Ohio Farm Bureau Community Council

Spring 2016 Community Council Discussion Packet

Spring is here. It’s that time of year when everyone around the farm is getting equipment ready to run, field work will soon be at fever pitch and the only seat many folks want to occupy is a tractor seat. When…


Going hog wild: Hard work pays off for siblings in the show ring

Story by Amy Beth Graves  |  Photos by Dave Liggett When the piglets arrive, they’re greeted with cookies and marshmallows. The sweets are much more than a welcome reception – they mark the beginning of a long training process to…


What’s for Dinner? Making the most of meals, mealtime.

There is one simple, daily question that can fill a parent’s heart with dread and anxiety unlike any other. Yes, what is for dinner?


#TakeOverTuesday: Circle C Acres, Butler County

Every Tuesday an Ohio Farm Bureau member takes over the Ohio Farm Bureau Instagram for the day to share a day in their life. Check in through out the day or follow us on Instagram, @OhioFarmBureau, to meet new Ohio farmers and ag professionals every #TakeOverTuesday.


Growing Our Generation: Talking about the tough ag issues

Christen Clemson of Trumbull County took a turn as featured editors of the Growing Our Generation e-newsletter, where twice a month young farmers and agriculture professionals in Ohio share their stories, insight and tips.


Keeping Your Green Space Green on ‘Town Hall Ohio’

Gardening and yard care is big fun and big business. Studies say 78% of Americans have either a lawn or some form of landscaping. Nearly half of all Americans engage in some kind of gardening. But the numbers drop when…


Ag In The News Apr. 25 – 29

For Wednesday: Dannon to go GMO-less, Ohio bacon farmers create virual classrooms.

Water quality collage

Farmers’ efforts having positive impact on state’s water quality

Clean water is our state’s most important natural resource and Ohio’s farmers are stepping up to help protect it. Here is a look at farmers’ progress in helping improve the state’s water quality.

Save on LED bulbs with Grainger

Earth Day friendly LED lightbulbs available from Grainger

Here is an Earth Day bonus for Farm Bureau members.  Spend less and keep your lights on longer with Grainger Choice LED lightbulbs from LumaPro. Learn more about which bulb is right for you. Members can save on Grainger products…


Agriculture is Cool! – and it can get you into the Ohio State Fair for free!

The Ohio Department of Agriculture today announced it will begin accepting entries for the 2016 “Agriculture is Cool!” Creative Expressions contest. Children enrolled in school or home schooled in Ohio during the 2015-2016 academic year have until June 6, 2016…