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Health Benefits Plan meets needs of small businesses

 Leave a Comment One of the greatest challenges for many small businesses and sole proprietors is filling the need for health care for themselves and their employees. In its tradition of developing solutions to members’ problems, the Ohio Farm Bureau Health Benefits Plan is now available to qualified participants. “Members have been telling us for years that they need a …

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Farmers concerns grow as pipeline construction progresses

 Leave a Comment As multiple pipeline projects move to construction phase throughout the state, they haven’t come without some headaches for farmers. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has seen a growing number of farmer concerns with regard to drainage activities and soil remediation as part of the ET Rover pipeline …

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Farm Bureau launches energy program

 3 Comments Ohio Farm Bureau is partnering with an Ohio-based energy management firm, Community Energy Advisors, to establish the Ohio Farm Bureau Energy Program. The program will assist members in making energy choices, shopping for energy, learning about rebate options and the best ways to manage their energy resources. “We …

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Summer 2018 Community Councils Discussion Guide

 Leave a Comment The Summer 2018 Discussion Guide for Community Councils includes four discussion topics, giving groups a few options for meetings scheduled during spring through the summer. Participation from community council members ensures Ohio Farm Bureau continues to focus on critical issues, create better policy and help people work together to get things done. Topics Leadership …

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Deadline extended: Enroll by June 22 for new dairy program

 Leave a Comment UPDATE: USDA has extended the deadline for dairy producers to sign up for the Farm Service Agency’s Margin Protection Program – Dairy (MPP) through Friday, June 22. All dairy operations must make new coverage elections for 2018, even if the operation was enrolled during the previous 2018 signup period that …

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