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Scholarships Available Due April 1

Published Feb. 20, 2015

Qualifications: Must be a high school senior entering college in any major in the fall of 2015. Parents of the applicant must be members of the Auglaize Co. Farm Bureau in good standing. All applicants must complete the attached application and 500 word essay on theimpacts of agriculture in Auglaize County, and participate in a personal interview. Amount: The Auglaize Co. Farm Bureau is offerin...

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Fertilizer, Pesticide Certification Classes Offered Statewide

Published Feb. 4, 2015

Ohio State University Extension has set up dozens of fertilizer certification classes and combination fertilizer/pesticide application classes for farmers. To help farmers make the best use of their time, Extension is offering many fertilizer certification classes in conjunction with pesticide recertification classes. The classes can be found by clicking on the nine regions listed on the fertilize...

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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 OFBFs 96th annual meeting to fill the unexpired term of Ellen Joslin who is retiring after 14 years of service. He will help govern the states 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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2014 September Newsletter

Published Aug. 12, 2014

Just click on... 2014 Auglaize Fall Newsletter...

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Farm Safety Day Camp Success

Published Apr. 30, 2014

On May 14, 2014 the Auglaize County Farm Bureau hosted a Safety Day Camp (SDC) for 134 Minster and New Bremen 5th graders. Stations will include ATV, Seatbelt, Lawn, Animal, Water, Chemical, and Gun 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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CAUV Information

Published Apr. 30, 2014

The Mercer, Auglaize and Van Wert County Farm Bureaus hosted a CAUV Update meeting April 10 at the St. Marys High School Auditorium. Guest speakers included Leah Curtis, Director of Ag. Law at the Ohio Farm Bureau, and Dick Hoffman an appraiser. These counties are up for CAUV re-evaluation next fall so members were encourage to attend. However, if you were unable to attend, attached are two packet...

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NEW! Farm Recycling Project

Published Mar. 21, 2014

We are in the early stages of a great recycling opportunity! Auglaize, Mercer, Logan and Shelby County Farm Bureau are partnering with several groups on a farm recycling project. Gather your bale wrap, silage plastic, twine and take it to county specific locations to be recycled. The Counties are working with the Overbey Recycling company in Lewistown, Ohio to take these farm products and reuse th...

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