Danielle Burch of Salem has been elected to the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation board of trustees, representing members in District 9 composed of Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage and Stark counties.
Seven organizations will receive grants to fund efforts in agriculture-related programming.
Dave Gore will help Farm Bureau with design projects, in addition to helping with photography and video production.
Amanda Kolitsos will design Ohio Farm Bureau publications, among other design projects, in addition to overseeing Ohio Farm Bureau brand management.
Through the work of volunteers and staff, Ohio Farm Bureau reached a gain in active members, which now exceeds the 68,000 member mark.
Bill Patterson of Chesterland has been elected the 25th president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.
OHHA support will promote the Standardbred industry to Farm Bureau members, and youth and career programs led by the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation.
The deadline to apply for grants during the spring grant cycle is April 1, 2021.
Ohio HBPA is donating to the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation, focusing on bringing more young people to careers in agriculture, as well as offering $5,000 in scholarships for incoming college freshmen pursuing agriculture-related majors.
During Ag Week, the Ohio Agriculture and Rural Communities Action Plan will be unveiled, laying out the major policy concerns Ohio Farm Bureau members have.