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Take advantage of Ohio Farmers Union competitive insurance rates on everything from crops to your family’s health. For instance, most people who start OFU Health Savings Accounts save 20-30% on health care costs.
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[Video] How do Health Savings Accounts Work?

Ohio Farmers Union members save on health care costs. One of the ways to save your hard-earned money is to participate in an OFU-sponsored health plan that includes a Health Savings Account. Watch the video to learn how HSAs work.

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Latest News from the Ohio & National Farmers Union


NFU Says Dept. of Justices Ignores Anti-Trust Laws in O.K. of Tyson-Hillshire Merger

from the Naitonal Farmers Union: National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson issued the following statement in response to the announcement that the Department of Justice has approved the Tyson-Hillshire merger: “Anti-trust laws were put on the books to keep powerful industries – like the … [Read More...]


Margin Protection Program Replaces MILC – Enrollment Begins Sept. 2

USDA has announced that enrollment for the new dairy program - the Margin Protection Program - will begin on September 2. MPP replaces Milk Income Loss Contracts. The voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, provides financial assistance to participating farmers when the margin – … [Read More...]


Two Notes from USDA on Conservation Reserve Program

USDA has issued two recent notices on the Conservation Reserve Program. The first is just a reminder for farmers or landowners selling acres enrolled in CRP. Essentially, if CRP acres are sold, the original CRP contract must be revised and signed by the new owner within 60 days. If the contract … [Read More...]

USDA Update on 2014 Farm Bill Implementation

Outlined below is a list, by Farm Bill title, of the components of the recently enacted Farm Bill and the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's progress in implementing the new law. This was released by USDA on August 6, 22014.   TITLE I – Commodity Programs Agricultural Risk Coverage Program … [Read More...]


CAUV Values to Skyrocket for 2014 Tax Year

Farmers across Ohio have benefited in the past in regards to CAUV values that have been kept extremely low and now these values are scheduled to increase quite a bit in the next few years. Ted Finnarn, Darke County attorney, is the Ohio Farmers Union representative to the Agricultural Advisory … [Read More...]

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