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Jumping through the hoops

Published Aug. 28, 2015

Derek Schmitt is a Fairfield County farmer raising show hogs and heirloom vegetables marketed at the Pickerington Farmers Market. He also serves as Fairfield County Farm Bureau president. This blog is part of Derek and his wife Emily's turn as featured editors of the Growing Our Generation eletter.

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Starting our farmers market venture

Published Aug. 28, 2015

Derek Schmitt is a Fairfield County farmer raising show hogs and heirloom vegetables marketed at the Pickerington Farmers Market. He also serves as Fairfield County Farm Bureau president. This blog is part of Derek and his wife Emily's turn as featured editors of the Growing Our Generation eletter.

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Instagram #TakeOverTuesday with Fairfield County's Derek Schmitt

Published Aug. 28, 2015

Every Tuesday an Ohio Farmer takes over the Ohio Farm Bureau Instagram account to share a day in their life. Derek Schmitt of Fairfield County took over a few weeks ago, and is the latest editor of the 'Growing Our Generation' eletter.

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'Town Hall Ohio' featuring Ohio Chamber of Commerce's CEO Andy Doehrel

Published Aug. 24, 2015

The Ohio Chamber of Commerce traces its roots back to 1893. Today the chamber represents the interests of 8,000 businesses of all shapes and sizes. Guest: Andy Doehrel, President & CEO, Ohio Chamber of Commerce, and Jack Fisher, Executive VP, OFBF. Length 39:20

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Sen. Rob Portman

Cultivating a Cure raises more than $90,000

Published Aug. 21, 2015

Cultivating a Cure, an annual fundraiser started by Nationwide board member and former OFBF President Brent Porteus, raised more than $90,000 to support cancer treatment and prevention research at Ohio State University.

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AgriPOWER Class VII session 2 blogs with Chris Kick, Sara Campbell

Published Aug. 20, 2015

AgriPOWER Institute Class VII met for its second session which focused on social media, blogging, media relations and connecting with consumers. They also toured Consolidated Grain and Barge, Motz Turf Farm and Turner Farms. Two class members, Sara Campbell and Chris Kick, blogged about the experience.

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BWC competition showcases solutions that reduce risk of workplace injuries

Published Aug. 20, 2015

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) is seeking employers who developed or implemented an innovative solution to an occupational safety or health issue for the next Safety Innovations Competition. Cash prizes range from $1,000 to $6,000.

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Interacting with media, being effective spokespeople - AgriPOWER Class VII blog

Published Aug. 18, 2015

AgriPOWER Institute Class VII participant Chris Kick blogs what he learned about interacting with media and being an effective spokesperson during the second session of AgriPOWER.

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Using storytelling in conversations with consumers - AgriPOWER Class VII blog

Published Aug. 17, 2015

AgriPOWER Institute Class VII participant Sara Campbell discusses her experience in the program's first second session, visiting Turner Farms and working on communication skills.

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Senator Rob Portman on 'Town Hall Ohio'

Published Aug. 17, 2015

With a world filled with people who don't much like America, critical economic challenges at hand, and pressing social issues to resolve, Ohioans want a strong voice in Washington DC. Senator Rob Portman talks about the big topics that affect our lives.

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