Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Agricultural Professionals program is seeking individuals 18-35 who are interested in pursuing new opportunities offered by several annual competitions. Up for grabs--a trip to Hawaii.
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Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) recently sent about 30 young people, staff and state board members to Washington, D.C. on the Young Agricultural Professionals (YAP) annual trip where they participated in the Farm Bill Now rally and to learned about the United States political process.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s 2013 Outstanding Young Farmers Nathan and Jennifer Brown of Hillsboro recently received a Kubota M-Series tractor to use for 250 hours, one of the prizes for being named the state winner.
Several young agricultural professionals recently earned recognition through their success in Farm Bureau competitions.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s policies on alternative energy and private property rights are the guiding force for why the organization recently filed a brief with the Ohio Supreme Court in support of a wind turbine project in central Ohio.
Ohio teens are invited to join together for a unique set of summer leadership conferences sponsored by Ohio Farm Bureau.
The goal of Farm Bureau’s youth program hasn’t changed much – to provide youths with important life skills, find future ag leaders and build relationships. Today, with young people being involved in so many activities, Farm Bureau is looking at ways to make the most of its youth programs
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation commends Governor-elect Kasich's selection of Jim Zehringer to serve as director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture.
Ohio Department of Agriculture Director James Zehringer, in celebration of National Agriculture Week, announced the department’s commitment to promoting economic development in the state by declaring “Ohio’s doors are wide open for agribusiness”.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich appoints Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) Director Jim Zehringer as new Director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Dr. Tony Forshey, state veterinarian, to serve as interim director of ODA.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s Leadership Conference will be held Aug. 10 and 11 at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus.
The Ohio Expositions Commission presented four fifth-grade students from across the state with a $500 check and two teachers with $2,500 classroom grants from Ohio’s agricultural commodity groups as winners of the “Agriculture is Cool” scholarship and grant competitions.
Walk into a supermarket and chances are you’ll see people studying food labels, spending more time in the international and healthy snack aisles and striking up conversations with others about GMOs.
The 2012 general election is quickly approaching, with many still searching for information to assist them in making their voting decisions. 'Town Hall Ohio', Ohio Farm Bureau’s weekly radio show, has had several election related shows this fall, full of great information to think about before Election Day including discussion of voting in Ohio, discussion with Ohio's U.S. Senate candidates Brown and Mandel and a debate on Issue 2.