Ohio meat processors like Jamie Graham, owner of R & C Packing, have been hard pressed to keep up with demand for their services. Consumer interest in locally raised meat has been steadily increasing in recent years, and the COVID-19 pandemic boosted demand further.Read More
Farm Bureau is dedicated to helping maintain Ohio’s vital rural communities. A variety of our priority issues focus on rural investment including county fairs, 4-H and FFA, promoting policies to increase meat and poultry processing capacity in Ohio, addressing farm stress and mental health, and advocating for rural broadband expansion.
The House of Representatives recently passed the long-awaited Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The legislation contains investments in traditional infrastructure that will benefit farmers and rural communities.Read More
It takes time to both build community support and then to build out the fiber network itself, but Ohio Gig doesn’t go into a community looking for a monetary investment, but a credibility one.Read More
Farmers are encouraged to think about some of the items they will most likely need over the harvest season and get those orders in as soon as possible.Read More
Youth Cooperative Leadership Experience for to Ohio Appalachia students exploring career and educational opportunities in farming, food and agribusiness.Read More