Policy & Politics

Ohio Farm Bureau's letter to to the Public Utilities Commission

Published Mar. 2, 2012

OFBF Executive Vice President Jack Fisher sent a letter to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio, urging the Commission employ the current regulatory framework and recommending that AEP withdraw its Energy Security Plan put into effect in January 2012.

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Slideshow of 2012 Policy, Political, and Grassroots Activities

Published Dec. 4, 2012

This video features Ohio Farm Bureau Vice President of Public Policy Adam Sharp recapping many of the organization's key policy, political and grassroots activities in 2012.

Staff Testimony in Support of HB 22

Published Apr. 15, 2011

OFBF Director of State Policy Beth Vanderkooi testified before the Ohio Senate Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Environment Committee in support of House Bill 22 regarding changes to Ohio's Animals at Large Law.

Staff Testimony in Support of SB 90 to Eliminate the Ohio Estate Tax

Published Apr. 15, 2011

OFBF Director of State Policy Beth Vanderkooi testified before the Senate Ways and Means and Economic Development Committee in support of Senate Bill 90 to eliminate the Ohio Estate Tax.

Staff Testimony on Growing Ohio's Agricultural Economy

Published Apr. 15, 2011

OFBF Director of State Policy Beth Vanderkooi testified before the Ohio House of Representatives Economic and Small Business Development Committee about the importance of growing Ohio's agricultural economy.

State Budget Priorities

Published Apr. 10, 2013

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Executive Vice President Jack Fisher sent the following letter to members of the Ohio House of Representatives this week to outline OFBF's priorities in the State Budget Bill.

State Priority Issues

Published Feb. 13, 2013

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation's 2013 State Priority Issues

Testimony on the Agricultural Linked Deposit Program

Published Mar. 2, 2012

Preble County farmer and Farm Bureau member Lane Osswald testified before the Senate Financial Institutions Committee in support of the Agricultural Linked Deposit Program and support of an expansion of the program.

Testimony on the Health of Lake Erie

Published Dec. 19, 2011

OFBF senior director for environmental policy Dr. Larry Antosch testified before the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Subcommittee regarding the health of Lake Erie.