Four finalists have been named in Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2012 Discussion Meet. They are Lynnsey Schemrich or Orient, Brad Heimerl of Johnstown, Jon Hensler of Jackson and Christen Clemson of Cortland.
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Ohio farmers discuss agriculture issues with legislators in Columbus at Ohio Farm Bureau's annual
Ohio Farm Bureau members recognize policy development as one of the most important grassroots activities within Farm Bureau. This week, Farm Bureau members’ voices are being heard at the national level during American Farm Bureau’s commodity advisory committee meetings.
Social media is playing an important role in allowing young, active Farm Bureau families to continue and contribute to longstanding grassroots programs.
Less than one month after the Portage County Farm Bureau membership campaign kick-off, Bruce Patterson has signed 10 new members and more than 30 membership renewals. Bruce uses an approach that is a blend of local action, state and national advocacy and a need for strong viable farms.
Janice Wolfinger of Morristown is one of nine finalists selected in U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance’s (USFRA) “Faces of Farming and Ranching” national spokesperson search.
Ohio Farm Bureau continues to work closely with lawmakers and state officials on issues such as the Ohio Estate Tax, state budget, transportation, on-farm energy production, farmers markets and eminent domain.
Specifically, Ohio Farm Bureau suggested making the formula better reflect the value of land for farming and be less affected by nonfarm factors.
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.