Sparky Weilnau of Milan has been re-elected first vice president of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF), the second highest elected office in the state’s largest and most influential farm organization. He serves on OFBF’s board of trustees for District 3, representing members from Cuyahoga, Erie, Huron and Lorain counties. Weilnau produces popcorn, field corn, soybeans and wheat. He is a 37-year ...
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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...
The Lorain County Farm Bureau Board of Trustees has elected the following members as officers for the 2013-14 program year . Congratulations to everyone! Ron Pickworth - President Rick Carlson - Vice President Lois McDowell- Secretary Robert Beekman- Treasurer Trustees: Russ Breyley Brenna Finnegan Adele Flynn Eric Flynn Eric Grim Rich Snyder Barb Ziegler Joyce Ziegler...
Lorain County Farm Bureau's Fall Farm Tour will be Saturday, Sept. 28 from 12 p.m. to 5 pm. We hope you can join us on this drive-it-yourself tour of five different farms. This farm tour is free. You can pick up a flyer from the Lorain County Farm Bureau booth at the Lorain County Fair (Aug. 19-25) or you can view one below. We hope to see you Sept. 28!...
Lorain County Farm Bureau's Annual Meeting of Membership in conjunction with Lorain Soil and Water Conservation District is set for Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 at New Russia Township Hall, 46268 Butternut Ridge Road, Oberlin. Lorain SWCD Supervisor's Voting will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 pm. The meeting will start at 7 pm with dinner and the business meeting will follow. Tickets are available from L...
Each year, Lorain County Farm Bureau awards ag-related scholarships and general scholarships to graduating seniors and continuing education scholarships to college students studying an ag-related field. These scholarships were recently awarded to several deserving individuals. Emily Edwards of Midview High School and Lorain County Joint Vocational School was the recipient of the $500 General Sch...
Take a minute and get involved in your organization, the Farm Bureau. Provide us input in our policy development process. Tell us your concern, issue, or challenge in your community or on your farm and give us suggestions on how we might work to resolve it. Our policy development committee will review your responses to be presented at the annual county Farm Bureau meeting in September. Policy hel...
This summer the Ohio Farm Bureau is once again partnering with Ohio FFA to to sponsor the 2013 Ohio Leadership Camp, June 21 - 24, 2013 at Camp Muskingum in Carrollton, Ohio. Lorain County Farm Bureau is offering scholarships for youth ages 14 - 17 years to attend and experience this unique and fun time while developing leadership potential. Want more info? Download the information provided or ...
Agricultural nutrient management and water quality is an issue that has been receiving a lot of attention. Recent water quality challenges have placed new expectations on farmers regarding nutrient management. Government, special interest groups, the media and the public expect farmers to help cleanup the state’s water resources. Sign up to attend the online meeting and receive the latest informat...
As a farmer in Ohio you have a significant challenge bearing down quickly. Government, special interest groups, the media and the public all expect you to help cleam up the state's water resources. If you aren't proactive, federal and state laws and regulations may mandate how you farm. A starting point is to commit to the principle's of 4R Nutrient Stewardship; using the Right fertilizer sour...
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