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State Sen. Bob Peterson talks with Ohio farmers at the 2017 Ag Day at the Capital.
Gary Brock | Rural Life Today
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Ag Day at the Capital set for Feb. 28

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COLUMBUS — The Ohio Farm Bureau’s annual Ag Day at the Capital will take place Wednesday, Feb 28 at the Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square, 75 E. State Street.

This event brings several hundred county Farm Bureau leaders to Columbus to learn about current issues in the legislature and conduct visits with their lawmakers. Below is an agenda of the day’s events.

8 a.m. – Registration;

9 a.m. – Opening remarks: Frank Burkett III, president, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation;

Review of Ohio Farm Bureau priority issues;

Group planning meetings for legislative visits;

10:40 a.m. – Legislative visits (for designated groups);

11 a.m. – Breakout sessions:

Water quality mythbusting;

Making Farm Bureau’s policy process work;

Noon – Lunch – farmers and lawmakers;

Welcoming remarks: Senate President Larry Obhof, House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger. Keynote speaker: Liliana Esposito, chief communications officer, The Wendy’s Company.

2 p.m. – Legislative visits (for designated groups);

Breakout sessions:

Water quality mythbusting;

Making Farm Bureau’s policy process work.

State Sen. Bob Peterson talks with Ohio farmers at the 2017 Ag Day at the Capital.
http://www.rurallifetoday.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/56/2018/02/web1_c-last-AG-Day.jpgState Sen. Bob Peterson talks with Ohio farmers at the 2017 Ag Day at the Capital. Gary Brock | Rural Life Today

Ag Day at the Capital set for Feb. 28

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