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Scholarship applications now available

Published Mar. 26, 2013

Please review the applications and submit via email to cmontoya@ofbf.org or hamilton@ofbf.org. Or by mailing them to the county office at 116 E. Center St. Farmersville, Ohio 45325...

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Mike Frederick, Oliver Cooper, Bill Reed, and Tim Zelek

Miami Whitewater Forest Horse Trail Report

Published Mar. 8, 2013

Miami Whitewater Forest – Hamilton County Park District Moving forward with the Miami Whitewater Forest horse trail refurbishment and rerouting project, Tim Zelek (Hamilton County Park District’s Park Planner), Ann Frederick (Hamilton County Parks Foundation), Mike Frederick (Hamilton County Farm Bureau), and Oliver Cooper (Ohio Horseman’s Council) accompanied trail builders Bill and Debbie Reed (...

Ag-LINK provides interest rate reduction on loans up to $150,000

Published Mar. 5, 2013

The Agricultural Linked-Deposit program (Ag-LINK) is sponsored by State Treasurer Josh Mandel. Inan effort to help Ohio farmers offset the high costs of operating funds, Ag-LINK provides an interestrate reduction on loans or lines of credit up to $150,000....

Equine Pasture Management Meeting

Published Mar. 4, 2013

The Hamilton County Ohio Horseman's Council will host a presentation addressing concerens horseowners may have regarding damage to their pastures from the 2012 drought.The event is Monday, March 18 at 7 p.m. at the Crosby Township Center, Harrison. For more details and reservation information, please refer to the attached flier....

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L-R, President Dennis Heyob, wife Karen. President Stallman, Trustee Ann Frederick, husband Dr Michael Frederick

Hamilton County named one of top 25 CAE applicants in country.

Published Feb. 8, 2013

Hamilton County Farm Bureau Trustee, Ann Frederick and husband Dr Mike pictured on right receiving the County Activities of Excellence award from President Stallman for their hard work in the Equine community. Also pictured are Hamilton County President, Dennis Heyob and wife, Karen....

Letter from Lane Osswald, OFBF State Trustee.

Published Jan. 31, 2013

Happy New Year to the counties in OFBF District 18.  I am very happy to serve as your District Trustee to the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation board.  A very busy and successful year for our district was recognized at the annual meeting in late November.  All four of our counties earned achievement awards, and Butler County earned three Excellence awards.  These awards not only have monetary rewards fo...

Hamilton County among top 25 county programs honored at AFBF Annual meeting

Published Jan. 17, 2013

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) received the top honor for a state organization during the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 2013 annual meeting this week in Nashville, Tn. OFBF was presented the Pinnacle Award, which recognizes outstanding accomplishments in programming and membership.Qualifying it for the Pinnacle Award, OFBF also received the President’s Award for superior program...

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Standing: Dennis Heyob, Dr Mike Frederick, Lane Osswald. Seated: Christy Montoya, Steve Knollman, Robert Biddle

Farm Bureau Delegates Set Policy

Published Dec. 13, 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 Nov. 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 water...

Generous donation given from Diamond Oaks FFA Students

Published Dec. 10, 2012

Chris Deffinger is the Equine Science & Management Instructor for the Diamond Oaks Career Development Campus and advises the Diamond Oaks High School Future Farmers of America (FFA)  Student Chapter.  The Diamond Oaks FFA students have been busy making informational flyers and donation boxes for the purpose of raising public awareness about the importance of keeping the Hamilton County Park Di...

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Jim Wilz -HC Parks Foundation, Jack Sutton -Director of the HC Park District & HC Farm Bureau President-Dennis Heyob

Hamilton County Farm Bureau Wins County Excellence Award for AFBF

Published Oct. 18, 2012

Hamilton County Farm Bureau to be recognized at the American Farm Bureau Annual meeting for the County Activities of Excellence.  The program "Making Farm Bureau Relevant to the Equine Community" was an idea that came together by Dr. Mike and Ann Frederick. “We are embarking on a mission to make our county Farm Bureau more relevant to our urban demographic.  We are reaching out, welcoming partners...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Christy Montoya

Mailing Address:
116 E. Center Street
Farmersville, OH 45325

Phone:
513-831-5870

Fax:
937-696-5017

Email:
hamilton@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dues:
$56 per year for a family membership

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