Tag: Washington D.C.

OFB in Jordan office

71st Ohio Farm Bureau Presidents’ Trip recap

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and its county presidents made their 71st annual trek to the nation’s capital this past week, discussing the top issues for agriculture with the nation’s lawmakers. This video takes a look at the trip from start to finish and some of the highlights during this important time of change for [...]

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Sen. Sherrod Brown speaking to Farm Bureau

Passion of the farmer on display during County Presidents’ Trip

A relatively light amount of snow slightly altered the Wednesday plans for the 2017 Farm Bureau County Presidents’ Trip to Washington D.C. after the federal government had been put on a 3-hour-delay due to the wintry wonderland. The changes went undetected as the day brought a wealth of knowledge from agriculture-related professionals, including senior leadership [...]

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L to R - Swayde Finch, Shane Souders, Mr. Steve Wilhelm, Kaylan Turnmire, Jared Weller.

Urbana FFA members attend Washington Leadership Conference

Urbana FFA sent four members to the Washington Leadership Conference on July 14 through July 19. Kaylan Turnmire, Shane Souders, Swayde Finch and Jared Weller were sent to Washington to learn the importance of personal growth, leadership development and community service. During Washington Leadership Conference students were able to learn the four themes ”Citizenship, Me, We, Do, Serve.” During [...]

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Not a Picasso in Town

I, like many other Americans (90% of them), am at my wits end when it comes to what is happening and not happening in Washington. I have blogged about the dysfunction inside the beltway on many occasions. This blog was first penned over 18 months ago, and unfortunately, it still holds true. March 8th, 2012 [...]

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