Pennsylvania Farm Bureau covers the issues affecting PA farmers and tells the stories of our members.
Nationwide Grain Bin Safety Week, Rescue Tube Trainings
This week on the podcast, we speak to multiple Pennsylvania first responders, including PFB State Board Director Julie Schrum, who is a career firefighter and third-generation grain farmer, about Nationwide's Grain Bin Safety Program and the training their fire departments received along with the Grain Bin Rescue Tubes donated by Nationwide.
Nationwide Land As Your Legacy Program - Peter Skelton, Corporate Advisor for KAFL Insurance Resources & Founder of Odyssey Planning, LLC
This week on the Farm Focus podcast, we talk to Peter Skelton, Corporate Advisor for KAFL Insurance Resources & Founder of Odyssey Planning LLC about Nationwide's Land As Your Legacy program and the importance of having a transition plan for your farm.
2023 Golden Owl Award Winner Michael Clark
This week on the Farm Focus podcast, we speak with Devin Fuhrman, Chief Agriculture & Sponsor Relations Officer for Nationwide, along with Michael Clark of Greenwood School District. Clark is the 2023 recipient of the Pennsylvania Golden Owl Award.
The Golden Owl Award honors agricultural teachers who devote countless hours, and often their own resources, to positively impact the lives of their students.
With the Golden Owl Award, students, fellow teachers, and other supporters can nominate their favorite agricultural teacher and summarize what makes him or her the best in their state. Nominees can win the distinction of being their state’s Agricultural Educator of the Year and the following prizes:$500 and an engraved plaque to each regional winner$3,000 and the coveted Golden Owl Award trophy to each state’s grand prize winner (Agricultural Educator of the Year)
In conjunction with the Golden Owl Award, Nationwide is donating $5,000 to each participating state’s FFA to further support the personal and professional growth of students, teachers, and advisors alike.
PFB and PA Friends of Ag Summer Internship Recap
This week on the Farm Focus podcast, PFB's Gov/Com Intern Ally Schaedler sits down with the PA Friends of Ag Interns Cheyenne Bastian-Brown and Rebekah Leise. They talk about all the experiences they had while on their summer internship.
Federal Affairs Update (July 2023)
This week on the Farm Focus podcast, Media & Marketing Specialist David Varner speaks with PFB's Federal Affairs Specialist Bailey Thumm to discuss some of the topics relevant to her position at the Farm Bureau.
State and Local Government Affairs Update (July 2023)
This week on the Farm Focus podcast, Media & Marketing Specialist David Varner speaks with PFB's State and Local Government Affairs Specialist Lily Guthrie to discuss some of the topics relevant to her position at the Farm Bureau.