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Intern Blog-Why Agriculture?

Published Jun. 15, 2015

Growing up, I always had a niche for getting my hands dirty and helping on my grandpa’s farm, but little did I know that I would someday put the knowledge my grandpa passed onto to me into a career.  I like to think of my farming background and knowledge as stepping-stones to a strong foundation of my impact on the agriculture industry.  At first it started out small, piece-by-piece being laid out...

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Safety Day Camp Success!

Published Jun. 5, 2015

On May 13, 2015 the Auglaize County Farm Bureau hosted a Safety Day Camp (SDC) for 132 Minster and New Bremen 5th graders. Stations included Seatbelt, Lawnmower, Animal, Water, Chemical, and Firearm Safety. The students spent the day learning YOU CAN NEVER BE TOO SAFE! Attached are photos and a camp recap will be in the next newsletter!...

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Welcome Summer Intern Meghan Bruns

Published May. 18, 2015

Please welcome our summer intern Meghan Bruns from Fort Loramie. Meghan is going into her junior year at Wilmington College majoring in Agriculture with a concentration in Animal Science and Communications.     Meghan’s will be working with the OD, staff, board trustees, members and volunteers on several projects throughout the summer, like our Grow and Know activities, camps and fairs. She will ...

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CASE IH Get 0% Interest for 72 Months

Published May. 18, 2015

Get 0% Interest for 72 Months Are you in the market for new hay equipment or a utility tractor? Through June 30, many Case IH  customers are eligible for 0% financing for 72 months on Case IH hay tools and Farmall utility tractors. Case IH offers the equipment you need to get the job done on your farm. Add to that, Ohio Farm Bureau members are eligible for a $300-$500 discount on Case IH Maxxum a...

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'Ride Into Summer' With Savings From Polaris

Published May. 18, 2015

From now through June 30, combine your exclusive Ohio Farm Bureau $200 - $300 discount with great deals on select new 2014 and 2015 Polaris off-road vehicles as part of their Ride into Summer Sales Event.  The sale features rebates of up to $1,400 on select new 2014 and 2015 Polaris off-road vehicles. Youth models are excluded, and these offers do not apply to prior purchases. In addition, special...

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Water Quality Action Plan

Published Apr. 27, 2015

Ohio farmers are natural stewards of soil and water. We know we play a significant role in protecting Ohio’s water resources for Ohio’s families, schools, businesses and communities.  Because we take this responsibility seriously, Ohio Farm Bureau’s Water Quality Action Plan helps farmers proactively step up our historic efforts to improve and protect water quality for the good of all. This docume...

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Bensman Elected District 10 Ohio Farm Bureau Trustee

Published Dec. 19, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Mike Bensman of Sidney has been elected District 10 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He was elected Dec. 12 during OFBF’s 96th annual meeting to fill the unexpired term of Ellen Joslin who is retiring after 14 years of service. He will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization and represent Farm Bureau members from Auglaize, Logan, Mercer ...

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FARMLAND Success

Published Dec. 2, 2014

On December 16 New Bremen FFA, advisor Maria Homan, hosted a viewing of the FARMLAND movie by James Moll. The viewing was a great success with more than 125 in attendance. The FARMLAND movie is a journey through the seasons with six young farmers across the U.S. We follow them as they go through the joys, struggles and growth of working on their farms during a year. The film is a moving portrayal...

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Movie Night FUN

Published Aug. 15, 2014

FARMLAND MOVIE NIGHT FUN SUCCESS! The Auglaize, Logan and Shelby County Farm Bureaus hosted a great movie night with more than 350 Farm Bureau members, families, and friends in attendance. The night kicked off at 6:30pm with live music with Steve Rosenbeck, a chili cook-off, and raffle with a JD Pedal Tractor and Half a Hog (processed). Then at 8:30pm was the Farmland movie taking an intimate look...

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Annual Meeting Fun Success

Published Aug. 13, 2014

On Sunday, September 7, more than 150 Farm Bureau members and their families enjoyed a wonderful meal and an afternoon of recognition at our Annual Meeting! Ohio Farm Bureau Board President Steve Hirsch also joined us and discussed the membership model and water quality initiative.   During the meeting were elections of board members, delegates for the 2015 OFBF Annual Meeting and proposed 2014-1...

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