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Weilnau Re-Elected OFB First Vice President

Published Dec. 6, 2013

Sparky Weilnau of Milan has been re-elected first vice president of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF), the second highest elected office in the stateís largest and most influential farm organization. He serves on OFBFís board of trustees for District 3, representing members from Cuyahoga, Erie, Huron and Lorain counties. Weilnau produces popcorn, field corn, soybeans and wheat. He is a 37-year me...

Young Agricultural Professionals Leadership Experience

Published Oct. 29, 2013

A great opportunity in 2014 is the Young Agricultural Professionals (YAP) Leadership Experience, January 24-25, 2014 at the Renaissance Columbus in Columbus, Ohio. The event is open to Farm Bureau members only, who are between the ages of 18-35.The Young Ag Professionals Committee has created a great agenda for the conference. There will be more than 13 workshops to choose from on Saturday. Friday...

2013-2014 Erie County Farm Bureau Officers & Board Members

Published Oct. 29, 2013

The Erie County Farm Bureau Board of Trustees has elected the following members as officers for the 2013-14 program year . Congratulations to everyone! Denny Weilnau - President Cindy Thayer - Vice President Becky Colon- Secretary John Wallrabenstein- Fiscal Reporter Trustees: Greg Cumston Dawn DeMuth Marty DeMuth Charles Hummel Sr. Marshall Smith Miriam Tommas Joe Trinter Nicki Watson...

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2012's Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting Planned for Sept. 16, 2013

Published Aug. 9, 2013

You are officially invited to attend Erie County Farm Bureau's Annual Meeting of Membership which will be Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 at St. John's United Church of Christ, 2712 West Mason Road, Milan.† The meeting will start at 7 p.m. with dinner and the business meeting will follow.† Speaker for the evening will be Steve Schauer who will be speaking about a total solar eclipse.† Tickets are available...

Kids Day at Erie County Fair

Published Jul. 23, 2013

Erie County Farm Bureau is going to have a booth at the Erie County Fair.† Stop and say hello at our booth! Erie County Farm Bureau will also be hosting Kids Day Activities with the Erie Soil & Water Conservation District on Wednesday, Aug. 7.† If you are intersted in helping with the activites please call the office or email Amanda at [email protected]† Thank you in advance.†...

2013 Scholarships Awarded

Published Jul. 23, 2013

Each year, Erie County Farm Bureau awards general and ag-related scholarships to graduating seniors and continuing education scholarships to college students.† These scholarships were recently awarded to six deserving individuals. Megan McNulty, daughter of Michael & Elaine McNulty of Huron; a 2013 graduate of Huron High School, Daniel Stelzer and Nicholas Stelzer, sons David & Christine S...

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Volunteers promoting local agriculture at Castalia Market.

Grow & Know Event held

Published Jul. 23, 2013

Local Farm Bureau members recently worked with Routh Packing and Toftís Dairy to hold a Grow & Know event at two local grocery stores.† On a Saturday morning volunteers handed out samples of Daisyfield Ham and Toftís ice cream to promote these local foods that are processed here in Erie County.† Volunteers were at both the Castalia Market and Cornellís Foods in Huron where they promoted local ...

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Can't attend a meeting? Provide your input online

Get Involved - Provide Input

Published Jun. 3, 2013

Take a minute and get involved in your organization, the Farm Bureau.† Provide us input in our policy development process. Tell us your concern, issue, or challenge in your community or on your farm and give us suggestions on how we might work to resolve it. Our policy development committee will review your responses to be presented at the annual county Farm Bureau meeting in September. Policy hel...

Ohio Leadership Camp 2013

Published May. 7, 2013

This summer the Ohio Farm Bureau is once again partnering with Ohio FFA to to sponsor the 2013 Ohio Leadership Camp, June 21 - 24, 2013 at Camp Muskingum in Carrollton, Ohio.† Erie County Farm Bureau is offering scholarships for youth ages 14 - 17 years to attend and experience this unique and fun time while developing leadership potential.† Want more info?† Download the information provided or co...

Water Quality Webnar April 24

Published Apr. 12, 2013

Agricultural nutrient management and water quality is an issue that has been receiving a lot of attention. Recent water quality challenges have placed new expectations on farmers regarding nutrient management. Government, special interest groups, the media and the public expect farmers to help cleanup the stateís water resources. Sign up to attend the online meeting and receive the latest informat...

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