Policy & Politics

Ohio Farm Bureau understands the importance of members and staff working together to accomplish the organization’s legislative and regulatory goals.

Policy

Interstate Commerce Restrictions

Published May. 2, 2014

In general, the U.S. Constitution grants the federal government exclusive authority to regulate trade between states.

Effect of International Approval of Biotech Crops on Variety Selection

Published May. 2, 2014

Recently, China has rejected some vessels carrying small amounts of a corn variety approved for marketing in the United States, but not in China. The market reacted negatively and a number of grain handling companies have indicated they will no longer accept that variety at their elevators.

Politics

Farm Bureau Endorsement Pays Off For Candidates

Published Nov. 8, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – 95 percent of the candidates who received the endorsement of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) won their races on Election Day. In total, 121 of the 127 candidates approved by OFBF’s Agriculture for Good Government Political Action Committee (AGGPAC) won...

‘Town Hall Ohio’ provides election information

Published Oct. 23, 2012

The 2012 general election is quickly approaching, with many still searching for information to assist them in making their voting decisions. Town Hall Ohio, Ohio Farm Bureau’s weekly radio show, has had several election related shows this fall, full of great information to think...

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Action Teams

From the courthouse to the statehouse to the U.S. Capitol and in government agencies at all levels, county Farm Bureau public policy action teams cultivate relationships with elected officials and organize Farm Bureau's membership to be effective grassroots advocates.

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AgriPOWER Institute

AgriPOWER is an elite program that focuses on public policy issues confronting agriculture and the food industry. Limited to 20 participants, the institute helps them develop the skills necessary to become effective leaders and advocates for agriculture.