Media messages about the economic boost that comes with livestock industry growth is too often pre-empted by anti-farm activists’ rhetoric.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation has created the Ohio Livestock Public Involvement and Media Relations Program to help
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The manual also has a section dedicated to understanding and working with the media.
“Producers who don’t speak up on their own behalf allow others to speak for them. If they do that, most of the time they’re not going to like what they hear,” says David White, executive director of the Ohio Livestock Coalition, a partner in the program.
For more information or to get a copy of the brochure, go to www.ofbf.org or call