Ellis joins Ohio farmers in D.C. legislative meetings


Clinton County Farm Bureau President Beth Ellis, center, talks about economic issues facing Ohio farmers during a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Thursday morning with 15th District Congressman Steve Stivers, at right, as part of the 70th annual County Farm Bureau Presidents’ Trip to Washington. This year, more than 100 farmers from across Ohio traveled to Washington for three days to meet with federal legislators, including House Speaker Paul Ryan. With Ellis are, from left, Greg Garman of Ross County, Derek Schmitt of Fairfield County, Ellis, Congressman Stivers, Dave Bright of Athens County, who has a farm in Clinton County (back to camera), and Dale Rapp of Madison County (back to camera).


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Clinton County Farm Bureau President Beth Ellis, center, talks about economic issues facing Ohio farmers during a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Thursday morning with 15th District Congressman Steve Stivers, at right, as part of the 70th annual County Farm Bureau Presidents’ Trip to Washington. This year, more than 100 farmers from across Ohio traveled to Washington for three days to meet with federal legislators, including House Speaker Paul Ryan. With Ellis are, from left, Greg Garman of Ross County, Derek Schmitt of Fairfield County, Ellis, Congressman Stivers, Dave Bright of Athens County, who has a farm in Clinton County (back to camera), and Dale Rapp of Madison County (back to camera).

Clinton County Farm Bureau President Beth Ellis, center, talks about economic issues facing Ohio farmers during a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Thursday morning with 15th District Congressman Steve Stivers, at right, as part of the 70th annual County Farm Bureau Presidents’ Trip to Washington. This year, more than 100 farmers from across Ohio traveled to Washington for three days to meet with federal legislators, including House Speaker Paul Ryan. With Ellis are, from left, Greg Garman of Ross County, Derek Schmitt of Fairfield County, Ellis, Congressman Stivers, Dave Bright of Athens County, who has a farm in Clinton County (back to camera), and Dale Rapp of Madison County (back to camera).
http://wnewsj.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_ellis.jpgClinton County Farm Bureau President Beth Ellis, center, talks about economic issues facing Ohio farmers during a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Thursday morning with 15th District Congressman Steve Stivers, at right, as part of the 70th annual County Farm Bureau Presidents’ Trip to Washington. This year, more than 100 farmers from across Ohio traveled to Washington for three days to meet with federal legislators, including House Speaker Paul Ryan. With Ellis are, from left, Greg Garman of Ross County, Derek Schmitt of Fairfield County, Ellis, Congressman Stivers, Dave Bright of Athens County, who has a farm in Clinton County (back to camera), and Dale Rapp of Madison County (back to camera). Gary Brock photo
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