HOUSTON – Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) is pleased to welcome the Ohio AgriBusiness Association (OABA) as its newest affiliate member.

Established in the late 1800s, OABA represents more than 240 companies including manufacturers and suppliers of plant nutrient and protection materials, the grain warehousing and marketing industry, the feed and seed industry, as well as businesses providing equipment, financing, insurance, and consulting, to agribusiness. OABA member companies and their employees are committed to supplying modern agriculture with the basic needs and essential support necessary to grow Ohio’s number-one industry.

“Abundant energy at a reasonable cost is crucial to our members’ businesses; the business of helping Ohio farmers produce and market a crop,” said OABA President and CEO Chris Henney. “We look forward to working with CEA to expand our advocacy efforts.”

OABA strives to be an advocate for Ohio agribusiness by creating a sustainable business climate through collaborative policy leadership, continuous education and effective communication.

“We are excited to welcome the Ohio AgriBusiness Association as our newest partner in Ohio,” said Chris Ventura, Executive Director of CEA–Midwest. “Working with Chris and OABA members will help further the dialogue on the importance of affordable, reliable energy supplies for Ohio’s agricultural community.”

For more information on Ohio AgriBusiness Association, visit their website.

For more information on Consumer Energy Alliance, please visit ConsumerEnergyAlliance.org or contact Amelie Fredland at (713) 337-8833, afredland@consmerenergyalliance.org.