Our Ohio

Our Ohio tells stories that build community around Ohio Farm Bureau’s mission of forging a partnership between farmers and consumers. Our Ohio explores how agriculture impacts the daily lives of all Ohioans. Support Our Ohio.

(Left to Right) Kara Griffith-VP and membership Liason for the collegiate farm bureau  and Dillon Davidson at Wilmington College 

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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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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(Left to Right) Phillip, Wesley, Bill and Matthew. VanScoys VanScoy Farms Ridgeview, Ohio.(Jodi Miller)

Flexibility is key to next-generation farming success

A look into the life of three brothers who are preparing for ag careers on and off their vegetable and livestock operation in Hardin County.

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Episode of Our Ohio TV featuring a Robotic Dairy

Milking technology helps foster a human touch

Davidson Dairy and their “robot milkers” are the subject of this recent segment of the Our Ohio TV series.

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Food shoot with Ohio Nuts for Our Ohio Magazine.(Jodi Miller)

Ohio-made Nocino Liqueur

Farm Bureau member Joe Cullman of Cullman Tree Farm in Marysville supplies half of the Ohio-grown black walnuts that Farm Bureau member Watershed Distillery uses to craft its luscious Italian-style liqueur, Nocino, an intensely nutty flavored spirit. In the early…

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Membership dollars supporting communities

Your membership dollars are used in a variety of ways, one of which is supporting programs, events and charities in communities all across Ohio. Nearly all county Farm Bureaus use membership dollars to plan events that raise money for food…

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Harvest for Hospice: Raising funds, friends at farm-to-plate event

Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau’s Harvest for Hospice event brought together friends and the community at a farm-to-plate event at Rivercrest Farm to raise $26,000 for Community Hospice.

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Home Soil: Veterans turn to farming for life after the military

Meet a few of the Ohioans who have served their country and are now working with the Farmer-Veteran Coalition to keep Ohio growing.

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Strong Foundation: Farm Bureau Foundation relaunches with new campaign

Initiatives like the Buckeye Lake project are at the root of the foundation’s new fundraising campaign—Strong Foundation. According to Executive Director Shawn Cleveland, the foundation’s mission remains the same—focusing on awarding scholarships to students pursuing agriculture studies and awarding grants on a local level for agriculture initiatives.

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