 2009

Read American Farm Bureau President Bob Stallman's response to a controversial TIME magazine article.

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Web-Based Hunter Access Program available August 26

Published Aug. 24, 2009

Pilot project to be focused in Harrison, Jefferson, Tuscarawas and Carroll counties.

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Rye is often used as a cover crop

CTIC Seeks Ohio farmers to demonstrate Cover Crops

Published Aug. 21, 2009

The Conservation Technology Information Center is looking for Ohio farmers who are interested in cover crops to participate in its “Using Cover Crops to Facilitate the Transition to Continuous No-Till,” project.

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Cordray on Town Hall Ohio

Ohio Attorney General Cordray to appear on Town Hall Ohio

Published Aug. 20, 2009

State Attorney General Richard Cordray is this week’s featured guest on Town Hall Ohio. Elected Ohio Attorney General in November 2008, Cordray previously served as Ohio Treasurer of State, Franklin County Treasurer, State Representative, and as Ohio’s first Solicitor General.

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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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Clockwise from top left: Haley, Palsgrove, Spiker and Staley

Ohio Farm Bureau names Discussion Meet finalists

Published Aug. 14, 2009

Four state finalists have been named in Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2009 Discussion Meet. They are Pam Haley of West Salem, Cassandra Palsgrove of Pickerington, Andrew Spiker of Adamsville and Kelly Staley of Fredericktown.

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What is Issue 2, and what does it do?

Published Aug. 14, 2009

Learn how your vote in Ohio can ensure that animals used in food production are healthy and well cared for, food is safe and of the highest quality, locally produced food is available at the grocery store and farmers are running their farms responsibly and following relevant regulations.

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County News

Published Aug. 13, 2009

Guernsey, Fairfield and Miami County Farm Bureaus

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Rural broadband Internet survey offers prizes

Published Aug. 13, 2009

Ohio Farm Bureau members have the opportunity to win one of six free computers or broadband Internet access for a year by providing feedback on their access to broadband connections.

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Campaign will back Ballot Issue

Published Aug. 13, 2009

Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board officially certified as State Issue 2.

"Ohioans for Livestock Care" to educate voters on why the measure is good for farmers, consumers and animal care in Ohio

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Grocery Giveaway

Published Aug. 13, 2009

This fall, three lucky Ohioans will win free groceries for a year, all for taking a few minutes to listen to the men and women who produce the food they eat every day.

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Regulations could add up on farms

Published Aug. 13, 2009

Farm Bureau is working at the national level to defend farmers from what it believes to be onerous regulatory proposals.

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Team named for Center for Food and Animal Issues

Published Aug. 13, 2009

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) recently created Center for Food and Animal Issues has assembled its team of professionals that will facilitate discussion over society’s relationship to animals.

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Learn winning campaign techniques at September seminar

Published Aug. 13, 2009

Those interested in running for public office now or at some point in the future, will have an opportunity to sharpen their campaigning skills during a two-day seminar in Columbus Sept. 1 and 2.

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News Briefs

Published Aug. 13, 2009

Ag spending bills, feeding the hungry, Senate Ag Subcommittee, AFBF Task Force and cancer study

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Horse troubles growing

Published Aug. 13, 2009

More than 90 percent of respondents to a recent nationwide survey believe the number of unwanted horses, as well as those neglected and abused, is increasing.

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Young Ag Professional contests nearing

Published Aug. 13, 2009

Ohio Farm Bureau is looking for the top young agricultural professionals in the state to apply for the following contests.

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Our Ohio: Telling Agriculture’s Story

Published Aug. 13, 2009

Next Our Ohio magazine, Growing a Masterpiece online, From Field to Table Festival and sharing ag messages with teachers

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Teachers bring ‘Link to Life’ to classrooms

Published Aug. 13, 2009

Six Ohio teachers recently took to the farm with Ohio Farm Bureau for the benefit of their classrooms and students.

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May We Introduce…

Published Aug. 13, 2009

Carol Wagner and Chris Henney

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Farm certified agents show commitment to customers

Published Aug. 13, 2009

The better your insurance agent knows and understands your farming operation, the more he or she can act as your trusted partner helping ensure you have the insurance coverages you need while helping keep your farm insurance costs reasonable.

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Five Northwest County offices shuffle locations, hours

Published Aug. 13, 2009

To make the best use of member resources, OFBF has adjusted operations in Allen, Hancock, Hardin, Logan and Wyandot counties.

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On Your Behalf

Published Aug. 13, 2009

Here are some additional activities in which your support of Farm Bureau helped strengthen agriculture and rural Ohio.

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