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One free Fall Soil Test for Farm Bureau members

 Leave a Comment Show your Farm Bureau membership card at Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake or Trumbull County OSU Extension offices between Oct. 25 and Nov. 30, 2018 to get your FREE test!  Only valid for Farm Bureau members.* Who should soil test?  Anyone applying lime and/or fertilizer to gardens, yards, pastures, …

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Grants available for young ag professionals programming

 Leave a Comment Farm Credit Mid-America will again provide grant funding to support Young Agricultural Professionals programming. County YAP groups and Collegiate Farm Bureau groups may apply for the grants. Eight $500 grants will go to local YAP groups and two $500 grants will go to Collegiate Farm Bureau groups. …

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2018-2019 Community Council Discussion Guide

 Leave a Comment The November 2018-April 2019 Discussion Guide for Community Councils includes six discussion topics, giving groups a few options for meetings scheduled through the winter and into spring. Participation from community council members ensures Ohio Farm Bureau continues to focus on critical issues, create better policy and help people work together to …

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Members urged to take action on farm bill

 Leave a Comment   With the election behind us, both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives are respectively in discussions to find a pathway to pass a farm bill. If a bill is not passed in the next few weeks, a new Congress will take office in January …

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Ohio Farm Bureau sponsors Farmers Crossing

Ohio Farm Bureau is teaming up with the Mid-America Restaurant Expo, presented by the Ohio Restaurant Association to promote Farmers Crossing, an all-new area dedicated to local farmers and highlighting the farm-to-table concept. The expo is an annual restaurant and food service industry trade show that takes place at the Greater Columbus Convention …

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Field Day with Jordan Hoewischer: Water quality in Michigan

 Leave a Comment In the latest episode of Field Day with Jordan Hoewischer, Ohio Farm Bureau’s Director of Water Quality and Research talks with a representative from our neighbors up north, Laura Campbell. Campbell manages the agricultural ecology department for Michigan Farm Bureau. Hoewischer and Campbell discussed how issues in …

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Job Opportunity: Ohio State Fair Intern

 Leave a Comment The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) is seeking three individuals to serve as interns for the Ohio State Fair Land and Living Exhibit in 2019. The interns will assist OFBF in hiring and providing direction (with OFBF staff assistance) to State Fair ambassadors. All interns will be …

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Centennial Gun Raffle

 Leave a Comment As part of the Ohio Farm Bureau Centennial, and in support of the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation, a Henry Big Boy .44 magnum, a Henry Golden Boy .22 long rifle and a Ruger American Rimfire Farmer edition will be raffled, plus members have the option of purchasing …

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