News & Events

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OFBF's David White, director of commodity relations, bi-weekly blog.

Pigs, crates and consumers

Published Jan. 29, 2014

In his weekly blog, Ohio Farm Bureau Senior Director of Commodity Relations David White discusses pork industry giants Smithfield and Tyson recently announcing plans to develop animal welfare improvements that include moving away from the practice of using gestation crates.

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Farm Bill Passes in House

Published Jan. 29, 2014

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted 251 to 166 to pass H.R. 2642, the 2014 Farm Bill. The Senate could take up the measure as early as tomorrow but more likely early next week.

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Cold weather has farmers keeping an eye on propane supply

Published Jan. 24, 2014

Farmers and other Ohioans who heat with propane may face shortages during the current cold snap.

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What you should know about zoning and land use

Published Jan. 23, 2014

Many of Ohio’s local communities have instituted zoning as a way to orderly plan the various uses of land. However, important statutory protections limit the reach of local zoning to agricultural land in certain circumstances. Here are a few things to know about zoning and land use.

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AgriPOWER Class IV in Washington D.C.

Finding my Voice Through AgriPOWER

Published Jan. 22, 2014

AgriPOWER Class IV graduate Terri Bauer Studer explains how she found her voice through the Ohio Farm Bureau leadership and advocacy program. Applications for Class VI due April 18.

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