The correlation between agriculture and the equine industries is not hard to find. Farmers provide for the horses and, in turn, those horses are a major draw at county fairs.Read More
The first electric vehicle was created in 1832. Needless to say the technology has come a long way since that time, and now there are more than 10 million electric vehicles on the road. The vast majority of them are on California, New York, Florida and Texas highways, but when will we start seeing them in rural areas and even put to use on farms? On this Our Ohio Weekly, we take a look into electric vehicles and agriculture.
05:05 – Dale Arnold, Ohio Farm Bureau director of energy policy and Dr. Scott Shearer, a professor and chair of the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering at Ohio State University talk about the future of EV use in agriculture.
23:50 – On this week’s edition of To the Beat of Agriculture, meet Kyle Stockton, the recipient of Ohio Farm Bureau’s 2021 Outstanding Young Farmer Award and learn how he is leading the next generation of farmers.
32:20 – October is Cooperative Month. Tara Durbin, Farm Credit Mid-America senior vice president agricultural lending discusses the advantages and benefits of being part of a co-op.
42:20 – The Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association just wrapped up its 2021 Ohio fairs season. OHHA’s Frank Fraas has a recap.
I'm eternally grateful for the support Ohio Farm Bureau scholarships provided in helping me turn my dreams into reality.Available scholarships
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With not growing up on a farm, I’d say I was a late bloomer to agriculture. I feel so fortunate that I found the agriculture industry. There are so many opportunities for growth.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
Farm Bureau involvement has taught me how to grow my professional and leadership experience outside of the workforce and how to do that in a community-centric way.Young Ag Professionals program
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
Meet the 2022 winner, Barrett Zimmerman, the state’s Ag Educator of the Year.Read More
Congressman Bob Gibbs will be calling it a career when his term expires in two months. Before his years of public service, he held leadership roles at the county and state levels of Farm Bureau, once serving as president of the organization.Read More
Andy ‘Caygeon’ Junkin is helping many farms by doing the heavy lifting for weighty succession conversations. Junkin is widely recognized as the leading expert on farm succession and farm debt turnarounds.Read More
For the second year, Ohio Farm Bureau’s Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience included multiple groups joining forces to visit face-to-face with lawmakers about issues that could have major implications to Farm Bureau members across Ohio.Read More
Over the past year, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has started to develop a TMDL for the Maumee River watershed to address algal blooms and the sources of nutrients that attribute to those blooms.Read More