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GARY WILSON

Gary Wilson - President's Comments

Published Nov. 4, 2013

Greetings!  Hopefully this harvest season has been good if you’re a producer and if you’re not a producer a big Thank-you for allowing combines, trucks and tractors to get up and down the road.  Your Hancock Co. Farm Bureau is active and strong.  We are very fortunate to have a full and active Board of Trustees.  We are also very glad to have every Hancock County Township plus four at large member...

Betty Hildebrand Memorial Scholarship Available

Published Oct. 22, 2013

Each year Hancock County Farm Bureau offers this scholarship to area students. The "Betty Hildebrand" Memorial Scholarship will be presented to students in Hancock County furthering their education in the field of agriculture. Please see the attached rules and application, complete and return to Hancock County Farm Bureau Hancock@ofbf.org or mail to:  Attn:  Hancock County Farm Bureau, Scholarship...

Young Agricultural Professionals Leadership Experience

Published Oct. 21, 2013

A great opportunity in 2014 is the Young Agricultural Professionals (YAP) Leadership Experience, January 24-25, 2014 at the Renaissance Columbus in Columbus, Ohio. The event is open to Farm Bureau members only, who are between the ages of 18-35.The Young Ag Professionals Committee has created a great agenda for the conference. There will be more than 13 workshops to choose from on Saturday. Friday...

$2500 Reward Sign Reminder

Published Oct. 21, 2013

Please remember to post your $2500 Reward Signs. If you are in need of one, they are available and FREE at your local county office....

Board of Trustee Meetings

Published Oct. 21, 2013

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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SAFETY SIGN PROJECT UNDERWAY

SAFETY SIGN PROJECT UNDERWAY

Published Jul. 15, 2013

We would like to remind our members 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 we did this same project.  These signs we...

Ohio Farm Bureau hosts online community groups

Published Jun. 17, 2013

These groups are helping Ohio Farm Bureau engage consumer and farmers members in new ways where they can participate. The sites are built on shared interests, and the communities deliver value around peer-to-peer learning and fellowship. Our Ohio Gardening is open to anyone who has an interest in growing their own food. The group continues to grow with nearly 170 members, and conversation has incl...

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Three earn prestigious Ambassador Award

Published Apr. 29, 2013

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...

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CAUTION…Farm Machinery

Published Apr. 29, 2013

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...

2013 Scholarships Awarded

Published Apr. 29, 2013

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...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Jennifer Wilson

Mailing Address:
1206 E. Second Street, Suite 1
Ottawa, OH 45875

Phone:
1-800-260-3499

Fax:
419-523-3219

Email:
hancock@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Fridays

Dues:
$70 per year for a family membership

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