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OHIO FARM BUREAU AG DAY AT THE CAPITAL EVENT

WHEN:

Wednesday, Feb. 25 from 8:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Detailed agenda below

WHERE:

Sheraton Hotel

75 East State Street, Columbus, Ohio

WHAT:

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s annual Ag Day at the Capital

Approximately 300 Ohio farmers hear from government and issue experts, enjoy lunch with their lawmakers and make legislative visits to the Statehouse

Media are invited to attend all or portions of the event. Ohio Farm Bureau staff will be available to help arrange interviews and provide other assistance. A multbox will be available during the general sessions.

The event twitter hashtag is #OFBAgDay

For more information, contact:

Joe Cornely, Sr. Director Corporate Communications

Office: 614-246-8230  |  Cell: 614-203-2042 (day of event)  |  Email: [email protected]

AGENDA:

8:45 a.m.

  • Welcoming remarks – Steve Hirsch, president, Ohio Farm Bureau
  • Keynote address – Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, Ohio House of Representatives

10 a.m.

  • State Budget Panel Discussion
  • Rep. Andy Thompson – Ag subcommittee, Finance Committee
  • Sen. Bob Peterson – Ways and Means Committee
  • Ray DiRossie – Senate Majority Caucus Budget & Finance Director
  • Matt Whitehead – Government Policy Group
  • Kelly O’Reilly – Government Policy Group

11 a.m.

  • Farm Nutrients and Water Quality – Adam Sharp, OFBF vice president, public policy

12 p.m.

  • Lawmakers attend lunch with Farm Bureau members

1:15 p.m.

  • Media Panel: 2015 Statehouse Policy Priorities
  • Jo Ingles, Ohio Public Radio and Televison
  • Mark Niquette, Bloomberg News
  • Jim Siegel, The Columbus Dispatch