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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Music with OSU President Drake on ‘Town Hall Ohio’

Regular listeners know one of the signatures of Town Hall Ohio is its incorporation of music. Coming out of commercials we try to employ what we call bumpers – clips of songs that fit the theme of the week’s discussion….

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How to get an agritourism sign

Ohio Farm Bureau has agritourism signs available for sale to members to help comply with the new law.

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Financial Planning on ‘Town Hall Ohio’

Of Ben Franklin’s many famous quotes, one most often cited is “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” When it comes to our financial resources, few of us can afford to fail. Today, Kirt Walker of Nationwide…

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Development, Food and Farm on ‘Town Hall Ohio’

Ohio is a unique state. We have 11.5 million people, and for virtually every one of us, there’s a farm within a 20 or 30 minute drive. Both urban and rural Ohioans desire a strong local economy and a fulfilling quality of life.

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Join a local Young Ag Professionals group

Local level Young Ag Professionals groups are popping up all across the state. Each group’s activities is driven by those who participate with some focusing on educational activities, some on social activities and some combine both. Find out where these local groups are in this directory. If there is not a group near you contact your county Farm Bureau about starting one!

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Central State on ‘Town Hall Ohio’

Since the second Morrill Act of 1890, Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio has sought designation as a land grant university. Two years ago, that goal was attained. On this episode of Town Hall Ohio, we welcome leaders from Central…

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Town Hall Ohio stations and times

Listing of Town Hall Ohio stations and air times.

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Interest growing about Blanchard Demonstration Farm project

Word is spreading about Ohio Farm Bureau and U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service’s five-year demonstration farm project in the Western Lake Erie Basin.  Three farms in the Blanchard River Watershed are showcasing new and innovative conservation practices…

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Helping grow Ohio’s agritourism industry

New bill addresses zoning, liability and tax concerns

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Farmers interested in helping pollinators

The Farm Service Agency’s CP42 Pollinator Habitat practice offers farmers a way to create longer-lasting meadows of high-quality native wildflowers that support pollinators and other wildlife populations.

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