MEDIA ADVISORY: Kasich and Strickland to appear during Ag Day at the Capitol


WHAT: Gubernatorial candidates Kasich and Strickland to appear during the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) Ag Day at the Capitol event

WHEN: Tuesday, February 23, 2010

WHERE: Hyatt on Capitol Square, 75 East State Street, Columbus

OFBF’s Ag Day at the Capitol brings together approximately 400 farmers, legislators and others to focus on key policy and political issues.  In addition to remarks from Messrs. Strickland and Kasich, attention will focus on the recently announced plan by animal rights activists to overturn the results of last year’s Issue 2 measure, which created the Livestock Care Standards Board.

The full agenda, including appearance times for Messrs. Kasich and Strickland, is below.

Contact: Joe Cornely, sr. director

Corporate Communications

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation

Event-day cell: 614-203-2042

Office: 614-246-8230

E-mail: [email protected]    

OFBF Ag Day at the Capitol      Feb 23, 2010           Hyatt on Capitol Square

9 a.m.   Registration, Pastries, & Coffee

9:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks from OFBF President Brent Porteus

9:40 a.m. Election Preview

10 a.m.  Remarks from Gov. Ted Strickland

10:30 a.m. Priority Issues Briefing

11:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions

  1. Food Philosophy vs. Food Issues – Congressional Room
  2. Farm Bureau Involvement in the 2010 Election – Judicial Room
  3. Developing Relationships with Local Government Officials – Legislative Room
  4. CAUV Update – Executive Room

12:00 p.m. Lunch with Legislators

12:45 p.m. Issue 2 Update

1: 15 p.m. Remarks from Gubernatorial candidate John Kasich

1:45 p.m. Adjourn for legislator meetings