The Hancock County Board of Trustees meeting is the 2nd Monday of each month at the Hancock County Ag Center, 7868 County Road 140, Findlay, OH The meeting begins at 7:00 pm. Items to be considered at the meeting are required to be on the agenda for discussion. Please contact the office if you have topics to be considered at least 15 days in advance. *Although we attenpt to be consistant, mee...
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Many Ohio livestock farmers will be subject to new requirements under the animal disease traceability system, according to rules published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) will host a members-only webinar to explain the requirements and answer questions. The online meeting will be May 29 from 7 to 8 p.m. Registration is required by May 28. The we...
Ohioans looking to learn about food and farms, excel in the garden, find new recipes or great events and tours can turn to the newly redesigned OurOhio.org website. The website, originally launched by Ohio Farm Bureau in 2005, is a resource for hundreds of thousands of visitors searching for expert information on Ohio food, gardening, cooking and related events, as well as stories about Ohio farme...
Free Public Tour Series Features Ohio’s Organic and Sustainable Farms and Businesses The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) has announced its farm tours and workshops that will be included in the 2013 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series, featuring free public tours of some of Ohio’s finest sustainable and organic farms....
Gary Wilson, left; Ron Cornwell, center; and Brenda Smith all recently were recognized at the Four County Membership recognition dinner. All three have signed at least 10 new members during our membership campaign. Each will receive an emergency roadside kit and a jacket from Land’s End. Please congratulate our Ambassador winners if you see them! Last year we ended with 1,348 members and we are...
As spring planting season is upon us, we would like to make our members aware of a project that we are currently implementing throughout Hancock County on county and township roads. We have purchased 75 “Caution…Farm Machinery” signs like the one pictured here. We are working with the county engineer to get these signs distributed and placed throughout the county. As you may remember, years ago...
The Hancock County Farm Bureau has awarded the following 2013 “Betty Hildebrand” Memorial Scholarships of $700 each. The scholarship is for a student entering the field of agriculture and has been awarded to Britta Fenstermaker, Michael Tong and Jacob Biery. Fenstermaker is a graduate of Mc Comb High School as of May 25. She is planning to attend The Ohio State University, ATI in Wooster and ma...
The Hancock County Farm Bureau board of trustees voted to make a donation tof ground beef o the City Mission to help stock its freezer. A total of 314 pounds were donated. At a recent board meeting there was discussion on how Farm Bureau could help the community and raise awareness about agriculture. The meat was purchased from board member, Adam Kirian. Kiran raises freezer beef on his farm. ...
The Hancock Historical Museum has established a partnership with the farming community. An agricultural program, sponsored by Hancock County Farm Bureau and directed by Deb Wickerham, retired Findlay City Schools teacher, will be designed for the school children of the county. It will be added to the 3rd grade tours and become one of the stations for the 5th grade Hands-On History Day. An agr...
Anthony Stateler of McComb recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) AgriPOWER Institute. The intensive, yearlong leadership training program was launched in 2008 to help farmers and agricultural professionals gain influence over public policy issues that impact their businesses. Stateler works as the database coordinator for Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. in Findlay. He is a vo...
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Mailing Address:100 Hopewell Avenue
Tiffin, OH 44883
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