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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 lorain@ofbf.org. 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 states largest and most influential farm organization. He serves on OFBFs 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...

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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!...

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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...

2013 Scholarships Awarded

Published Jul. 23, 2013

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...

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Get Involved - Provide Input

Published Jun. 3, 2013

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...

Ohio Leadership Camp 2013

Published May. 7, 2013

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 ...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Amanda Denes-Diedrick

Mailing Address:
8460 Ridge Road
North Royalton, OH 44133

Phone:
1-866-859-2415

Fax:
440-877-0750

Email:
lorain@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dues:
$65 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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