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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...

2013-2014 Lorain County Farm Bureau Officers & Board Members

Published Oct. 29, 2013

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 Fall Farm Tour Set for Sept. 28, 2013

Published Aug. 20, 2013

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!...


Annual Meeting Planned for Sept. 5, 2013

Published Aug. 5, 2013

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...

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