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Homegrown in Darke County Cooking Series Registration!

Published May. 20, 2014

Ever thought about purchasing meat from a local farmer? Or are you just looking for some guidance in buying local fruits, vegetables and meats? Come join us for four nights of fun, cooking, eating and education about local foods. Darke County Farm Bureau is offering a four-part cooking series to answer all your questions! July 2- Kitchen Aid Experience July 9- KitchenAid Experience July 16- Bear's...

Young Ag Professionals Summer Outreach and Tours

Published May. 20, 2014

The Young Agricultural Professionals (YAP)advisory committee has been busy planning a great summer event for young people involved in, or interested in food and farming. The Summer Reach Out will be held June 28 at Mohican State Park. Three different tours will be offered at the event. The finals of the state Discussion Meet will be held at this event as well. The day will conclude after the tour...

Canning Classes

Hands on Canning Classes

Published May. 20, 2014

Are you interested in learning about Water Bath Canning or Pressure Canning? Darke & Miami County Farm Bureau are offering two hands-on canning classes at the Elizabeth Township Community Center in Troy. June 24 at 6:00 p.m. is Pressure Canning. July 8 at 6:00 p.m. is Water Bath Canning. Both classes will be hands-on seminars, so come prepared to can!   Space is limited. The cost for Farm Bure...

Ohio's Leadership Conference - Youth

Published Apr. 8, 2014

Ohio's Leadership Conference for FFA and Farm Bureau Youth will be be June 20-23 at Camp Muskingum Carrollton. Registration and all materials are due May 28th to the Farm Bureau office. Don't forget to ask about scholarships!...

AgriPOWER Institute applications due April 18

Published Apr. 8, 2014

Do you: Want to improve your undertstanding of current issues and develop the skills necessary to lead and become an advocate for agriulture? have a passion for agriculture and see yourself in a leadership role in the future? have an interest in the political process and/or have though about running for office? want to experience and learn new things? Then you should apply for the AgriPOWER Instit...

2014 Farm Bill Meeting

Published Mar. 5, 2014

Please join us March 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Versailles High School for an informative session on how the 2014 Farm Bill will affect farmers. We will cover crop safety net decisions, commodity programs including dairy, crop insurance and other considerations. Please see the flyer for more information and to pre-register. You can also pre-register online at http://go.osu.edu/2014FarmBillMeeting....

Scholarship Announced

Published Mar. 4, 2014

The Darke County Farm Bureau Scholarship of $500.00 is available for a college student of sophomore status or above.   To be eligible for consideration, the applicant must be: a full time student, majoring in an agricultural related area and be a resident or high school graduate of Darke County. Applicants will be judged on the following criteria: Financial Need 20% - Scholastic 30% - Community Se...

Boehner's Farm Forum set for March 1

Published Feb. 12, 2014

The 2014 8th District Farm Forum will be held Saturday, March 1, 2014, at Edison Community College in Piqua.   This year’s panel will focus on the 2014 Farm Bill and how important reforms in the bill will help Ohio’s agriculture community. The keynote speaker this year will be Hank Meijer. Meijer serves as co-chief executive officer of Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer, Meijer, as well as co-chai...

Membership Drive Underway & Prizes for Signers

Published Jan. 23, 2014

The Darke County Farm Bureau Membership Drive is fully underway! Our goal is to have 35 people signing 55 NEW members by March 14. Contact the office to find out how you can be a membership signer! See the flyers for all the cool prizes to win like a Great Wolf Lodge stay giveaway, Casino Trip or apparel and other items from OFBF!...

Membership Kick-off Jan. 30

Published Jan. 9, 2014

We would like to invite you to join us for our Membership Kick-off. We need your help in ensuring that those in agriculture will continue to have a place at the table in the future, whether that be at the Statehouse or here in Darke County. In order to ensure that we have a strong organization we need help from you to sign up your friends and neighbors as Farm Bureau members. Please join us as we ...

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