Young Ag Professionals

The Young Ag Professionals program is designed to provide leadership development and professional growth opportunities to Farm Bureau members who are 18-35. This program hosts many activities including the Winter Leadership Conference, Summer Farm Tours, Washington D.C. Leadership Experience and more. Learn more.

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Help plan next year’s Young Ag Professionals conference

Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Ag Professionals program is accepting applications for its state committee. The committee is comprised of 16 members who suggest, develop and conduct activities that provide opportunities for young farmers and ag professionals including planning the yearly leadership conference and hosting Young Agricultural Professionals in a variety of in- and out-of-state events.

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Caraway wins 2016 Ohio Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

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.

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Apply by April 15 for AgrPOWER Class VIII

Applications for Class VIII of AgriPOWER, a leadership and advocacy development program, which will consist of seven multi-day institutes (17 total days), are now available and due April 15. Twenty individuals will be selected to participate in AgriPOWER.

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AgriPOWER Class VII learns about local government in fifth session

AgriPOWER Class VII participants traveled to Tuscarawas County in January to study local government including township and county government as well as school board and funding. They also toured local agricultural operations and toured areas of oil and gas production. Two members of the class shared their experiences in blogs.

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AgriPOWER Class VII session 5: Agvocating with local government, schools

AgriPOWER Institute Class VII participant Shelly Detwiler of Marysville discusses his experience in the program’s fifth session focusing on local government, tax law and CAUV.

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AgriPOWER Class VII session 5: CAUV, tax law

AgriPOWER Institute Class VII participant Jeff Adams of Urbana discusses his experience in the program’s fifth session focusing on local government, tax law and CAUV.

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Eastern Ohio hay farmers, Eric and Shelly Prysi

Eric and Shelly Prysi Tuscarawas County took a turn as featured editor of the Growing Our Generation eletter where twice a month young farmers and ag professionals in Ohio share their stories, insight and tips.

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More than 700 young farmers and ag professionals gathered to learn, network, have fun

This past weekend, more than 700 young farmers and agricultural professionals from across Ohio came together in Columbus for the 2016 Young Ag Professionals Leadership Experience conference for networking, learning and fun.

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What will 700 young farmers and ag professionals learn, discuss?

Ohio Farm Bureau Young Ag Professionals’ annual conference is bringing together more than 700 food and farm advocates for learning, fellowship and fun. Get to know the committee that organized this event and learn how to follow along with this weekend’s happenings.

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Emerging Ag Conference

Wright State Collegiate Young Farmers & the Darke and Mercer County Farm Bureau presents the 2nd annual Emerging Ag Conference, Saturday, February 20, 2016. Cost: $5 member, $10 non-member Registration Deadline: February 5, 2016 Call 855-335-1471 or email [email protected] to register….

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