Brent Porteus of Coshocton has been re-elected president of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and to serve as District 12 trustee, serving members from Coshocton, Holmes, Knox and Licking counties.
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A 250-page strategic plan titled Ohio Farm Bureau's Envisioned Future — The New Era was developed in 2009 to guide the organization in coming years.
Three hundred and forty six delegates represented their county Farm Bureaus and voted on policies that will shape the direction of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) in 2010 at the organization’s 91st annual meeting in Cincinnati this month.
Ohio Farmer Editor Tim White named OFBF Executive Vice President Jack Fisher his Ohio Ag Man of the Year for his leadership on livestock issues and the passage of Issue 2 in November.
Passed in the Senate Wednesday, a bill to help facilitate the transfer of the NPDES program for concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) and storm water associated with construction activity to ODA from Ohio EPA is now awaiting the governor’s signature.
President Porteus re-elected, three new members join board of trustees
Priorities include climate change, wildlife damage, Extension funding and challenges to dairy farmers.
Outstanding contributions to Ohio agriculture recognized at annual meeting
Ohio Farm Bureau leaders congratulate members, but look toward year ahead on second day of annual meeting
Speakers tell Farmers to do the speaking on opening day of Annual Meeting
Three finalists competing for Ohio Farm Bureau's Outstanding Young Farmer
Four finalists up for Excellence in Agriculture Award at Ohio Farm Bureau annual meeting.
New hire joins Ohio Farm Bureau
A carrot farmer and volunteers in northwest Ohio harvest and donate more than 180,000 pounds of carrots to Ohio food banks.
Ohio Farm Bureau delegates from around the state will convene to determine policy for coming year and compete for awards during annual meeting.
In Time for the Holidays, Cincinnati, Fairborn, and Marion Residents are Sweepstakes Winners.
Linsey Howell, daughter of David and Lora Howell of Danville, is the 2009 recipient of the $1,000 Ralph Grimshaw Memorial Scholarship sponsored by the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association.
Climate change legislation, livestock care issues and social media tools will be at the forefront of topics discussed during conferences at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 91st annual meeting, Jan. 10-13, in Seattle, Wash.
Ohioans passed three separate constitutional amendments in the recently concluded election; those decisions will be analyzed by Statehouse reporters Bill Hershey of the Dayton Daily News and Mark Kovak of the Youngstown Vindicator on this week’s Town Hall Ohio.
Whether it’s a drop in demand for their products, negative publicity or rising grain and fuel costs, some farmers across Ohio are feeling financially pinched and turning to state and federal agencies for help.
The Ohio Division of Wildlife (DOW) recently issued a challenge to Ohio hunters to double the amount of venison that is donated to Ohioans in need.
Voters have answered that question and the Livestock Care Standards Board has been established. We should now all agree that it must live up to its constitutional charge of protecting Ohio farms, families and animals.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation (Foundation) is holding its fifth annual Rural-Urban Community Auction through Dec. 2 to support its Community Grantsmanship and scholarship programs.
Carbon monoxide (CO) can be a serious problem for you, your family members and your pets. Overexposure to this invisible, odorless and poisonous gas can cause sickness and, in some cases, even death.
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