Our Ohio Weekly

From the food supply chain to rural broadband, regulatory reform to energy solutions, there is a lot on the plate of Ohio Farm Bureau as the organization advocates for the best interests of farmers and rural communities in Ohio. But don’t worry; there is a plan for solving those issues and many more. On this Our Ohio Weekly, learn all about Farm Bureau’s Ohio Agriculture and Rural Communities Action Plan and how that plan is being put into place at the local, state and national levels.

00:00 – Adam Sharp, executive vice president of Ohio Farm Bureau and OFBF Senior Director of State and National Policy Brandon Kern talk about some of the organization’s policy issues for 2021.

23:50 – “To the Beat of Agriculture”, meet a farmer who had a lucrative career outside of agriculture, but couldn’t resist the pull for he and his wife to get back home.

32:20 – Ohio Farm Bureau Policy Counsel Leah Curtis talks about a recent win for Farm Bureau members in an eminent domain case.

42:20 -Ivory Harlow, organization director for Ross County Farm Bureau, shares the success story of their M.A.D.E. on the Farm event helping area youth stay drug free.

Farm Bureau is an incredible organization that has given me countless professional development opportunities in addition to advocating for all sizes and types of farmers.
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Shana Angel

Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau

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, D.C.
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Austin Heil

Hardin County Farm Bureau

Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience
Through its policies it brings together people in the agricultural community and invests in building vibrant communities that support agriculture.
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Eric Bernstein

Wyandot County Farm Bureau

Future employees, leaders
If you have issues with local planning or have legal questions, someone at the Farm Bureau has the answer for you, or they’ll connect you with someone who does.
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Gayle Hansen

Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau

Hansen's Greenhouse
As a member of Farm Bureau, I am glad that this organization takes action when necessary to protect and advance agriculture.
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Mary Smallsreed

Trumbull County Farm Bureau

Policy Development
We go to a lot of Farm Bureau events, and there’s a lot of camaraderie built because you’re meeting with people who have similar interests and goals.
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Andy Hollenback

Licking County Farm Bureau

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