Policy & Politics

PUCO Grants Extension of Hours of Service Exemption

Published Dec. 13, 2011

On November 29, 2011 the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) granted an emergency extension of the hours of service exemption to those drivers who operate commercial motor vehicles transporting agricultural products within Ohio. Ohio Farm Bureau had requested PUCO issue such an emergency...

Supreme Court Orders State to Compensate Landowners After Taking

Published Dec. 13, 2011

The Ohio Supreme Court recently sided with a group of landowners who have suffered damaging flooding after the Ohio Department of Natural Resources redesigned and significantly increased the size of a spillway at Grand Lake St. Marys. In State ex. rel. Doner v. Zody, 2011-Ohio-6117, the state...

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 OFBFs Agriculture for Good Government Political Action Committee (AGGPAC) won...

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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.