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
A different type of farm is coming to the Buckeye State. Soon, the town of Pioneer, Ohio will be home to a nearly 500,000 square feet facility that will be used to grow Atlantic Salmon. Science and technology breakthroughs from 30 years ago have spawned into a burgeoning industry where farms grow quality food for a booming world population and produce that food with their neighbors and the environment in mind. On this Our Ohio Weekly, learn more about AquaBounty, one of Ohio’s newest farmers.
00:00 – AquaBounty President and CEO, Sylvia Wulf gives insights into the salmon industry and her company’s plans for growth to meet market demands.
23:50 – Young Ag Professionals State Committee member Sara Tallmadge tells her ag story “To the Beat of Agriculture” and has important information about the 2022 YAP Winter Leadership Experience.
32:20 – Micah Mensing, Farm Credit Mid-America’s Growing Forward Specialist, shares how his organization supports the next generation of agriculture.
42:20 – The Thanksgiving Dinner Price Survey was recently released by American Farm Bureau. Their Senior Economist, Veronica Nigh, has the details.
I'm eternally grateful for the support Ohio Farm Bureau scholarships provided in helping me turn my dreams into reality.Available scholarships
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
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