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A portion of county Farm Bureau presidents take in the agricultural issues forum hosted by Speaker of the House Tuesday.

It's Farm Bureau season in Washington, D.C.

Published Mar. 15, 2011

Ohio's county Farm Bureau presidents are among 4,000 Farm Bureau members that will make the journey to Capitol Hill to share important agriculture issues with lawmakers. They prepped for Congressional visits on Tuesday in Washington, D.C.

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It takes time: Building trust in today’s agriculture

Published Oct. 12, 2011

Recent research shows there is a sizeable gap between what Americans want from farmers and what they perceive they are getting.

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Issues 1 and 2 featured on Town Hall Ohio

Published Apr. 23, 2010

Issues 1 and 2 in the May 4 Primary Election are the featured topics on this week's episode of Town Hall Ohio.

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Issue 2 to hit airwaves in Cleveland on Tuesday

Published Oct. 5, 2009

Ohio Farm Bureau's Jack Fisher, HSUS's Paul Shapiro to debate State Issue 2 live on Cleveland radio station. Listeners calls will be taken.

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Issue 2 Supports Ohio’s Farmers and Consumers

Published Oct. 30, 2009

This November, Ohio voters have the unique opportunity to support our livestock farmers, our food consumers and the future of Ohio. A guest opinion by Ohio Department of Agriculture Director Robert Boggs.

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Issue 2 proponents speak out on Town Hall Ohio

Published Oct. 30, 2009

Governor Ted Strickland joins hunger advocates, business leaders, humane groups and elected leaders to express their views on State Issue 2 during this week’s broadcast of Town Hall Ohio.

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Investing in youth

Published Dec. 23, 2009

Ohio Farm Bureau again offered conferences for Farm Bureau youth during the summer months. The conferences provide opportunities for youths to bond and build leadership, teamwork and communications skills.

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Invest Ohio is source of capital for farmers, small businesses

Published Nov. 23, 2011

InvestOhio is a new tool to infuse much needed capital into Ohio's small businesses, helping them create jobs. The nearly 900,000 small businesses in Ohio are one of the backbones of the state's economy. InvestOhio encourages investors to actively support these small businesses, sparking growth and improving Ohio's competitive position.

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Invasive species bill is a key vote

Published Apr. 15, 2014

Invasive species can have a detrimental impact on farms, and Senate Bill 192 is a step in combating the problem. Sponsored by Sen. Gayle Manning , the bill granted exclusive authority to regulate invasive plant species to Ohio’s director of agriculture. The bill has passed the senate and is awaiting a floor vote in the house.

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Insights from OFB Foundation Scholarship recipients

Published Aug. 12, 2014

Twelve young Ohioans have been named recipients of $1,500 college scholarships from the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation.

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