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Agent visits strengthen Ohio Farm Bureau, Nationwide partnership

SUGAR SHACK KETTLE CORN helped “sweeten” this bi-annual visit to Nationwide Agents  Twice a year, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) coordinates a Nationwide Agent Visitation Week, which is an opportunity for Ohio Farm Bureau to reach out to the 456 Nationwide agents in Ohio…

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AFBF Foundation for Agriculture Names Children’s Book of the Year

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture presented its seventh annual “Book of the Year” award to Laurie Krebs for “The Beeman.” The book introduces young readers to bees, beekeepers and the pollination process. Krebs is a retired elementary school…

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‘Farmland’ The Movie

The documentary by Oscar-winning filmmaker James Moll gives an up close and personal look at some of the young farmers who raise the food we eat. Premiering nationwide this spring, the feature-length film provides a firsthand glimpse into the high-risk/high-reward…

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Every Animal Has a Story

THE FORUM – ANIMALS FOR LIFE FOUNDATION Join fellow enthusiasts for a fu ll day of meaningful contemplation, conversation and collaboration focusing on the human-animal bond at the 2014 Animals for Life Forum. Topics of the day will include how…

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Accepting Scholarship Applications Now through April 15th

The Fayette County Farm Bureau annually awards the Frank B. Sollars Memorial Scholarship sponsored by the Fayette County Farm Bureau for $2,000.00 to a graduating senior who will be entering a two or four year technical school or university majoring in agriculture. Applications…

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Farm Truck Awareness Safety Day

Farm Bureau is promoting this afternoon program on behalf of the Southwest Ohio Corn Growers because the value of the topics being discussed are vital to all of our farmers.  For those of you who attended the Workers’ Compensation meeting…

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Groundhog Breakfast…are we DONE wlth Winter!

When:  Friday, Jan. 31, 2014  Where:  Mahan Building – Fayette County Fairgrounds                213 Fairview Avenue – WCH 43160 Time:  6:30 a.m.  $200 Reserved VIP                  …

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Pistol Caliber Rifles For Deer Hunting

Columbus, Ohio — A policy proposed by Greene County Farm Bureau member Larry Moore supporting the use of Pistol Caliber Rifles (PCRs) for deer hunting was approved at the 95th OFBF Annual Meeting. The quorum of delegates from around the…

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Dr. Monte Anderson wins Agriculture Educator Award

Columbus, Ohio  – One of Ohio’s finest was awarded at the 95th Annual Meeting of OFBF. Dr. Anderson of Wilmington College was honored for his years of dedicated service and the nurturing of the many students that have studied under…

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Farmer’s Breakfast Series

Farmer’s Breakfast Series Monday, Dec. 9 Breakfast Steve Baker, Soil Scientist from NRCS will join us to talk about Soil Health. RSVP by December 6. Sponsored by Farm Credit    Friday, January 17 Breakfast Senator Bob Peterson will discuss Senate Bill…

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