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YAP Summer Reach Out Tours - June 28, 2014

Published Mar. 12, 2014

The Young Ag Professionals Committee (YAP) has been really busy planning the 2014 YAP Summer Reach Out Tours! We have a quite the selection of farms/ag operations to visit this summer in north central Ohio. Attached is the promotional brochure for Summer Reach Out Tours. While this is YAP sponsored event, any Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) member is welcome to attend. Here are a few details at...

Highland County Farm Bureau scholarships offered

Published Feb. 17, 2014

Highland County Farm Bureau will be awarding at least one (1) $1,000 scholarship and at least one (1) $500 scholarship to the 2014 high school graduates who will be entering a two or four year college or technical school and majoring in agriculture.  We also will award one (1) $500 scholarship to a student currently reenrolled in a two or four year college or technical school and majoring in agric...

Member Benefit Showcase & Membership Kickoff

Published Jan. 17, 2014

The Highland County Farm Bureau would like to invite all Farm Bureau members and those interested in becoming members to a Member Benefit Showcase.  The Showcase will be held at Jerry Haag Motors Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 from 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm.  The Showcase will feature many Farm Bureau partners from several local businesses in Highland County.  These local business partners also will share added ...

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Announcing the 7th Annual Members Only Cruise!

Published Dec. 18, 2013

The Ohio Farm Bureau South Region invites everyone to join them for the 7th Annual Member Only Cruise, Nov. 29-Dec. 4, 2014!  This will be a perfect way to put a little fun and sunshine into  your life during those drab winter days.   The beautiful Carnival Elation will set sail from New Orleans and head toward Mexico!  On this six-day cruise, you will enjoy two ports of call - Cozumel, Mexico and...

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Browns win Outstanding Young Farmer contest

Published Dec. 12, 2013

Nathan and Jennifer Brown of Hillsboro have been named winners of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2013 Outstanding Young Farmer Award. The contest is designed to help young farmers strengthen their business skills, develop marketing opportunities and receive recognition for their accomplishments. Contestants are judged on the growth of their farm businesses and involvement in Farm Bureau and ...

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Highland County wins award for Grain Bin Rescue program

Published Dec. 12, 2013

Highland County Farm Bureau (OH) was recognized by the American Farm Bureau Federation for its innovative program idea in this year’s County Activities of Excellence Awards program. Over the past 20 years the number of grain-related incidents on farms and commercial facilities has been increasing. A new record of 51 documented grain bin incidents was reported in 2010, of which 50 percent died.  En...

AgriPOWER 2014 seeking applicants

Published Dec. 12, 2013

We are searching for individuals who are interested in being a part of the 2014 AgriPOWER Institute! What is the AgriPOWER Institute? 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 profess...

OLC Offers Free Materials To Ohio's Third-Grade Classrooms

Published Dec. 12, 2013

The Ohio Livestock Coalition has developed a package of educational materials for teachers designed to teach Ohio third-graders about the origins of the food they eat every day and about the important role agriculture plays in Ohio's economy. The For Your InFARMation materials support key Ohio academic content standards for social studies, language arts, science and math, and can be downloaded fre...

Discussion Meet applications due Jan. 3, 2014

Published Dec. 12, 2013

Do you have the ability to...    Help others express ideas effectively?    Be a persuasive speaker?    Be a productive thinker?    Exchange ideas and information to find solutions to challenges?    Involve others in conversation Then the Discussion Meet is for you. Discussion Meet is not a panel discussion or debate, but rather an exercise in cooperative problem solving, designed to give participa...

Meet your 2013-2014 leaders!

Published Nov. 18, 2013

Farm Bureau trustees - Brett Barton, Nathan Brown, Dave Bushelman, Ron Caldwell, Shaun Dance, Evan Davis, Wes Ellis, Jim faust, Brandon Fullenkamp, Sherri Helterbrand, Ethan Howard, Jeff Roehm, Amy Schoultheis, Tim Sheeley, Kip Shoemaker and Steve Vance. Officers - President - Jeff Roehm Vice President - Nathan Brown Secretary - Sherri Helterbrand   Action Team Leaders - Communications - Amy Schou...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Heather Utter

Mailing Address:
Physical: 325 West State Street - Mailing: PO Box 288
Georgetown, OH 45121

Phone:
937-378-2212 888-378-2212

Fax:
937-378-2212

Email:
abch@ofbf.org

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

Dues:
$63 per year for a family membership

  • Member Benefits

  • Working cooperatively on local issues
  • Leadership development, networking, social gatherings
  • Special savings from local businesses
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