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Lorain County FB Annual Meeting of Membership in conjunction with Lorain SWCD

Published Aug. 14, 2014

Lorain County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting of Membership in conjunction with Lorain Soil & Water Conservation District Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 'New' New Russia Township Hall, 46300 Butternut Ridge Rd, Oberlin 6:30 pm Meet & Greet Candidates' Reception, 7 pm Buffet Dinner Business Meeting to Follow:  Trustees and OFBF Annual Meeting Delegates elections, Act upon proposed policy resolutions, A...

July 26 First Responders' Training & Farm Safety Day

Published Jul. 17, 2014

Lorain County Farm Bureau will be hosting a First Responders' Training and Farm Safety Day that is open to members and the public to attend on Saturday, July 26, 2014 starting at 9 am and going until approximately 3 pm. Lorain-Medina Rural Electric in cooperation with their sister cooperative; South Central Power will be holding one live line electric hazard awareness demonstration at 10:30 am.  T...

Save the Date for Lorain County Farm Bureau's Fall Farm Tour

Published Jul. 10, 2014

Lorain County Farm Bureau invites you to save the date:  September 27, 2014 Noon to 5 p.m. for its Fall Farm Tour. Enjoy the country view and beautiful agriculture showcase in northeastern Lorain County. Plus!  Visit Lorain County Farm Bureau's booth at the Lorain County fair in the Soil & Water Barn, and pick up a Fall Farm Tour brochure. Visit northcoastfarmbureau.org, or contact Farm Bureau...

2013 Pork Chop Dinner

Policy Development Need Your Input! Who Will Be Your Voice?

Published Jun. 12, 2014

As part of our annual policy development process, Lorain County Farm Bureau reviews its policy positions on local, state, and national issues, which affect agriculture, food, and rural living.  These positions, in turn, serve as the basis for political action throughout the program year. By virtue of your position in either agriculture or government, you are familiar with the issues facing Lorain ...

Firefighters Wanted for Comprehensive Agriculture Rescue Training on July 26

Published May. 1, 2014

Lorain County Farm Bureau will be sponsoring the Ohio Fire Academy for a one day Comprehensive Agriculture Rescue Training  Saturday, July 26 at Gordon Farms, 43191 Jones Road, Wellington.  If you are a firefighter and would like to make a reservation, please contact Lorain County Farm Bureau 1-866-859-2415 or [email protected]  Please be sure to RSVP for this training!  Lunch will be provided.  ...

March 18 Informational Meeting with Lorain County Sheriff's Department

Published Mar. 7, 2014

Lorain County Farm Bureau in cooperation with the Lorain County Sheriff’s Department will present an informational meeting on Tuesday, March 18 at 7 pm.  Chief Deputy Cavanaugh and Detective Olen Martin will discuss various abuse and production of narcotics in Lorain County.  As well as the heroin and opiate epidemic that is currently happening.  Meeting will be held Tuesday, March 18, 7 p.m. at L...

Farm Lending Seminar

Farm Lending Seminar- March 5

Published Feb. 26, 2014

Come learn about lending programs that can help you expand your farm business.  Hope to see you at our Farm Lending Seminar Wednesday, March 5.  7 p.m. at Fort's Old Town Tavern, 122 W. Herrick Ave., Wellington. Please RSVP to 1-866-859-2415. Sponsored by Lorain County Farm Bureau and the Denny Bauer Agency...

Volunteers Needed for January 22, 2014 Membership Kick-Off at Matus Winery

Published Jan. 3, 2014

Lorain County Farm Bureau will hold their Membershp Kick-Off on January 22, 2014 at Matus Winery at 7 pm. Join us for a fun evening at Matus Winery!  Evening will include a fun program, dinner and wine.  Please RSVP to the county Farm Bureau office at 1-866-859-2415 or email [email protected]  Membership Coordinator Lauren Fehlan looks forward to you getting involved with this 45 day campaign! Agai...

Weilnau Re-Elected OFB First Vice President

Published Dec. 6, 2013

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 m...

Young Agricultural Professionals Leadership Experience

Published Oct. 29, 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...

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