Follow the latest updates from American Farm Bureau's 94th Annual Meeting, Jan. 13-16, 2013.
News & Events
- Senate passes agritourism bill
- Legal with Leah: Ag sales tax exemption
- Vertical Farming on 'Town Hall Ohio'
- Growing Our Generation: Telling the story of agriculture
- OFBF pushes for action on proposed CAUV legislation
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The calendar has turned to 2013, which means thereís a whole new year of Farm Bureau fun, activities and opportunities popping up across the state. Here's a look at what county Farm Bureaus are sharing on their blogs this month.
The Animals for Life Foundation (AFL) is accepting grant proposals from organizations planning programs that promote its mission pillars of animal care, animal use and the human-animal bond.
The agriculture community is passionate about agriculture education. Whether itís training the next generation of farmers or reaching out to the 98 percent of individuals who are several generations removed from first-hand farming experiences, we know there is a need to connect agriculture education to many audiences.
Ohio Farm Bureau members and their policy positions were well represented at the American Farm Bureau annual meeting. The delegate body accepted several Ohio resolutions, adding them to national policy.
Ohio Farm Bureau Senior Director of Field Services, Brian Peach gives an update on the recently launched 2013 membership campaign.
Two Ohioans received national awards and one was elected to the board at the 2013 American Sheep Industry (ASI) Convention in San Antonio, Texas Jan. 22- 27.
The National Association of Wheat Growers announced its choices for the 2012 Wheat Advocate Award, an award given annually to members of Congress who have demonstrated support for the wheat industry above and beyond the norm. Two of the recipients of the award are Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown and Rep. Bob Gibbs.
Ohio Farm Bureau members logged into a members-only web meeting to get the latest information about oil and gas leasing and exploration in the state. Members are also invited to join Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Legal Education Leah Curtis Feb. 27 for an online meeting about Ohioís CAUV program.
Hundreds of Ohio Farm Bureau members from throughout the state will converge in Columbus on Feb. 12 to discuss the organization's priority issues for the year and meet with their legislators. Follow all the updates here.