For the first time in its more than 100 year history, Ohio Farm Bureau’s annual meeting will largely be held remotely across the state Dec. 7-11, 2020. Find all online activities here.
Action & Awareness Grants The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation recently awarded a total of $22,500 in grants to fund efforts in agriculture-related programming. The foundation funds programs that create a positive, measurable impact in four core areas of giving through…
In part 2 of the landowner liability series, Ohio Farm Bureau Policy Counsel Leah Curtis looks at the instances where a landowner could be found liable for a trespassers’ injuries, explaining intentional conduct and attractive nuisance.
The grassroots tradition of Ohio Farm Bureau members engaging with candidates seeking to fill open seats within the General Assembly continued to be a successful process, even as members and candidates adapted to the virtual screenings needed during a pandemic….
In mid-October, the Ohio Department of Agriculture requested funding to continue the H2Ohio water quality initiative through 2021. The $28 million ask was granted by the State of Ohio Controlling Board. “This shows a real commitment to improve water quality,…
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service have signed a new, five-year agreement to continue research for the Blanchard River Demonstration Farms Network project.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine was joined by Lt. Gov. Jon Husted Wednesday to request the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation send up to $5 billion in dividends to Ohio employers to ease the continued financial impact from the COVID-19 pandemic….
There are quite a few advantages of being a landowner, including tax deductions, returns on the investment and potential borrowing power. But owning land also comes with some liability. Leah Curtis explains.
Earlier this week, Ohio Farm Bureau’s state and county leaders were given an opportunity to visit exclusively with U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Topics covered included trade, dairy pricing, labor and water quality.
Pete Leonard of Westerville has been named chief information officer for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. He will be serving in a newly created leadership position in the organization. Prior to joining the Ohio Farm Bureau staff, Leonard was in an…