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Policy ideas can have national impact

 Leave a Comment In my article last month, I shared how the Trumbull County Farm Bureau held its annual meeting to honor scholarship winners and individuals who have made a difference in the county. But the evening was much more than just an evening of fellowship and a great meal. …

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Butler County Farm Bureau Centennial Celebration

 Leave a Comment For 100 years, Butler County Farm Bureau has been serving farming, rural and urban communities in the county. To mark our 100th year, the organization celebrated at the annual meeting Aug. 23 with a program highlighting the past years since our origination and honoring the leaders of …

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2019 Youth Capital Challenge nominations due Oct. 26

 Leave a Comment Exceptional community citizenship is one of the values that makes FFA, 4-H and Farm Bureau such successful organizations. These groups are partnering again for the 2019 Ohio Youth Capital Challenge, giving teens the chance to get involved and have a hands-on experience that will enable them to …

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Growing Our Generation

 Leave a Comment Stay connected to young Ohio farmers and ag professionals by subscribing to the Growing Our Generation e-newsletter. Discover insights and ideas directly from Ohio’s young farmers and food and agricultural professionals. Make ConnectionsGuest editors from across Ohio offer unique outlooks on current issues impacting young farmers.New OpportunitiesGet the …

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Great Ohio Lodges

Deer Creek Lodge and Conference Center is offering a special room rate during Farm Science Review: Single room: $79.99 and two-bedroom cabins: $129.99. Deer Creek is located 35 minutes from Farm Science Review. Call 740-869-2020 and ask for the Farm Science Review rate. FSR ad for OFB newsletter-1

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Field Day with Jordan Hoewischer: The Nature Conservancy

 Leave a Comment Ohio Farm Bureau’s Director of Water Quality and Research Jordan Hoewischer talked with Dr. Jessica D’Ambrosio of The Nature Conservancy earlier this summer. On this edition of Field Day, Hoewischer and D’Ambrosio discussed the role of The Nature Conservancy and how the organization works with farmers to help make …

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Following the policy development process

 Leave a Comment Ohio Farm Bureau is directed by its members, at all levels of the organization. They define the positions the organization takes on issues affecting farmers and rural residents through an annual policy development process. The grassroots process leads to the creation of policy positions that guide legislative …

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Farm Bureau policy committee begins work

 Leave a Comment Twenty Ohio Farm Bureau leaders are serving on the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Policy Development Committee. The committee collects and organizes public policy recommendations from county Farm Bureaus and presents the final policy suggestions to be voted on by Ohio Farm Bureau’s delegates during the state annual …

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