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Agronomy Training Days Set

Published Jan. 5, 2015

Ag fertilizer applicator certification available along with pesticide refresher offered by OSU Extension specialists. Speakers will address Weed Control, Equipment calibration for testing & production, Nutrient management with emphaisis on Nitrogen and Phosphorus. Feb. 26; 8:30 a.m. Richland County Longview Center. Registration due by Feb. 19. Mar. 31; 3 p.m. Crawford County Fairgrounds Youth ...


Annual Breakfast gets refreshed Feb. 7

Published Dec. 31, 2014

Save the date! Our annual Farmers' Share Breakfast will be held Feb. 7. We have a couple of exciting changes in store, including our menu (made-to-order omelets instead of pancakes!) and venue (look for us at Bucyrus High School!) Stay tuned for more details!...


Farm Bureau Fest Jan. 24

Published Dec. 19, 2014

Farm Bureau Fest: A Member Benefit Expo and Personal Development Opportunity   Jan. 24 | Register by Jan 21 8:30 am to 1 p.m. Tri Rivers Career Center, Marion Cost: Free Join Farm Bureau for a morning of development, networking, farm to table cooking demonstrations, fun and more. Bring the whole family and find out what your membership is really worth. Bring a non member and receive a special gift...


ET Rover Pipeline meetings set for early December

Published Nov. 24, 2014

ET Rover Pipeline Project - Area Scoping Meetings Tues. Dec.2 - Schomburg Auditorium, 701 N Clinton St., Defiance OH 43512 Wed. Dec. 3 - Buckeye Central High School Auditorium, 938 S Kibler St., New Washington OH 44854 Thurs. Dec 4 - Fairless H.S. Auditorium, 11885 Navarre Rd, Navarre OH 44662 Meetings are sponsored by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). This is a process for public i...


Winter Leadership Development set for Jan 30 & 31

Published Nov. 11, 2014

Young agricultural professionals from across Ohio are invited to attend the annual Leadership Experience "Growing Our Generation" Jan. 30 and 31 at the Renaissance Columbus hotel. The conference features plenty of fun, educational sessions featuring entertainment by the Peterson Farm Brothers and keynote speaker Mike Pearson, host of Market to Market.   Check out participants from last year's conf...


2nd annual Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum to be held Dec. 10

Published Nov. 11, 2014

The second annual Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum will be held Dec. 10 in Columbus and will focus on how Ohioans can effectively engage and improve their local communities. The event brings together members of farm and food organizations, civic groups, business, government and other sectors for a day-long event that features four themes: leadership development, community development, technolog...


Crawford Farm Bureau Annual Update

Published Nov. 10, 2014

Crawford County Farm Bureau met twice this fall to prepare the organization for the upcoming year and a strong future. At the annual meeting trustee elections were held, public policies and code changes were voted on and approved. At the board reorganization meeting, officers were elected and program planning began. Look for exciting local projects and activity to connect food and farming and stre...

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...

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’...


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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