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Some rural landowners may be surprised when discovering their latest CAUV (Current Agricultural Use Valuation) values have increased some several hundred percent over the last three years.
Saying that it could reduce net farm income by more than $5 billion over the next 10 years, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) President Brent Porteus recently told a panel of lawmakers that farmers were concerned about cap and trade legislation passed by the U.S. House.
“Now is the time for all farmers, regardless of what they produce, to come together in a unified effort to protect Ohio agriculture,”
Congress may take action this fall on three bills of critical importance to farmers. According to the American Farm Bureau, here is what you should know.
It’s not quite E-harmony.com, but a new Web site is hoping to match farmers and hunters in four Ohio counties.
Updates from Mercer, Delaware and Wayne County Farm Bureaus.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s Leadership Buffet is continuing to grow with hundreds of members participating in seminars that work at improving their leadership skills.
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AgriChoice a new breed of equine insurance
Pam Haley of West Salem, Cassandra Palsgrove of Pickerington, Andrew Spiker of Adamsville and Kelly Staley of Fredericktown have been named the four state finalists in OFBF’s 2009 Discussion Meet.
To make the best use of member resources, the Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky and Wood county Farm Bureaus have adjusted their operations.
Here are some additional activities in which your support of Farm Bureau helped strengthen agriculture and rural Ohio.
There a number of reasons why Ohioans should vote “Yes” for Issue 2. It ensures safe, quality, locally grown food, strong family farms and excellent care for animals.
Advanced Image Resources Inc. (AIR) is giving consumers a choice to use their printers and copiers and be environmentally friendly while doing it.
The Ohio Food Policy Council released its progress report that sets final recommendations and goals to help improve the local food system in Ohio and advance access to healthy food.
All Jim Westfall wanted to do was clean up his tractor and get the lime off it. But the way he did it almost killed him.
Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation (Foundation) is inviting community service groups in rural, suburban and/or urban settings, as well as independent producers and agribusinesses, to apply for a series of grants to fund programs highlighting agriculture and its impact on the community.
Health insurance costs are an ongoing and significant expense for farmers and ranchers and must be reduced so that they do not burden farm and ranch businesses with costs they cannot afford, American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman told members of the Senate Finance Committee.
Does Issue 2 fit in Ohio's Constitution?
Simply put, the answer is "Yes."
They don't walk the barns every day. They don't balance the farm books. They don't feed the world. But they are going to tell you how to do it. And that's why you need to vote "Yes" on Issue 2. Without it, emotionally-driven regulations loom over all farmers.
Anticipation that has gripped Ohio’s farm community for months recently culminated in a conference room when a dairy farmer took the microphone, stood up among 600 of his peers and declared, “We are going to win this. We are going to win.”
The agricultural lending cooperative Farm Credit Services is giving $100,000 to support two initiatives that aim to advance Ohio’s livestock community.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has announced its 42nd consecutive year of membership growth reaching a record 235,064 members. OFBF membership grew a total 1,003 members over 2008.