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Allen County Farm Bureau Scholarship Information

Published Jan. 22, 2015

The Allen County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that the 2015-2016 scholarship application is available. If you or someone you know would like to apply, please click on the file below to print and complete the application. You can also call or email the county office at 419-523-5874 or allen@ofbf.org to receive a copy as well. The application deadline is April 1, 2015....

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2015 Membership Kick Off Jan. 22

Published Jan. 13, 2015

Come join us January 22 for our Annual Membership Kick-off. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. and will be located at the Delphos Eagles #471, 1600 East 5th Street in Delphos, OH. Pizza and refreshments will be provided. Whether you are a long-term member, new member, or someone interested in learning more about Farm Bureau and what we do, there will something for everyone. *Bring a guest who signs u...

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2014 Voting Delegates

2014 OFBF Annual Meeting

Published Jan. 12, 2015

Farm Bureau members from Allen County served as voting delegates to the 96th annual meeting of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF), held December 10 – December 12 in Columbus. Delegates established the organization’s policies on various federal and state issues, working together to create positions that are right for farmers, consumers and Ohioans. Annual meeting delegates represent various sizes a...

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2015 YAP Winter Conference

Published Oct. 6, 2014

Young agricultural professionals from across Ohio are invited to attend the annual Leadership Experience "Growing Our Generation" Jan. 30 and 31 at the Renaissance Columbus hotel. The conference features plenty of fun, educational sessions featuring entertainment by the Peterson Farm Brothers and keynote speaker Mike Pearson, host of Market to Market.  Cost is $150/individual and $200/couple. RSVP...

Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification Program Training

Published Sep. 18, 2014

Ohio has a new law that requires most farmers to become certified fertilizer applicators.  Ohio Farm Bureau worked to make this new law effective and manageable. Now, Ohio State University Extension and Ohio Department of Agriculture are beginning the certification process; below is more information on the requirements and the initial training sessions to be held soon in northwest Ohio. Farm Burea...

Scavenger Hunt at the Allen County Fair

Published Aug. 13, 2014

Aug. 15–23 | No registration required11 a.m. - 8 p.m. each day Allen County Fairgrounds Cost: Free Allen County Farm Bureau is hosting a scavenger hunt at the Allen County Fair. Explore the livestock barns and conservation area to learn more about agriculture, with a chance to win prizes. For more information, contact Allen County Farm Bureau at 800-260-3499 or allen@ofbf.org....

Scholarship Information Now Available

Published Feb. 18, 2014

If you or your parents are current paid members of the Allen County Farm Bureau and you are either a high school senior or currently enrolled as a full-time, undergraduate student, please take a minute to look over the current guidelines for the Allen County Farm Bureau Scholarship.  You can submit the application electronically by following this link or you can contact the office for a copy by ca...

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Allen County Membership Kickoff January 20

Published Jan. 13, 2014

Come out and have some fun with the Allen County Farm Bureau during our Membership Kickoff at Westgate Highland Lanes, Lima OH. There will be pizza and a short program starting at 6:30. Then, beginning at 7 p.m., we will have several lanes reserved for a fun family evening out. Sign a new member and bring the check with you to kickoff for a chance to win a $50 gas card! Every new membership earns ...

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Mike Poling Elected to OFBF Board

Published Dec. 11, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Michael (Mike) Poling of Delphos has been elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent Farm Bureau members in Allen, Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert counties. Poling will help govern the state’s largest and most influential farm organization. He fills the board seat formerly held by Mike Schumm of Willshire who retired after 1...

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Scholarship Winners Attend Annual Meeting

2013 Scholarship Winners

Published Oct. 9, 2013

The 2013 Allen County Farm Bureau Scholarship winners were recognized during the Annual Meeting on Sept. 8. The winners were: Trisha Warnecke, Keaton Brenneman, Melissa Hefner, Kelley Seibert, Julie Althaus, Alyssa Thomas, Kaley and John Core, Katherine Siefker, and Jenni Hutchison....

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County Information

Organization Director:
Jessica Swihart

Mailing Address:
1206 E Second St., Suite 1
Ottawa, OH 45875

Phone:
(800) 260-3499

Fax:
(419) 523-3219

Email:
allen@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dues:
$65 per year for a family membership

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