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Ohio Farm Bureau leaders gathered to discuss legislative priorities with elected officials and to review judicial races that could affect Ohio's ag future. 

Mike Hannewald, of Lucas County, is the winner of Ohio Farm Bureau's Young Agricultural Professionals 2022 Discussion Meet competition.

County delegates updated policies, revised the membership structure and increased annual dues at the 2021 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting. 

With a strong farm economy and a good relationship to state leadership, Bill Patterson, the new president for Ohio Farm Bureau, believes Ohio agriculture is well-positioned for the future.

In an effort to diversify its revenue stream, Ohio Farm Bureau recently purchased the ag newspaper Ohio’s Country Journal and radio network Ohio Ag Net.

The pandemic’s influence was evident at the Ohio Farm Bureau’s annual meeting Dec. 7-11 — both in the way the meeting was conducted, and in the policy priorities delegates set for 2021.

Ohio Farm Bureau wants to change how national farm bureau policy defines "family." The proposal could be voted on as early as the January 2020 national convention.

Talking to Ohio Farm Bureau leaders last week, legislators and administrators hinted that a final trade deal with China was just around the corner, and the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement was also in the home stretch.

Ohio Farm Bureau honored two longtime volunteer leaders during its annual meeting, which also kicked off its centennial celebration.

Ohio Farm Bureau delegates voted to support an increase in motor fuels taxes to help fund repairs for rural roads and bridges, and also supported identifying alternative funding mechanisms.