Energy, water quality, farm policy and Ohio State University Extension services were the primary topics delegates discussed during the 93rd annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.
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The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has announced its support for State Issue 1, which will renew Ohioís highly successful Third Frontier program.
Two statewide issues that will appear on the May 4 ballot have received the support of Ohio Farm Bureauís board of trustees.
Members say more needs to be done
Ohio Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Jack Fisher thanked Ohio voters this week through a letter to editors of newspapers around the state.
Ohio Farm Bureau is urging the Food and Drug Administration to prepare an agricultural cost/benefit analysis before moving forward with plans to enact new food safety procedures.
Ohio Farm Bureau helped out on a state report that makes dozens of recommendations on how to decrease the impact of agricultural nutrients entering Ohio’s streams and water resources.
Many companies do it right, but be on the lookout for those that donít.
Ohio Farm Bureau participants joined representatives of Farm Bureaus from seven other states at Nationwideís National Policyholder Conference held this summer in Columbus.
OFBF President Brent Porteus and Executive Vice President Jack Fisher addressed annual meeting delegates, focusing on State Issue 2, its significance and what lies ahead.