Our Ohio Weekly

Our Ohio Weekly shares the story of Ohio agriculture and Ohio Farm Bureau. Each week, this radio program and podcast features guests who represent leaders in agriculture, government, academia and the food industry, among others. Host Ty Higgins talks to interesting guests and brings the story of Ohio agriculture to life by featuring Farm Bureau members and staff who are working hard all across Ohio.



Advocating and educating about ag's needs through COVID-19

Over the past 2 months, as farmers and those all along Ohio’s food supply system have continued their essential work, Ohio Farm Bureau has been hard at work as well. Advocating and educating to help members and everyone involved in agriculture navigate through the many challenges brought on by COVID-19. On this Our Ohio Weekly, here from two leaders of Ohio’s largest farm organization about the efforts being made at the state and national level. 00:00 - Ohio Farm Bureau's director of water quality and research, Jordan Hoewischer discusses the revamped launch of H2Ohio. 05:10 - Ohio Farm Bureau president Frank Burkett shares the challenges farmers like him have been facing due to the Coronavirus pandemic. 23:50 - Lisa Kahlig talks about her experience in Farm Bureau's Women's Communication Boot Camp "To the Beat of Agriculture". 32:20 - Ohio Farm Bureau's executive vice president Adam Sharp covers the myriad of ways his organization has worked with state and national leaders to share the current needs of members and what long-term issues they may be facing.


 2020-05-25  48m