News & Events

[160x120]_RV.jpg

Tips for trouble-free RV travel

Published Jul. 18, 2013

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.

This article has 0 comments

Tips from Ohio Farm Bureauís Leadership Buffet program

Published Mar. 12, 2010

When you need to recruit someone new to help with a local activity, whatís your strategy?

This article has 0 comments

To the highest bidder

Published Dec. 17, 2009

Members & guests at OFBF's 91st annual meeting had their choice of unique gifts highlighting Ohioís rural communities & OFBFís corporate friends in the OFB Foundation Rural-Urban Community Auction.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_snowyfarm.jpg

Top Ohio farm photos of the week

Published Nov. 21, 2014

Harvest season is nearing an end for many farmers in Ohio. The weather this fall, particularly this past week with snow, has been very challenging for farmers trying to get out in their fields to harvest corn and soybeans, cut hay and plant cover crops and winter wheat. But they worked on harvest every moment they could, day or night. Many farmers have been sharing photos on social media of harvest. Here are our favorite posts this week on social media including photos from the #OHharves14 and #SnowyOhioFarm hashtags.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_sunset_320x240.jpg

Top ten harvest photos of the week

Published Nov. 7, 2014

Harvest season is here for Ohio farmers. Many farmers have been sharing photos on social media of harvest. Here are ten of our favorite posts this week. Have photos you want to share with other farmers across the state? Post them to our Facebook timeline or share on Instagram and Twitter using #OHharvest14.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_Sunset2_320x240.jpg

Top ten harvest photos of the week

Published Oct. 31, 2014

Harvest season is here for Ohio farmers. The wet weather this fall has been challenging for farmers trying to get out in their fields to harvest corn and soybeans, cut hay and plant cover crops and winter wheat but they are work on harvest every moment they can, day or night. Many farmers have been sharing photos on social media of harvest. Here are ten of our favorite posts this week.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_harvest1114.jpg

Top ten harvest photos of the week

Published Nov. 14, 2014

Harvest season is nearing an end for some farmers in Ohio. The wet weather this fall was challenging for farmers trying to get out in their fields to harvest corn and soybeans, cut hay and plant cover crops and winter wheat but they worked on harvest every moment they could, day or night. Many farmers have been sharing photos on social media of harvest. Here are ten of our favorite posts this week.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_toughtalk_strickland.jpg

Tough talk

Published Apr. 16, 2009

Strickland describes economic plans, challenges on OFBF radio show

This article has 0 comments

Tough times hit livestock sector

Published Feb. 5, 2009

Producers of beef, hogs and chicken may have to wait for the global recession to end before they can expect any significant price improvement.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_greenhouse.jpg
Tom Mechamer takes guests through his greenhouse.

Tour showcases diverse agricultural opportunities

Published Nov. 15, 2011

The tour showcased both the successes and challenges to the agriculture industry in Wayne County.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_state_fair_milk_cow_320x240.jpg
Children learned how to milk cows at last year's fair

Town Hall Ohio looks ahead to the Ohio State Fair

Published Jul. 22, 2009

Ohio Expo Center and State Fair General Manager Virgil Strickler and Marketing and Public Relations Director Christina Leeds, will discuss the vast variety of attractions for fairgoers at the 156th Ohio State Fair.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_THO_Trade_Recap_Joe_still_320x240.jpg
Click video to play.

Town Hall Ohio recap: Trade is important to Ohio

Published Oct. 6, 2010

Ohio Farm Bureau Federationís weekly Town Hall Ohio radio program recently focused on trade, why itís often portrayed negatively in political ads, and what Ohioans need to know. Joe Cornely hosts this video recap.

This article has 0 comments

Trade crucial to Ohio economy

Published Sep. 24, 2010

Ohio Farm Bureau continues to share the message that job growth and a strengthened economy would result from expanding Ohioís position in international trade.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_nationwide-eagle-tagline-320x2402.jpg

Transition Planning and Social Security Benefits

Published Dec. 10, 2014

Nationwide is on your side to help you plan for the transition of your farm and decide when to start your social security benefits.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_Oprah.jpg
Investigative reporter Lisa Ling (l) received an all-access tour of a slaughterhouse. Photo credit: Oprah.com

Transparency pays off for Cargill on "Oprah"

Published Feb. 24, 2011

When one of the nationís largest meatpackers opened its beef slaughter plant to a camera crew from The Oprah Winfrey Show, few were predicting the company would earn a pat on the back from a leading food system critic and positive words from Winfrey herself.

This article has 0 comments

Transportation bill addresses weight variance, property rights issues

Published Apr. 20, 2011

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation was successful in advocating for amendments to the transportation bill that align with several of the organizationís priority issues and general policy positions.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_DCTrip.jpg
Ralph Coffman speaks with leaders.

Trip to Washington provides a platform for local leaders

Published Mar. 20, 2013

The purpose of Ohio Farm Bureauís annual county presidentsí trip to Washington, D.C. is for local Farm Bureau leaders to have conversations with their lawmakers about legislation and regulation and to represent the voices of Farm Bureau members in their counties.

This article has 0 comments

Trivia contest shares farm info

Published May. 17, 2010

The Wayne County Farm Bureau is sponsoring a Family Farm Trivia Contest in which listeners have the opportunity to win grocery gift cards by answering a daily agricultural trivia question.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_truck.jpg
2012 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 4 Wheel Drive, Extended Cab LT

Truck giveaway celebrates Farm Bureau membersí efforts to bring people together

Published Jun. 13, 2012

By encouraging a friend or neighbor to join Ohio Farm Bureau, more than 1,000 volunteers kicked off this yearís campaign to grow their organization and its efforts to connect Ohioans on important issues.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_LeahCurtis_320x2401.jpg

Truck weight law reminders

Published Mar. 21, 2013

Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Legal Education Leah Curtis has received several calls recently about variances for gross vehicle weight, axle weight and tire weight limits. Here are six reminders from Curtis to clear up any confusion.

This article has 0 comments

Truck weight rules could impact business

Published Feb. 24, 2011

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio is wrapping up listening sessions regarding rule changes placing regulatory burdens on vehicles traveling within Ohio with a 10,000- to 26,000-pound gross vehicle weight rating or gross combination weight rating.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_BFN_YIR_photos_320x240.jpg
In 2009, farmers worked to debate & establish positions on important issues & advocated for Ohio ag at all levels.

True to our roots

Published Dec. 23, 2009

As Ohio Farm Bureau reflects on another year of accomplishments, it is appropriate to revisit this fundamental question: "Who is Ohio Farm Bureau?"

Hint: It's not a team of hired professionals in an office building in Columbus.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_JoeCornely_320x240.jpg
Cornely, Ohio Farm Bureau's senior director of corporate communications.

Trumbull County masters media relations

Published Mar. 13, 2014

Joe Cornely, Ohio Farm Bureau's senior director of corporate communications, discusses a relationship between farmers in Trumbull County and their local paper the Warren Tribune Chronicle.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_Turfgrass.jpg

Turfgrass industry pumps $3 billion into Ohio

Published Jul. 16, 2009

Ohioís turfgrass industry is growing, providing billions of dollars in economic output for the state, according to a recently released study.

This article has 0 comments
[160x120]_BrandonKern_320x2401.jpg

Turnpike legislation, transportation budget align with Farm Bureau policy

Published Mar. 21, 2013

As the combined turnpike legislation and transportation budget head to the Governor for his signature, Ohio Farm Bureau Director of State Policy Brandon Kern takes a look back at the success Farm Bureau has had in working with lawmakers throughout the process to include provisions addressing concerns raised by Farm Bureau members during policy development.

This article has 0 comments