On Your Behalf – Jan. 21, 2010

Buckeye Farm News

Involving future leaders in agriculture to provide an understanding of the organization – OFBF staff recently hosted early field experiences for OSU Ag Ed majors in a week of working on Issue 2, policy development and leadership workshops.

Educating the educators – OFBF staff in conjunction with Ohio State University, hosted a workshop for teachers from Columbus and surrounding areas to show the connection between agriculture and science.

Promoting Issue 2 – OFBF staff attended the National Animal Interest Alliance conference and made a presentation on Issue 2. Staff members also visited all 11 members of Ohio’s congressional delegation who supported Issue 2 to thank them for their support.

Beyond borders – OFBF staff members recently attended the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Strategic Planning Conference to hear the current strategies for foreign promotion of U.S. meat products and to gain a better understanding of the obstacles in the growth of export markets.