As spring heats up, farmers are hitting the fields, and county Farm Bureaus are gearing up for warm weather events and activities. Check out what’s being offered throughout the state in the coming weeks.
News & Events
- AFBF Foundation for Agriculture names children’s book of the year
- Young Ag Professionals start new group
- Forum explores human-animal bond
- Highland County farmers receive ‘hero’ award
- How 'Farmland' will help bridge the gap between farmers and consumers
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Events, activities and opportunities for involvement
With 1.4 billion people and a growing middle class, the impact China has on world agriculture is steadily increasing.
Yvonne Lesicko, OFBF senior director of legislative and regulatory affairs, discusses where Farm Bill progress stands.
When an energy company began reaching out to farmers in northeast Ohio about growing grass for biofuels, it was a perfect opportunity for the Ashtabula County Farm Bureau to bring the community together.
Ohio Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Jack Fisher has received accolades for his work at the helm of the state’s largest farm organization.
A breakdown of what's included in the enabling legislation for the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board, as passed by the General Assembly.
During Ohio Farm Bureau’s annual meeting Nov. 28-30, more than 300 member delegates from around the state will discuss and debate county proposed changes to Farm Bureau policy. Once approved, these ideas will guide the organization on a number of issues in the coming year.
OFBF's annual Trends and Issues Conference held in March focused on the farm bill and climate policy.
During the 90th annual meeting, Ohio Farm Bureau was presented with American Farm Bureau’s new Pinnacle Award.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s Workers’ Compensation Group Rating Program members are required to attend one safety seminar per year to remain program eligible.
Legal issues in agriculture will be the focus of a one-day Ohio State University Extension conference on March 25.
Auglaize County Farm Bureau's Movie on the Farm event was full of fun activities, and opportunities for conversations about Farm Bureau and agriculture. Organization Director Jill Smith shares her experience and thoughts about the event in this blog post.
Despite major changes in society, the way many associations operate hasn’t changed much, according to Mary Byers, an author and consultant who spoke at Ohio Farm Bureau’s annual meeting.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 Certified Crop Adviser of the Year award.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2012 Conservation Farm Family Awards. The awards program through the Ohio Department of Natural Resources is co-sponsored by 'Ohio Farmer' magazine and the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.
Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker, James Moll, has unveiled an advance trailer and website for his latest film, 'Farmland.'
Ohio Farm Bureau, contestants, county Farm Bureau recognized on opening day of American Farm Bureau's annual meeting.
Dr. David Baker, Professor Emeritus in Environmental Studies at Heidelberg University, and Dr. Bernie Erven, Professor Emeritus in Agricultural Communications at Ohio State University, are honorees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation's 2010 Golf Invitational
Issue 2 was designed to give Ohio voters the confidence that animal care questions are being effectively addressed and to give farmers the assurance that any animal care policies in Ohio will be reasonable and based on comprehensive debate.
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Ag Districts can be a great way for farmers to receive legal protections for some farming activities, but property owners need to be aware that annexation can potentially cause problems.
What could you or your organization do with an extra $1,000? That's what's up for grabs in the “Because I Care” video contest, coordinated by OFBF’s Center for Food and Animal Issues.
When Ohio Farm Bureau leaders could not yet provide a long list of legislative accomplishments, programs and services, they communicated a belief that inspired farmers to lead the organization to where it is today.