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. 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 and community planning. These policies are us...
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The Crawford County Soil and Water Conservation District, Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service and OSU Extension are holding a public meeting April 2 at 1 p.m. in the Lower Level Conference Room in the Crawford County Courthouse. The session is expected to last approximately two hours. On the Agenda for the day: FSA upd...
The Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland County Farm Bureaus will hold the annual Safety Meeting Friday, April 5, 2013. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. with presentations to begin at 9 a.m. The meeting will be held in Conference Room 235 A/C, Richland County Longview Center, 1495 W Longview Ave. Mansfield, Ohio 44906. Tim Flock, Crawford County Emergency Management, will address chemical saf...
The Crawford County Farm Bureau, in partnership with local farmers, will celebrate Food Check-Out Week with its annual Farmers’ Share Breakfast. The breakfast will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Wynford High School. The cost of the meal is just 50 cents, which includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, orange juice, milk, and coffee. “Farmers and ranchers remain committed to ...
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...
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...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Cy Prettyman of New Bloomington has been elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent the members of District 7, which includes Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland counties. He will help govern Ohio’s largest and most inclusive farm organization. Prettyman fills the seat formerly held by Don Ralph of Morral who retired a...
The reorganization meeting of the Crawford County Farm Bureau trustee board was held at the Baker’s Pizza Hut in Bucyrus. President Brenda Kocher called the meeting to order. Officers were elected for the 2012-2013 program year. They are Vice-President: Charles Stockmaster, Secretary: Rose Hartschuh, and Treasurer: Chuck Shumaker. The regular meetings will be the third Tuesday of the month ...
Farm Bureau is organized on three levels - local, state and national. The county (local) is the very heart and strength of the organization. It’s here the members work together as volunteers in an effort to improve their profession. Seeking solutions to problems which affect their social and economic well being is the reason they join this general farm organization. The policy Farm Bureau oper...
Those interested in learning about a nearby business striving to keep aspects of food production local should read the latest issue of Our Ohio magazine. This month’s issue features Galion’s Rus-Men Farms where beef, pork and chicken are raised. The 120-acre farm, in existence since 1830, is run by Russ and Mendy Sellman and their children Jesse, Emely and Elaina. Much of the farm’s land is rente...
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.
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