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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...

OFBF Offering Blogging Workshop June 22

Published May. 25, 2012

DATE  Jun. 22, 2012 | 09:00 am - 04:00 pm LOCATION  Ohio Farm Bureau Office, 280 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43218 Build and engage your community through Ohio Farm Bureau’s Blog Workshop Whether you’re thinking about blogging, just blog occasionally, or are continually looking to improve your blogging efforts, there will be plenty of value to be gained out of participating in the Ohio Farm Bure...

OFBF Looking for State Fair Ambassadors

Published May. 18, 2012

Are you a college student who loves agriculture and would like an exccellent opportunity this summer to promote your passion for Ohio agriculture?  If so, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is looking for state fair ambassadors who are eager to grow through the OFBF Ambassaor Leadership program and work during the Ohio State Fair this summer. This opportunity includes two days of leadership training to a...

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation AgriPOWER Institute Accepting Nominations

Published Apr. 25, 2012

Never before in the history of agriculture has there been the urgency there is today for leaders and advocates for agriculture. With that in mind, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) launched an elite program designed specifically for farmers and agribusiness professionals: AgriPOWER. This yearlong program focuses on public policy issues confronting agriculture and the food industry such as animal ...

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