Consumers are paying higher prices at the grocery for beef, pork and poultry, and the four largest meat packing companies are making record profits, yet the farmers in the middle are losing money.Read More
The second annual Black farming conference (Black Farming: Community Land and Food Sovereignty) was held at Central State University Sept. 10-11, with support from Ohio Farm Bureau and Nationwide. This year’s conference focused on looking at the economic impacts and the power of the cooperative business model with an emphasis on the power of growing your own food — from seed saving to community gardening — and celebrating the contributions of the Black and underrepresented food and farming community. Nationwide hosted one of the event’s breakout sessions focusing on the needs of beginning farmers.
As a member of Farm Bureau, I am glad that this organization takes action when necessary to protect and advance agriculture.Policy Development
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.Hansen's Greenhouse
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.
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.Event Calendar
Through its policies it brings together people in the agricultural community and invests in building vibrant communities that support agriculture.Future employees, leaders
The letter addresses four key tax provisions that make it possible for farmers and ranchers to survive and pass their businesses on to the next generation: estate taxes, stepped-up basis, 199A small business deduction and like-kind exchanges.Read More