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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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Scholarships for Summer Camp announced.

Published Apr. 29, 2014

Ohio Farm Bureau will again be partnering with Ohio FFA to hold the Ohio Leadership Camp. It will be held June 20-23 at Ohio FFA Camp in Carrollton. The cost is $140 per camper. Ohio Leadership camp allows students to build their leadership skills, participate in team bonding tasks and create friendships with other youth from across Ohio.   Campers must be high school students for the upcoming sch...

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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 ...

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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...

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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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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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