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Chef Susan Vander Maas

A Taste of Crawford County set for Sept. 4

Published Jul. 29, 2014

Drawing off the success of last year’s event, the county Food and Animal Issues and Communications Action Teams are planning the second annual A Taste of Crawford County, which will be held Sept. 4, at 6 p.m., on the Crawford County fairgrounds. This year’s event will include a three-course meal by Galion native Susan Vander Maas of Doc’s Deli in Mansfield. Guests will gain valuable knowledge abou...

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Jay Hendren

A Night Out with Farm Bureau set for Aug. 21

Published Jul. 29, 2014

Join your friends for an evening of food, fun, and entertainment as we celebrate our organization’s successes at the 2014 Crawford County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting. You are officially invited to the Crawford County Annual Meeting, Thursday, August 21. Share laughs as we welcome comedian Jay Hendren, Ohio farmer and comedian. Jay’s take on farm life is original and can be enjoyed by all ages. You’...

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Farm Bureau experiences FAIR success

Published Jul. 28, 2014

During the 2014 Crawford County Fair, Farm Bureau expanded its presence in the Family Fun and Education Center, also known as the Whetstone Building. With the help of our fair ambassadors, we were able to share a positive message about modern agriculture with fairgoers of all ages. Careful planning helped present a cohesive environment that attracted guests into the building and encouraged them to...

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Volunteers needed for FAIR Experience success

Published Jun. 30, 2014

Crawford County Farm Bureau is expanding its presence at the Crawford County Fair.  In 2014, the Farm Bureau Fun & Education Center in the Whetstone Building will be revitalized to provide an interactive agricultural education area. Farm Bureau aims to reach fair guests with a positive message about agriculture in our community, state, and nation and to provide a memorable experience for fairg...

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Farm Bureau at the Fair launches: #FBattheFair

Published Jun. 27, 2014

Crawford County Farm Bureau is expanding its presence at the Crawford County Fair.  In 2014, the Whetstone Building will be revitalized to provide an interactive agricultural education area. Farm Bureau aims to reach fair guests with a positive message about agriculture in our community, state, and nation.  Fairgoers will enjoy several new activities at this year’s fair. Hands-on activities such a...

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Wind Energy tour and meetings CANCELLED

Published May. 29, 2014

Due to a series of recent legislative developments in Columbus, we will be canceling/postponing all of ourwind energy development outreach efforts, including the Van Wert wind farm tour and the panel discussion.  In the event things change, we will re-schedule both events.  If you had RSVP'd to attend, Mary Lou will be contacting you directly and your spot will be saved if/when we re-schedule. Fo...

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Crawford County Farm Bureau Seeking Fair Interns

Published May. 23, 2014

Crawford County Farm Bureau is expanding its presence at the Crawford County Fair. In 2014, the Farm Bureau Fun & Education Center in the Whetstone Building will be revitalized to provide an interactive agricultural education area. Farm Bureau aims to reach fair guests with a positive message about agriculture in our community, state, and nation. To help facilitate this endeavor, Farm Bureau w...

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Policy Development Needs Your Input

Published May. 6, 2014

The policies of Farm Bureau are the backbone of the organization. They provide the framework through which we advocate for family, community and food security. Each county Farm Bureau sets policy annually. They help guide efforts to address real community issues—issues such as regulations, funding public education and services, environmental protection, animal care, health care, landowner’s rights...

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Farm Bureau shared more than Breakfast this year!

Published May. 6, 2014

In February, Crawford County Farm Bureau held its annual Farmers’ Share Breakfast. The cost of the meal represented the share of the food dollar that returns to the farmer.  The event would not have been possible without the help of the Wynford FFA. Appreciation is also extended to Wyandot Tractor, Hord Livestock, Crawford County Humane Society, and the Crawford County Cattlemens, who staffed educ...

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Look for Farm Bureau at the county fair July 13-19

Published May. 5, 2014

Farm Bureau and the county fair go hand-in-hand. Both have a strong commitment to educating the public about the importance of agriculture. This year, Farm Bureau is renewing that emphasis by expanding its presence at the Crawford County Fair. The Whetstone Building is a great tool to reach fair-goers. In 2014, the Farm Bureau Family Funbuilding will undergo a revitalization to provide a more inte...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Tim Hicks

Mailing Address:
1495 W. Longview Ave. Suite 203
Mansfield, OH 44906

Phone:
419-747-7488

Email:
crawford@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Mon. through Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dues:
$70 per year for a family membership

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