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OFBF helped facilitate a listening session for Sen. Sherrod Brown at Patterson Fruit Farm in northeast Ohio as he gathers input for the 2012 Farm Bill.
Paul Davidson of Newark has been elected to the OFBF board of trustees. He will represent OFBF members in Coshocton, Holmes, Knox and Licking counties.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation has established a new scholarship program in memory of long-time Ohio Farm Bureau staff member Cindy Hollingshead, who passed away this year after serving 39 years as the organization’s executive secretary.
Three scholarship programs associated with the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation have collectively selected 10 $1,000 scholarship recipients for the upcoming 2011-12 academic year.
Brent Porteus will also serve on the Nationwide Board Sponsor Committee, which oversees the company’s relationship with eight Farm Bureaus and two major agricultural cooperatives in the United States.
Farmer says conversation with consumers needs a change in tone.
Teens from Ohio Farm Bureau member families have the opportunity to participate in three statewide youth events this summer – one completely new, one collaborative and one traditional.
Young Agricultural Professionals between the ages of 18 and 35 are reminded of upcoming deadlines for Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Ag Professionals’ contests.
For more than a dozen years, the Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks’ Ohio Agricultural Clearance Program (OACP) has been the perfect partnership between farmers and food banks.