Mossbarger re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau board

John Mossbarger of Washington Court House has been elected to a third three-year term on the board of trustees of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. He will represent Farm Bureau members from Clinton, Fayette, Greene and Warren counties in the governance of the state’s largest and most inclusive farm and food organization. Mossbarger first joined the board in February 2010 to fill an unexpired term.

Mossbarger’s late father, Donald, established Midland Acres, a Standardbred horse farm, which is now owned and operated by Mossbarger and his brother, Jay. He is also a large animal veterinarian. He is a 16-year member of the Fayette County Farm Bureau and served as its president. He also is a director of the United States Trotting Association, a director of the National Federation of Independent Business and formerly served as president for the Ohio Standard Breeders Association and Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association.

He is a graduate of Ohio State University where he received his bachelor’s and doctor of veterinary medicine degrees. He is a member of Grace United Methodist Church. Mossbarger and his wife, Kyle, have two children and six grandchildren.

Mossbarger is one of 25 farmers who serve on Ohio Farm Bureau’s board of trustees. He was elected during OFBF’s 98th annual meeting held Nov. 30-Dec. 2 in Columbus. Ohio Farm Bureau’s mission is to forge a partnership between farmers and consumers. The organization helps its members engage in policy and communications activities to improve their communities and provides a wide range of member benefits. To learn more, visit

This is a news release for use by journalists. Questions should be directed to Joe Cornely, 614-246-8230.

Editors: A high resolution photo of Mr. Mossbarger is available to accompany this story.