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Membership Check-In Meeting - March 12

Published Mar. 5, 2012

The Erie County Farm Bureau will hold a Membership Check-In meeting on Monday, March 12, 2012 at the McDonald's restaurant at 11015 State Route 250 N. in Milan from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.  Join us to review membership numbers, township reports, discuss goals and results.  If you have any questions, please contact the Erie County Farm Bureau office at 888-216-5487 or [email protected]...

Scholarship Opportunities - March 15 Deadline

Published Feb. 28, 2012

The Erie County Farm Bureau offers scholarship opportunities for high school graduates as well as continuing education scholarships for those pursuing an agricultural related field of study.  There are two types of scholarships available for graduating seniors including a General $750 scholarship and an Ag-Related $750 scholarship.  The continuing education scholarship is $1,000 for those pursuing...

'Land as Your Legacy' Educational Seminar Feb. 28

Published Feb. 7, 2012

Erie County Farm Bureau in conjunction with Trent Nationwide Insurance Group will be holding a 'Land as Your Legacy' educational seminar Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 pm at Sawmill Creek Resort, 400 Sawmill Creek, Huron.  The seminar will provide information on the estate and succession planning process for farmers.  After putting everything into your farm, if you want a say in what happ...

Membership Kick-Off Meeting

Membership Campaign Underway in Erie County

Published Jan. 20, 2012

On Wednesday, Jan. 18, Erie County Farm Bureau kicked off its 2012 membership campaign by hosting a dinner at Margaretta High School Agricultural Building where more than 40 people met to discuss the campaign and goals for the year.  Discussion included upcoming campaign check-in dates, county awards and Ohio Farm Bureau Federation awards, distribution of worker folders and what information is inc...

Room Change for Oil & Gas Leasing Meeting

Published Jan. 9, 2012

There has been a room change at the EHOVE Career Center for the Oil and Gas Leasing educational seminar to be held  Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012.  The meeting will be in Building F, Commons T1-10.  The meeting time will remain 7 p.m.   Dale Arnold, director of energy, utility & local government policy from the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation will be speaking.  All are welcome to attend.  For more infor...

Oil and Gas Leasing Seminar - Jan. 12, 2012

Published Dec. 22, 2011

Erie County Farm Bureau will be sponsoring an Oil and Gas Leasing educational seminar Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012 at the EHOVE Career Center (Building A - Room 101 or Cafeteria), 316 W. Mason Rd., Milan at 7 p.m.  Dale Arnold, director of energy, utility & local government policy from the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation will be speaking.  All are welcome to attend.  For more information call the Farm ...

2012 John Deere Day Scheduled in Wooster for Jan. 24

Published Dec. 15, 2011

Save the date for the 2012 Shearer Equipment John Deere Day at the OARDC Fisher Auditorium and Shisler Conference Center in Wooster! The 2012 event looks to be bigger and better than ever.  Highlights include a health and safety fair complete with various health checks, pesticide recertification classes and safety sessions designed to fulfill the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Comp requirements for Farm ...

Weilnau Re-elected Farm Bureau Vice President, Trustee

Published Dec. 2, 2011

Sparky Weilnau of Milan has been elected first vice president of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF), the second highest elected office in the state’s largest general farm organization. He also was re-elected trustee for District 3 and will continue to represent members from Cuyahoga, Erie, Huron and Lorain counties. Weilnau served as first vice president from 2004 – 2006, then was re-elected to t...

Erie County Delegates

Erie County Delegates Attend Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting

Published Dec. 1, 2011

The 93rd annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) is underway at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Columbus. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Working and Growing Together.”  Denny Weilnau, John Wallrabenstein and Duane Stotz were elected as delegates to represent Erie county at the meeting. The purpose of the meeting is for 342 delegates elected by their county Farm Bureaus to establi...

GM Offers Rebate to Farm Bureau Members

Published Oct. 3, 2011

Ohio Farm Bureau members can now receive a $500 discount on each qualifying 2011 or 2012 model year Chevrolet, GMC or Buick vehicle they purchase or lease. This Farm Bureau member exclusive is offered for vehicles purchased or leased through Farm Bureau’s—GM Private Offer at a participating GM dealership. Twenty-six GM models are part of the program, including the Chevrolet Silverado HD, honored a...

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