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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...

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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...

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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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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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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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$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...

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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...

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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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