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The Message Board - Save the date | Grandin to speak at animal welfare conf.

Published Oct. 15, 2010

Ohio Farm Bureau's annual meeting is Dec. 1-3 | Temple Grandin to speak at animal welfare symposium | By the Numbers | In their words...

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THE MESSAGE BOARD - Agriculture Grants Available

Published Sep. 24, 2010

The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation is offering a new series of Agricultural Action and Awareness Grants for 2010.

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Gubernatorial running mates Yvette McGee Brown (D) and Mary Taylor (R)

The Message Board

Published Feb. 4, 2010

Yvette McGee Brown and Mary Taylor were recently selected as the running mates of gubernatorial candidates Gov. Ted Strickland (D-Lisbon) and John Kasich (R-Westerville), respectively.

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The Message Board

Published Feb. 22, 2010

Town Hall Ohio, Ohio Farm Bureauís award-winning public affairs radio show, has been added to the programming lineup of WNCO-AM in Ashland.

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The Message Board

Published Mar. 11, 2010

Following Up; Children's Literature Award; Figured Up; Their Words; Standard Practice

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The Message Board

Published Mar. 26, 2010

Census Season; Figured Up; Center on the Web; Their Words

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The Message Board

Published Apr. 19, 2010

Helping Hand; Figured Up; Hunting for Answers; In Their Words

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The Message Board

Published May. 17, 2010

Working with Hunters; Their Words; Save the Date; A Matter of Fact?

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The Message Board

Published Jun. 10, 2010

Nominate an outstanding Crop Adviser; Figured Up; Their Words; Scholarly Pursuits

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THE MESSAGE BOARD

Published Aug. 12, 2010

The gubernatorial election, Rising CAUV values, In their words, and Save the Date for Farm Science Review.

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THE MESSAGE BOARD

Published Sep. 10, 2010

For almost six years Farm Bureau member Elaine Irwin had been fighting a plan to run a storm-water drainage pipe across her horse farm in northeastern Ohio.

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The Message Board

Published Jul. 20, 2011

Bill redirects biofuel spending; Dannon investment in Minster; manure application in Indiana

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The Great American Food Debate: Time for a Time-Out

Published Apr. 18, 2012

What do you think? Ohio Farm Bureau has been an organization that brings people together to build relationships, share ideas and ultimately solve problems. Are you being represented in this conversation?

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The Food Dialogues: Ohio

Published Jul. 22, 2013

Join us for a conversation about food production, farming technologies and protecting the environment. We invite you to join a discussion let bay a panel of experts, farmers and thought leaders for a dynamic conversation about the future of food.

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The fate of Ohio

Published May. 14, 2009

Farmers determine direction as animal group moves in

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The Facts About Egg Safety in Ohio

Published Jun. 21, 2010

A guest editorial by Robert Boggs, director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture

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These are the faces of Issue 2

The Faces of Issue 2

Published Oct. 5, 2009

Out of state animal rights activists say Issue 2 is about ďbig agĒ and not family farms. With nearly 60,000 family farmers in its membership, Ohio Farm Bureau knows this isnít true. Meet some multigenerational family farmers who agree.

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While late rains have helped some crops recover, for many farmers across Ohio, the damage was already done.

The Drought of 2012

Published Aug. 16, 2012

Ohio has been spared from the droughtís most extreme damage, but many of the stateís farmers are expecting losses more severe than in recent memory.

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The benefits of local food production and the need to feed the world

Published Jun. 11, 2010

A report released this spring detailed the benefits of having a thriving local food system, saying it can help boost an areaís economy and make it less reliant on outside food sources. On the other hand, some say that placing too much emphasis on local food systems and not large scale food production can hurt efforts to feed the world.

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The Beef Checkoff: Securing my future

Published Feb. 12, 2014

In 1985, the Beef Checkoff was started to promote the beef industry. Simply put, $1 from every head sold goes back to the industry. Half of that stays in Ohio and the other half goes to national programs.

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The art and science behind polls

Published Jun. 23, 2011

Knowing whatís on the minds of voters and consumers can be a valuable tool. Getting that knowledge can be as simple as doing a poll. But doing the right type of poll & doing it correctly is both an art & science, longtime pollster Martin Saperstein tells Town Hall Ohio.

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Ohio veterinarians, farmers, consumer advocates, food safety experts and others will set the state's animal care policy

The Agreement

Published Jul. 14, 2010

Animal care decisions off the ballot, in the hands of the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board. A feature story in the July 15, 2010 Buckeye Farm News.

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The 2012 Ohio Drought: Latest resources, links and updates

Published Jul. 16, 2012

Ohio Farm Bureau is monitoring and sharing the latest resources for members to stay up to date on drought conditions, decision-making options, expert analysis and more. OFBF also wants to hear Ohio farmers share their stories and give them access to network as dry conditions continue.

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AFBF President Bob Stallman looks over policy resolutions with delegates. (AFBF Photo)

Thatís a Wrap

Published Jan. 13, 2010

Policy session, among other items, marks end of American Farm Bureau Annual Meeting in Seattle.

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Team named for Center for Food and Animal Issues

Published Aug. 13, 2009

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federationís (OFBF) recently created Center for Food and Animal Issues has assembled its team of professionals that will facilitate discussion over societyís relationship to animals.

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