Professional development is goal of new institute launched by Farm Bureau

Professional development for farmers, entrepreneurs, and agribusiness and food industry professionals is the goal of the new Ohio Farm and Food Instit...

February 21st, 2016 |  


Ohio State seeks participants for Ohio Farm Custom Work Rate Survey

Ohio State seeks participants for Ohio Farm Custom Work Rate Survey

Agricultural economists from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University want to know how much Ohio gro...

February 14th, 2016 |  


Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation offers $18,000 in scholarships

The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation has $18,000 in scholarships available to Ohio students from rural, suburban and urban communities who are pursuing deg...

February 7th, 2016 |  



Agriculture fertilizer certification trainings offered in Central Ohio

Farmers who apply fertilizer on more than 50 acres are being encouraged to obtain their fertilizer applicator certification before this year’s p...

February 4th, 2016 |  


Ohio pipeline projects stir fears of compromised farmland integrity

Ohio pipeline projects stir fears of compromised farmland integrity

COLUMBUS - There are fears that two proposed pipelines, which would run through Ohio, will threaten the livelihood of some Ohio farmers.The proposed N...

February 4th, 2016 |  


Land, money obstacles for next generation of Ohio farmers

Land, money obstacles for next generation of Ohio farmers

COLUMBUS - The aging farm population in Ohio needs a new generation to fill its shoes, but young farmers face many obstacles getting off the ground.Li...

January 14th, 2016 |  


Ohio Farm Bureau opens new membership opportunities

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) is strengthening its advocacy efforts on behalf of Ohio’s farm and food community with the implementation...

January 7th, 2016 |  


Money, manure and toxic algae: Report connects the dots

Money, manure and toxic algae: Report connects the dots

COLUMBUS - A new report connects the dots between headline making toxic algae in Lake Erie and taxpayer dollars.Manure from confined animal feeding op...

December 15th, 2015 |  


Report: Pork and sauerkraut do well in Ohio’s ag landscape

Report: Pork and sauerkraut do well in Ohio’s ag landscape

Eating pork and sauerkraut on New Year’s Day is a culinary tradition in Ohio and other parts of the U.S., with roots in Germany and Eastern Euro...

December 14th, 2015 |  


Yearly Ohio event focuses on growing right by nature

Yearly Ohio event focuses on growing right by nature

COLUMBUS - Sustainable agriculture is becoming big business for Ohio, with farmers doubling their sales between 2008 and 2014, according to data from ...

December 7th, 2015 |