Bill Patterson of Chesterland has been elected the 25th president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.
OHHA support will promote the Standardbred industry to Farm Bureau members, and youth and career programs led by the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation.
The deadline to apply for grants during the spring grant cycle is April 1, 2021.
Ohio HBPA is donating to the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation, focusing on bringing more young people to careers in agriculture, as well as offering $5,000 in scholarships for incoming college freshmen pursuing agriculture-related majors.
During Ag Week, the Ohio Agriculture and Rural Communities Action Plan will be unveiled, laying out the major policy concerns Ohio Farm Bureau members have.
Scholarships are for Ohio students from rural, suburban and urban communities who are pursuing degrees connected in some way to agriculture.
The grants are courtesy of Farm Credit Mid-America and fund YAP-focused educational programming or events.
Stacie Anderson of Wood County is the winner of Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Agricultural Professionals 2021 Discussion Meet competition.
Leading the committee are Megan and Tyrone Brannon of Tuscarawas County, Kameron Rinehart of Fayette County and Bailey Elchinger of Henry County.
Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation recently added two new board members and elected 2021 officers of the board.