FB presidents meet Ohio congressmen

Farm Bureau County Presidents throughout Ohio recently made a 3 day trip to Washington, D.C. to meet with their Congressmen and to update them on important issues to Ohio agriculture.

Attending locally were Don Carpenter, Belmont County and Ron Warnock, Guernsey County. While in D.C., Carpenter and Warnock met with Congressman Zack Space and Congressman Charlie Wilson.

Issues of importance discussed were: Estate Taxes, Animal Welfare issues, Horse transportation and Farm Bill items.

They were also hosted by Congressman John Boehner and had an audience with the House Agricultural Committee.