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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 state’s water resources. Sign up to attend the online meeting and receive the latest informat...

Animals For Life Summit March 20

Published Feb. 19, 2013

World renowned animal handling pioneer and subject of an HBO movie about her life, Dr. Temple Grandin, will headline the first ever Animals for Life Summit.The Animals For Life Summit will generate healthy discussion about the many facets of the human-animal bond. Other Summit discussions will highlight aspects of human-animal relationships that include the associations between human health and pe...

OFBF Annual Meeting Delegates Set Policy

Published Dec. 18, 2012

Water quality, taxation and energy development topped the policy issues addressed during the 94th annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) held November 28-30 in Columbus.A highlight of the event was a speech from Gov. John Kasich, who then took questions from the delegates.During the policy session, delegates addressed the challenges of keeping farm nutrients out of the state’s wa...

New Buying Local Directory Participant in Erie County

Published Dec. 18, 2012

Erie County’s Quarry Hill Winery is currently offering Farm Bureau members $2 off any food item at the wine bar.  The winery was established in 2005 and offers a variety of estate grown wines and fruit wines.  With a distant view of Lake Erie from the vineyard, Quarry Hill offers one of the best views of any winery in Ohio and live entertainment on weekends.  Find out more about why it’s a destina...

Over $13 million for conservation in Ohio

Published Dec. 18, 2012

Over $13 million for conservation in OhioThe U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications to help producers improve water and air quality, build healthier soil, improve grazing and forest lands, conserve energy, enhance organic operations, and achieve other environmental benefits.NRCS has directed over $13 million in financial assi...

Policy Development Meeting to be Held July 23

Published Jul. 10, 2012

Erie County elected officials, representatives of government agencies, county commodity groups, and other organizations have been invited to discuss their concerns with the Erie County Farm Bureau at a policy development resource meeting to be held Monday, July 23, 8:30 a.m. at Great Wolf Lodge- Northwest Territory Room, 4600 Milan Road (Route 250), Sandusky.  Breakfast will be served at 8:30 am b...

2012 Scholarships Awarded

Published Jun. 6, 2012

Each year, Erie County Farm Bureau awards general scholarships and ag-related scholarships to graduating seniors, and continuing education scholarships to college students.  These scholarships were recently awarded to eight deserving individuals. Monica Braun of Margaretta High School, Elise Gastier and Brennan Otto of Edison High School, and Hallie Kovach of Western Reserve High School were the r...


Meeting to Plan County Fair Activities - June 18

Published Jun. 5, 2012

Erie County Farm Bureau will hold a meeting and cookout Monday, June 18 to plan activities for the county fair booth and kids day.  The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Denny Weilnau's home, 2619 Strecker Rd. W., Milan.  Hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided.  Please bring a covered dish or dessert to share.  Anyone interested in helping out with the Erie County Fair booth and activities is w...

Mud Hens

Farm Bureau Night at the Toledo Mud Hens Game

Published Jun. 5, 2012

Join Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Wood, Defiance Fulton, Henry, Williams, Hancock, Hardin, Seneca and Wyandot County Farm Bureaus at the Toledo Mud Hens baseball game on fireworks night, Friday, June 22 at the discounted price of $7 per ticket.  The ticket cost also includes a t-shirt. The Mud Hens play the Norfolk Tides and game time is 7 p.m.  Tickets must be purchased by June 15 through the Lucas, ...

Jeff Belmont, Denny Weilnau, Greg Cumston, Becky Dickerson and John Hartman

Membership Volunteers Rewarded for Efforts

Published Jun. 4, 2012

Erie County Farm Bureau membership campaign kicked off Jan. 18, 2012 and volunteers have been working hard ever since to encourage members to continue their support as well as recruit new Farm Bureau members. Several membership volunteers were rewarded for their efforts recently including co-membership coordinators, Greg Cumston and Jeff Belmont, and board members, Denny Weilnau, Becky Dickerson a...

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