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...
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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...
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 firstname.lastname@example.org....
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...
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 ...
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...
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....
The 2013 Allen County Fair is just around the corner (Aug. 16-24), and we need your help in order to make the Allen County Farm Bureau Food Stand a success!! The shifts are 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Please indicate on the attached card the name(s) and the shifts available to work. If you can only work a few hours instead of a full shift, please note that also on the card and the...
Outstanding Young Farmer Ohio Farm Bureau is looking for the top young farmers in the state. This award is designed to recognize successful young farmers, age 35 or younger, for achievements in the business of farming and leadership in the agricultural community. Four state finalists will be selected from county winners in 2012 and previous years to compete at the state level. The finalists will p...
Agriculture has many faces, just like young professionals. Ohio Farm Bureau Young Agricultural Professionals are 18 to 35, singles and married, who are interested in improving the business of agriculture, learning new ideas and developing leadership skills. Farmers take on the role of chemist, veterinarian, human resources director, marketing expert, mechanic, and much more. All of these are profe...
Organization Director:Jessica Swihart
Mailing Address:1206 E Second St., Suite 1
Ottawa, OH 45875
Office Hours:Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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