Across Ohio, there are opportunities to get out to the farm and enjoy tourism activities.Read More
Farm Bureau members Lisa Row-Taylor of Bloomfield Meadows in Centerburg and Christy Hulse of Buckeye Country Creamery in Ashland were winners of the Farm Bureau vendor space giveaway at Farmers Crossing, a new Farm Bureau-sponsored area which was part of the Mid-America Restaurant Expo presented by the Ohio Restaurant Association in January. The Farmers Crossing area was dedicated to local farmers and highlighted the farm-to-table concept.
More on this year’s event can be found on a recent Town Hall Ohio podcast.
“We were pleasantly surprised after we left the show with a large stack of business cards from all different businesses that could help us grow — distributors, restaurants interested in buying our products, business that sell equipment we use, etc. We are always thankful for all Ohio Farm Bureau does for our small business on legislation. Today, we are thankful for thinking outside the box and connecting our farm products to more consumers!” — Christy Hulse
Having opportunities to attend leadership institutes, advocate for rural Ohioans on the state and national level, facilitate young ag professionals events, and serve in a variety of leadership positions have helped my skills grow exponentially.Growing our Generation
Labor has always been an issue, mainly because we are a seasonal operation. So that's a challenge finding somebody who only wants to work three months out of a year, sometimes up to six months.Business Solutions
If it wasn't for Farm Bureau, I personally, along with many others, would not have had the opportunity to meet with our representatives face to face in Washington.Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience
I was gifted the great opportunity through an Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation Youth Pathways grant to run a series of summer camps here. That really expanded my vision of what ‘grow, maintain, sustain and explain’ could actually be.Farming for Good
I see the value and need to be engaged in the community I live in, to be a part of the decision-making process and to volunteer with organizations that help make our community better.Leadership development
Grant proposals are due by Nov. 4; all grant applicants must participate in a pre-submission pitch session Oct. 11.Read More
Farm Bureau’s message to lawmakers this week was to keep the trains moving and not to put more pressure on an already bogged down supply chain.Read More