The U.S. House has approved H.R. 2642, the farm portion of the farm bill by a vote of 216-208. The bill removes the nutrition title, which includes the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, but leaves all other provisions intact.
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Discover agriculture at Ohio Farm Bureau's Land & Living Exhibit at the Ohio State Fair, July 24 to Aug. 4.
Follow the adventures of Ohio Farm Bureau's interns as the prepare for, manage and clean up from the Land & Living exhibit at the Ohio State Fair.
Eminent domain, oil and gas leasing, open burning and all purpose vehicle use are just some of the topics covered in Ohio Farm Bureau’s Legal Information Series brochures, which are being redesigned and made available electronically, for Ohio Farm Bureau members only.
Farmer input is needed on a recently announced approach to tax reform in the U.S. Senate, and Farm Bureau members have been asked to contact their representatives and senators to voice opinions about what should and shouldn't be part of a rewritten tax code.
Ross County Farm Bureau's progressive farm tour dinner shows how Farm Bureau is uniquely positioned to bring the "agri-curious" into contact with their farmer neighbors to answer questions, build community and have some fun. Pat Petzel shares her take in this blog post.
Ohio Farm Bureau and Ohio commodity organizations recently sponsored “A Tribute To E. Gordon Gee” with the members of the Ohio General Assembly in recognition of his contributions to the state and Ohio agriculture.
Nationwide Insurance has compiled five years of RV claims data that show tire problems and roof damage are two of the leading issues its customers face.
Battelle offers a wide array of school improvement services to educators nationwide.
Hancock County Farm Bureau has purchased 75 Caution--Farm Machinery signs to put up on county and township roads.
Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau took the idea of hosting a barbecue burnoff and turned it into an event that pulled together the community, raised money for a local hospice and promoted Farm Bureau, Nationwide and OSU Extension.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s grassroots policy development process gives all active members an equal say in directing the organization. While you’re encouraged to bring up any issues important to you, here are a few current policy issues for you to consider.
Protecting farmers’ and ranchers’ right to privacy is a top priority, said the American Farm Bureau Federation.
As the peak season approaches for harmful algal blooms on Lake Erie, Ohio agriculture will continue to be in the public spotlight for its impact on water quality.
A local Farm Bureau Community council is taking it upon itself to launch a program bringing local chefs to a local farmers market to showcase how to prepare fresh foods.
We get a lot of calls into the office about whether a farm needs a spill plan – the official title is Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures – and honestly, it is a bit of a maze to determine but the experts at U.S. EPA who walked us through it on the webinar made the process manageable.
Auglaize County Farm Bureau's Movie on the Farm event was full of fun activities, and opportunities for conversations about Farm Bureau and agriculture. Organization Director Jill Smith shares her experience and thoughts about the event in this blog post.
Join us for a conversation about food production, farming technologies and protecting the environment. We invite you to join a discussion let bay a panel of experts, farmers and thought leaders for a dynamic conversation about the future of food.
Summertime is fun time for Ohio’s county Farm Bureaus. Check out what fun things Farm Bureau is up to and things you can do in your neck of the woods in this month’s County Farm Bureau Roundup.
Ohio Farm Bureau recently held an online food preservation meeting discussing freezing and water bath techniques. Watch the recording of this meeting and bulk up your food preservation IQ.
We all have a role in protecting Ohio’s valuable and plentiful water resources. Ohio Farm Bureau members are invited to view a new e-Learning tool to help them apply practices to reduce Harmful Algal Blooms.
Eleven stops, 120 ATVs and 280 people were the makings of one great tour. Muskingum County Farm Bureau, Soil and Water Conservation District and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service recently partnered to put on an ATV conservation tour. Watch this video to see photos and hear about the tour.
Ohio farmers are invited to learn more about animal welfare, consumer concerns and building trust in agriculture during the Ohio Livestock Coalition's industry symposium and annual meeting Sept. 6.
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.
The Animals for Life Foundation (AFL) has selected 11 projects and programs related to the human-animal bond that will be awarded grant funding during the 2013 fiscal year.