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McGlinchs named to Young Agricultural Professionals Advisory Team

Published Aug. 8, 2013

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation has named the newest members of its Young Agricultural Professionals Advisory Team: Nathan and Jennifer Brown of Hillsboro, Andy and Danielle Burch of Salem, Brad Heimerl of Johnstown and Greg and Janet McGlinch of Versailles. As team members serving two year terms, they will help develop and conduct activities that provide opportunities for young people to become i...

COSI Farm Days

Published Jul. 2, 2013

Aug.14-18 COSI presents Farm Days: Little Seeds, Big Tractors showcasing the big equipment of the farm and the farmers who use them. Come "milk" Daisy, COSI's fiberglass cow, sit in the cab of a big combine or climb behind the wheel of a tractor. Try a pedal tractor course, make a necklace that grows and collect trading cards with fun farm facts. Plus enjoy all other COSI exhibits in Columbus. The...

Kid's Cooking Class announced

Published Jul. 2, 2013

New this year to the Homegrown in Darke County Cooking Series is a kid's cooking class. Children ages 7-12 can learn how to make pizza from dough to finish. The event will take place at Bear's Mill July 24, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Space is limited to the first 25 respondents. Call the office today to RSVP! 855-335-1471. ...

Young Ag Professionals Summer Mini Conference

Published Jun. 20, 2013

Farm Bureau would like to invite those ages 18-35 to our first Four County Young Ag Professionals Summer Mini Conference. The event will be held at Poor Farmers Campgrounds in Fletcher, Ohio on July 13 from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.. Sessions include: Nutrient Management and Starting your Farm. Networking, dinner and entertainment will be provided. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for nonmembers. Register...

A.C.E. Conservation Tour

Published Jun. 18, 2013

The A.C.E. (Agriculture for a Clean Environment) group is planning a conservation tour of Ohio on July 24 & 25, 2013.  This trip is being offered to residents of Miami and Darke Counties and is limited to those over 21 years of age.  The cost for this tour is $75 per person, hotel rooms are double occupancy only. The conservation tour will depart from the Miami SWCD office (1330 North County R...

Homegrown in Darke County Cooking Series

Published Jun. 18, 2013

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 10 - Kitchen Aid Experience, featuring chicken July 17 - KitchenAid Exp...

Darke County Scholarship Announced

Published Jun. 13, 2013

The Darke County Farm Bureau Scholarship of $500 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 a resident or high school graduate of Darke County.  Applicants will be judged on the following criteria: Financial Need 20 percent - Scholastic 30 percent - Commun...

2013 Women's Tour Announced

Published May. 8, 2013

All Darke County Farm Bureau women are invited to the annual Women's Tour, a partnership with Miami County. Please join us June 12 at 10 a.m. at the Anderson's ethanol plant in Greenville for a tour of the facility. Afterward, we will have lunch at the Bistro off Broadway in Greenville. Please RSVP to the office by May 24 by calling 855-335-1471....

Stills and Mills Events

Published Apr. 10, 2013

In celebration of Historic Preservation Month, historic sites Bear's Mill with Staley Mill Farm and Indian Creek Distillery will initiate an innovative new fund-raising event on Saturday, May 4 and Saturday, May 18. “Mills and Stills” will feature informational tours of both sites plus food and music; additionally, the Gallery at Bear's Mill will be exhibiting watercolors of Staley Mill Farm creat...

Workers' Comp Meeting & Chamber Ag Day Luncheon

Published Feb. 27, 2013

Each year, for your benefit, OFBF sponsors educational programs dealing with safety in the agriculture workplace.  These programs are important for all Farm Bureau members and workers compensation employers in the program - large and small. This year, Ohio Farm Bureau is proud to announce our 17th year of involvement in the Workers' Compensation Group Rating Program.  This program is estimated to ...

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