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Three bills farmers need to watch

Published Sep. 24, 2009

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.

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Web site to match farmers with desired hunters

Published Sep. 24, 2009

It’s not quite E-harmony.com, but a new Web site is hoping to match farmers and hunters in four Ohio counties.

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Photo courtesy of Mercer County Farm Bureau.

County Farm Bureau News

Published Sep. 24, 2009

Updates from Mercer, Delaware and Wayne County Farm Bureaus.

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'Leadership Buffet' helps OFBF members improve leadership, public speaking skill

Published Sep. 24, 2009

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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Marilyn Suzko, center, was a featured chef at the From Field to Table event.

Our Ohio: Telling Agriculture’s Story

Published Sep. 24, 2009

Our Ohio out and about and Web site updates

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May We Introduce…

Published Sep. 24, 2009

Bill Johnson and Chip Nelson

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Nationwide News: Nationwide’s equine insurance addresses horse owner liabilities

Published Sep. 24, 2009

AgriChoice a new breed of equine insurance

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Four will head to Discussion Meet finals

Published Sep. 24, 2009

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.

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Northwest county offices adjust locations, hours

Published Sep. 24, 2009

To make the best use of member resources, the Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky and Wood county Farm Bureaus have adjusted their operations.

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On your behalf

Published Sep. 24, 2009

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

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What’s in the Ohio Constitution and why Issue 2 is a good fit

Published Sep. 24, 2009

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.

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Bio-based toner resin offers eco-friendly alternative

Published Sep. 24, 2009

Advanced Image Resources Inc. (AIR) is giving consumers a choice to use their printers and copiers and be environmentally friendly while doing it.

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Council report aims to boost local, nutritious foods

Published Sep. 24, 2009

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.

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Take breaks, keep phone and radio nearby when working alone

Published Sep. 24, 2009

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.

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Grants available through OFB Foundation

Published Sep. 24, 2009

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.

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American Farm Bureau backs Health Insurance Tax Credit

Published Sep. 22, 2009

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.

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What’s in the Ohio Constitution and why Issue 2 is a good fit

Published Sep. 18, 2009

Does Issue 2 fit in Ohio's Constitution?

Simply put, the answer is "Yes."

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This Means You

Published Sep. 10, 2009

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.

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Without Issue 2, emotionally-driven regulations loom over all farmers

Published Sep. 10, 2009

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.”

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From left, OFBF's Mike Bumgarner with Farm Credit Services directors Andrew Wilson, Roger Earley and George Stebbins

Farm Credit Services makes $100,000 commitment to support livestock farmers

Published Sep. 10, 2009

The agricultural lending cooperative Farm Credit Services is giving $100,000 to support two initiatives that aim to advance Ohio’s livestock community.

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Ohio Farm Bureau hits all-time high membership

Published Sep. 10, 2009

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.

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AgriPOWER class hears from HSUS rep

Published Sep. 10, 2009

Paul Shapiro, the director of the Humane Society of the United States’ (HSUS) Factory Farming Campaign, recently spoke to OFBF's AgriPOWER Institute, a group of individuals wishing to enhance their leadership skills in becoming advocates for agriculture.

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News Briefs

Published Sep. 10, 2009

Virtual PTO study, Farm land values drop, CSP sign-up, and USDA offers financial restructuring

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Our Ohio: Telling Agriculture’s Story

Published Sep. 10, 2009

Bob Evans recipe contest winners, Growing a Masterpiece update and coming on 'Our Ohio' TV

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Gear up for Issue 2 at Farm Science Review

Published Sep. 10, 2009

With an anticipated 140,000 visitors to the Farm Science Review, Ohio Farm Bureau hopes to draw not only new OFBF members but supporters for creating the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board.

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