Issues

Farm Bureau works to identify and address issues that impact Ohio’s food and farm community. Priority issues include work on property taxes, water quality, energy development, promoting good government and securing a proper business climate for agriculture to prosper.

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Hamilton County Farm Bureau spends day in Columbus at Ag Day at the Capital

On Feb. 9, a snow filled Tuesday, Farm Bureau members from every county in Ohio traveled to the state capital to participate in Ag Day at the Capital – a function where Ohio Farm Bureau members meet with Ohio legislatures…

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#TakeOverTuesday: Josh Henderson, Muskingum County, Ag Day at the Capital

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 farmers…

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Your help is needed on Big Data survey

American Farm Bureau is asking farmers to fill out a brief survey on Big Data.

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2016 Discussion Meet Finalists on ‘Town Hall Ohio’

The 2016 Discussion Meet finalists are our guests this week on Town Hall Ohio. The four finalists are Stephen Caraway of West Union, Mike Derringer of Eaton, Andy Korb of Oxford and Joy Sizemore of Monroeville.

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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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State Rep. Mike Henne Addresses CAUV

Rep. Mike Henne shares this guest column with Montgomery County farmers: Addressing the CAUV It is no secret to many in our farming community that the property tax rate for farms, also known as the CAUV, has drastically increased over…

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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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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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Grain Bin Safety week, contest for fire departments for grain rescue tubes

In conjunction with Grain Bin Safety Week Feb. 21-27, Ohio Farm Bureau partner Nationwide is teaming up with the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety and other supporters to award first responders with grain bin rescue tubes and specialized grain rescue training.

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