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Ohio Safety Congress runs March 25 to March 27

Published Feb. 26, 2014

The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) Safety Congress & Expo will be held from March 25 to March 27 at the Columbus Convention Center.  The annual convention will continue its tradition of assisting employers by instilling a culture of safety through the theme of finding Your Pathway to Safety.  Details from CompManagement...


Local Wind Energy Meeting Feb. 10

Published Jan. 22, 2014

Next to labor, energy is the single most expensive operational input for many industrial, commercial, farm and small business operations. Residential energy consumers in rural, suburban and urban neighborhoods are looking for ways to control energy costs too. Area business and community leaders, as well as interested residents are invited to attend a special wind energy issues briefing, sponsored ...

over 600 people enjoyed last year's event!

Feb. 8 selected for Farmers' Share Breakfast

Published Jan. 22, 2014

Saturday, Feb. 8 I am pleased to invite everyone to attend the annual Crawford County Farm Bureau Farmers Share Breakfast. Breakfast will be served in the Wynford High School Cafeteria from 7 a.m. to 10:30am. With a cost of just $1, you will be able to enjoy pancakes, sausage and eggs. This year, the goal of the Crawford County Farm Bureau is to give back to our community. The cost of the meal rep...


Save the Date: Jan. 30 for Dinner and an issues update.

Published Jan. 16, 2014

2013 was a very successful year for the Crawford County Farm Bureau.  The local chapter received 3 excellence awards for programming Dec.5 at the OFBF Annual Meeting. Local policies and events are planned to support agriculture and improve our communities. In 2013 we supported local community and youth programs: Paid ½ cost to attend OFBF/Ohio FFA Leadership at Camp Muskingum. Donated money for ed...


Drive with reason; It's farming season!

Published Oct. 23, 2013

Harvest season is busy… busy in the fields, at the farms and on the ROADS in between. Here are some safety tips I am borrowing and expanding from OSU Extension about traveling on rural roads: 1. Be watchful! It is so easy to be distracted by our thoughts, our phones, or our families.   Farm trucks and equipment may be exiting or entering the roadways from places you don’t expect to see traffic. Wa...


Keep an Eye Out for Conservation Needs During Harvest

Published Sep. 18, 2013

Make your list and sign-up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Applications submitted by November 15th will receive 1st priority for funding. It’s the time of year Ohio farmers hit the fields to harvest, driving over the land planted last spring. As combines remove the crop, the land hidden beneath reveals areas that may benefit from conservation treatments to improve the healt...

Local Farmers

A Taste of Crawford County event set for Sept. 12

Published Sep. 4, 2013

The Crawford County Farm Bureau, in partnership with the Crawford County Cattlemen’s Association and the Bucyrus and Galion-Crestline Chambers of Commerce, will celebrate the role local farmers play in the local, national, and global food systems with their first-ever A Taste of Crawford County. The event will be held Thursday, Sept. 12 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Youth Building on the Crawford C...

$2000 check awarded to OSU from Crawford County Farm Bureau.

Local Farmers Work to Protect Water Quality

Published Jun. 21, 2013

Crestline – Crawford County Farm Bureau made a donation of $2,000 towards a water quality research project being conducted by the Ohio State University, OSU Ext, and the USDA’s Agriculture Research Service.  The research project will conduct edge of field water quality analysis in tile drainage and surface runoff on farms throughout the state.  Additional partners of the multi-million dollar resea...

How Did That Get In My Lunchbox?

How Did That Get In My Lunchbox? opportunity for your classroom

Published Dec. 17, 2012

The recipient of the 2012 Ohio Farm Bureau Award for Children’s Literature award goes to Chris Butterworth for How Did That Get In My Lunchbox? The Story of Food. Illustrations, by Lucia Gaggiotti. The book highlights many aspects of farming and includes information on food safety and nutrition.  The book connects children to the food in their lunchboxes by showing the effort and skill needed to p...

Eddie Lou Meimer

Meimer Elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board of Trustees

Published Dec. 3, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Eddie Lou Meimer of Mt. Gilead has been elected to the board of trustees of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). She will serve as Northwest Women’s trustee, representing Farm Bureau members from 24 counties, and help govern the state’s largest and most inclusive farm organization.  She fills the position formerly held by Judy Loudenslager of Marion, who retired from the...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Tim Hicks

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



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

$70 per year for a family membership

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