AgriPOWER Institute Class VII participant Chris Kick blogs what he learned about interacting with media and being an effective spokesperson during the second session of AgriPOWER.
Michelle Abfall, a grain cattle farmer in Athens County, writes about how she and her husband got involved in Ohio Farm Bureau its Young Ag Professionals program. This blog is part of their turn as featured editors of the ‘Growing Our Generation’ eletter.
Michelle Abfall, a grain cattle farmer in Athens County, writes about the importance of talking about agriculture, even just casually with friends. This blog is part of their turn as featured editors of the ‘Growing Our Generation’ eletter.
Dr. Emily Buck of New Bloomington is participating in the eighth class of American Farm Bureau’s Partners in Agricultural Leadership (PAL) class, and recently traveled to New York City for the first session, which focused on connecting to consumers. Watch a video she made about the experience
The Southern Ohio Agricultural & Community Development Foundation is offering an unprecedented opportunity for progressive young farmers. The Pat Raines Young Farmer Grant program is designed to facilitate growing an agricultural enterprise to the next level.
AgriPOWER Institute Class VII met for its first session where they got to know one another, learned about their personalities, strengths and skills as well as worked on public speaking skills. Two class members, Angela Shoemaker and Vicky Shaw, blogged about the experience. Excerpts from their blogs are below with links to the full blogs.
AgriPOWER Institute Class VII participant Angela Shoemaker of Louisville discusses her experience in the program’s first session and learning to step out of her comfort zone.
Twelve young Ohioans have been named recipients of $1,500 college scholarships from the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Foundation. Supported by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, the Foundation annually recognizes Ohio students for their academic effort, engagement in their communities and career interests that link agriculture to community service, education or scientific research.
Farmers, producers and brewers interested in learning more about hops production can attend the Northwest Ohio Hops Workshop Aug. 25. Offered by experts from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University, the workshop will…
Agronomists, educators and plant pathologists with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at the Ohio State University will discuss drought-tolerant corn hybrids and how to improve soil quality during a Field Crops Day July 30. The free workshop…