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Ohio Farm Bureau is a federation of county Farm Bureaus representing all 88 counties. The organization’s current membership stands at 214,331. Nearly 60,000 of those members are farmers who each get one vote on the organization’s policies.
Farm Bureau members are innovative and action oriented, and each year the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) sponsors the County Activities of Excellence program to recognize county Farm Bureaus for outstanding work.
Because of the hard work of Farm Bureau and its members to engage politicians, no matter which candidate or party is elected to office, the importance of agriculture to Ohio continues to be recognized.
Ohio Farm Bureau members have a number of benefits available to them ranging from money savings to property protection.
OFBF was pleased with an Ohio Supreme Court decision, which had implications for property rights and farmland preservation, as it protected the ability of local governments to manage growth.
Ohio Farm Bureau always works to ensure agricultural information is in Ohio’s classrooms. In 2010, outreach to Ohio’s teachers continued.
Greg and Rose Hartschuh became the faces of the new “I am Farm Bureau” campaign aimed at dispelling myths of the organization being “big agriculture,” and providing a way for Farm Bureau members to stand up, speak out, correct information and tell the stories of who they really are.
When reporters want to talk to farmers, Ohio Farm Bureau works both sides of the connection, assisting farmers in preparing for their interviews and helping reporters understand the issues.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation and Animals for Life Foundation both awarded grants this year.
Ann Frederick, a Hamilton County Farm Bureau member, writes a guest column for her fellow horse owners.
In the summer of 2008, Ohio Farm Bureau staff considered what needed to be included in a redesign of an OFBF.org website that, in terms of Internet standards, was stuck in 1998. Sitting atop that list was the voice of the Ohio Farm Bureau member.
In this blog, AgriPOWER Class V graduate Callie Wells explains how “You win with people” as a participant in AgriPOWER.
More than 300 Ohio State students hungry for discussion gathered to explore food and farming issues at the Collegiate Young Farmers’ second annual Farm to Fork Food Dialogues event.
Ohio Farm Bureau is looking for the top young agricultural professionals in the state to apply for the following contests.
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Agricultural Professionals program is accepting applications for its annual Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience program.
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) Young Agricultural Professionals program is accepting applications for the 2012 Outstanding Young Farmer and Excellence in Agriculture contests. Entry forms are due Aug. 17.
An emphasis was put on giving back and getting involved at the Ohio Farm Bureau’s annual Young Agricultural Professionals Leadership Conference, held March 9-10 in Columbus. Donations were made to Mid-Ohio Foodbank and Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry. Workshops aloso were held.
More than two dozen Young Agriculture Professionals got an up close look at the political process when they visited the nation’s capital last month.
A group of enthusiastic young people have started a new group in Delaware County focused on building a sense of community. The Delaware County Young Agricultural Professionals group is led by co-chairs Zach Taylor, Marlene Eick and Josh Main.
About 30 young agricultural professionals, Ohio Farm Bureau staff and board members went on the three-day trip in September to learn how the political process works in D.C.
Young agricultural professionals will take a walk on the wild side this summer with an excursion to the Columbus Zoo.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Ag Professionals program is now accepting applications for its Advisory Team.
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.
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.