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2016 Discussion Meet Finalists on ‘Town Hall Ohio’

Every year Ohio Farm Bureau hosts the discussion meet. It could also be called the leadership training contest, because in a nutshell, the idea is to help young adults develop their skills in small group communications. Which would lead to…

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Ag In The News, Feb. 8 – 12

Stay in the know with updates on food and farming topics in the news throughout each week with Ohio Farm Bureau senior director of corporate communications Joe Cornely.

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Dillon Davidson, sophomore student
President of Collegiate Farm Bureau at Wilmington College
Contact:
Dillon Davidson
ddavidson@wilmington.edu
419-310-4368

Farm Bureau on campus at Wilmington College

With over 1,100 students attending Wilmington College in Clinton County, the College of Agriculture stands out as one of the largest areas of study on campus. The school has recently rejuvenated the Wilmington College Collegiate Farm Bureau program to encourage…

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Caraway wins 2016 Ohio Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

Stephen Caraway of West Union is the winner of the 2016 Ohio Farm Bureau Discussion Meet. The final round of the competition was held during Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Agricultural Professionals Leadership Conference Jan. 29 in Columbus.

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Ohio Farm Bureau sets state priority issues for 2016

Ohio Farm Bureau has set six state priority issues for 2016: water quality; taxation and business climate; building community through economic development; energy; quality of life issues, and increasing grassroots awareness and involvement.

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Apply by April 15 for AgrPOWER Class VIII

Applications for Class VIII of AgriPOWER, a leadership and advocacy development program, which will consist of seven multi-day institutes (17 total days), are now available and due April 15. Twenty individuals will be selected to participate in AgriPOWER.

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Agriculture fertilizer certification training scheduled throughout Ohio

Farmers who apply fertilizer on more than 50 acres are being encouraged to obtain their fertilizer applicator certification before this year’s planting season. Ohio Farm Bureau is asking farmers to attend a training session being conducted by the Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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Support growing for additional CAUV changes

Ohio’s agricultural community is supporting Ohio Farm Bureau’s second round of suggested changes to the Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) formula.

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Giving Where it Counts: 2015 county project highlights, funded by your membership

Last year Farm Bureau members worked together to address community challenges such as hunger, water quality and the environment, youth and adult education, wellness, sustaining local foods and more. Your membership dollars helped make it possible. These are project highlights from 2015.

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Aultman Farms grow local seeds for Ohio Certified Seeds on Our Ohio TV

In a recent episode of Our Ohio TV, Farm Bureau member Matt Aultman shares how he grows many different soybean crops on his farm in western Ohio, but it is the Ohio Certified Seeds he is proudest to see sprout every spring. Those seeds are not genetically engineered, and they are verified for purity and proper handling by the non-profit Ohio Seed Improvement Association.

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