The Discussion Meet tests participants’ subject knowledge, problem solving abilities and personal and small group communications skills. Applications are due Oct. 31 to Ohio Farm Bureau, with semi-finals being held Nov. 30 as part of the Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum in Columbus.
Elizabeth Long of Madison County took a turn as featured editors of the Growing Our Generation e-newsletter, where twice a month young farmers and agriculture professionals in Ohio share their stories, insight and tips.
A contingent of 25 represented Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Ag Professionals at American Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers & Ranchers conference in Kansas City Feb. 12-16. Two Wilmington College Students, Dillon Davidson and Mat Hursey, represented Ohio in the Collegiate Discussion Meet.
The 2016 Discussion Meet finalists are our guests this week on Town Hall Ohio. The four finalists are Stephen Caraway of West Union, Mike Derringer of Eaton, Andy Korb of Oxford and Joy Sizemore of Monroeville.
Stephen Caraway of West Union is the winner of the 2016 Ohio Farm Bureau Discussion Meet. The final round of the competition was held during Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Agricultural Professionals Leadership Conference Jan. 29 in Columbus.
Elizabeth Long advanced to the Sweet 16 round of the Discussion Meet and Marlene Eick advanced to the top ten round of the Excellence in Ag contest. Nick and Jessica Dailey, Marlene Eick and Elizabeth Long competed in the national Achievement Award, Excellence in Agriculture Award and Discussion Meet competitions, respectively, this week at the American Farm Bureau Annual Convention.
Four finalists have been named in Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2016 Discussion Meet. They are Stephen Caraway of West Union, Mike Derringer of Eaton, Andy Korb of Oxford and Joy Sizemore of Monroeville.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Agricultural Professionals are accepting entries for the 2016 Discussion Meet contest. Entry forms are due Nov. 2. The Discussion Meet contest is an exercise in cooperative problem solving, designed to give participants experience in leading a group discussion…
Serious issues deserve serious considerations, and young adults are preparing themselves to become thought leaders. That’s the goal of Farm Bureau’s annual discussion meet. Young people in the food sector talking about issues important to farmers and consumers alike.