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Policy Development Meeting Set for June 21

Published Jun. 6, 2012

Huron County elected officials, representatives of government agencies, county commodity groups, and other organizations have been invited to discuss their concerns with the Huron County Farm Bureau at a policy development resource meeting to be held Thursday, June 21, 7 p.m. at Huron County Job & Family Services, 185 Shady Lane Dr., Norwalk.† Hot appetizers and drinks will be served. "The pol...

2012 Scholarships Awarded

Published Jun. 6, 2012

Each year, Huron County Farm Bureau awards ag-related scholarships to graduating seniors and continuing education scholarships to college students studying†an ag-related field.† These scholarships were recently awarded to eight deserving individuals.† Hayley Beck of Western Reserve High School and Tiffany Szabo of New London High School were recipients of the $500 Agriculture Scholarship.† Hayley ...

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Farm Bureau Night at the Toledo Mud Hens Game

Published Jun. 5, 2012

Join Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Wood, Defiance Fulton, Henry, Williams, Hancock, Hardin, Seneca and Wyandot County Farm Bureaus at the Toledo Mud Hens baseball game†on fireworks night,†Friday, June 22 at the discounted price of $7 per ticket.† The ticket cost also includes a t-shirt. The Mud Hens play the Norfolk Tides and game time is 7 p.m.† Tickets must be purchased by June 15 through the Lucas, ...

OFBF Offering Blogging Workshop June 22

Published May. 25, 2012

DATE† Jun. 22, 2012 | 09:00 am - 04:00 pm LOCATION† Ohio Farm Bureau Office, 280 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43218 Build and engage your community through Ohio Farm Bureauís Blog Workshop Whether youíre thinking about blogging, just blog occasionally, or are continually looking to improve your blogging efforts, there will be plenty of value to be gained out of participating in the Ohio Farm Bure...

OFBF Looking for State Fair Ambassadors

Published May. 18, 2012

Are you a college student who loves agriculture and would like an excellent opportunity this summer to promote your passion for Ohio agriculture?† If so,†Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is looking for†state fair ambassadors who are eager to grow through the OFBF Ambassaor Leadership program and work during the Ohio State Fair this summer. This opportunity includes two days of leadership training to as...

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation AgriPOWER Institute Accepting Nominations

Published Apr. 25, 2012

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 professionals: AgriPOWER. This yearlong program focuses on public policy issues confronting agriculture and the food industry such as animal ...

President's Trip to Washington, D.C. Held March 5-7

Published Mar. 27, 2012

Huron County Farm Bureau President Elaine Conger was one of more than 60 county Farm Bureau presidents who attended the 66th Annual County President's Trip to Washington, D.C. that was held March 5-7, 2012.† During the trip the county presidents visited the Mexico and South Korea Embassies and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.† Senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman addressed the volunteer leade...

ODOT Public Meeting - Route 20 Bypass - March 15

Published Mar. 9, 2012

The Huron County Farm Bureau has been working to allow farm machinery on the U.S. Route 20 Bypass for 14 years.† On Thursday, March 15, 2012 there will be a public meeting held in the Norwalk High School cafeteria from 5 p.m to 8 p.m. where exhibits will be on display offering different options regarding this issue from the Ohio Department of Transportation.† All are welcome to attend this meeting...

'Land as Your Legacy' Educational Seminar - March 29

Published Mar. 5, 2012

Huron County Farm Bureau in conjunction with Trent Nationwide Insurance Group will be holding a 'Land as Your Legacy' educational seminar Thursday, March 29 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Eagles Club, 151 Cline St., Norwalk.† 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 happen...

Teacher Grant Opportunity - Deadline March 15

Published Mar. 1, 2012

The Huron County Farm Bureau sponsors agriculture-related grants from $25 to $250 to teachers from any grade level in a Huron County School.† The grant must be for the teaching of agriculturally related subjects.† Ag-related is defined as having to do with the production of crops and livestock, and the use of those products in our society, management of land and the environment, and agriculture-re...

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