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Lorain County Youth Awarded Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarships

Published May. 18, 2012

The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation has awarded 11 $1,000 scholarships to Ohio young people for 2012, two of which are from Lorain county.  Madeline Bauer of Avon Lake is an inaugural winner of the Cindy Hollingshead Scholarship. The program was established in memory of Ohio Farm Bureau’s 39-year executive secretary who passed away in 2011. Hollingshead was instrumental in the development of Ohio Farm...

Grant Opportunity for Teachers and Organizations - due June 30

Published May. 10, 2012

Lorain County Farm Bureau offers ag awareness grants to teachers and organizations to enhance awareness of agriculture throughout Lorain county.  There are classroom and non-classroom grants available for the teaching of subjects concerning agriculture.  These subjects can relate to crop and livestock production, our society's use of agricultural products, land management, or the environment and c...

Chance to Win Vintage Ohio Wine Festival Tickets

Published May. 3, 2012

Love great wine and Farm Bureau?  Here is your opportunity to get two for the price of one.  Simply join the Farm Bureau in Lorain, Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake or Trumbull counties between now and June 30 and be entered in a drawing to win one of 10 pairs of tickets to Vintage Ohio Wine Festival Aug. 3-4 in Lake County.  Only new Farm Bureau members are eligible. For more information, contac...

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 ...

Coupon Offer from Slow & Easy Alpaca Farm & Locke's Green Side Up Garden Center

Published Mar. 29, 2012

If you enjoy buying local products and produce then you'll want to check out the Buying Local Directory at www.ourohio.org for valuable information and coupons.  The Buying Local Directory offers a county by county directory of small businesses that offer locally grown and locally made produce and other products.  Many of the businesses are now offering discounts to Farm Bureau members through the...

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

Published Mar. 27, 2012

Lorain County Farm Bureau President, Ron Pickworth 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 lea...

Membership Check-In Meeting - March 13

Published Mar. 5, 2012

The Lorain County Farm Bureau will hold a Membership Check-In and Phone-a-Thon meeting on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at the Farm Bureau office, 530 S. Main St., Oberlin at 6:30 p.m.  Join us to review membership numbers, township reports, discuss goals and results.  If you have any questions, please contact the Lorain County Farm Bureau office at 440-774-2211, 866-859-2415 or lorain@ofbf.org....

Scholarship Opportunities - March 31 Deadline

Published Feb. 29, 2012

The Lorain County Farm Bureau offers scholarship opportunities for high school graduates as well as continuing education scholarships for those already pursuing an agricultural related field of study.  There are two types of scholarships available for graduating seniors including a General $500 scholarship and an Ag-Related $1,000 scholarship.  The continuing education scholarship is $1,000 for th...

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Locke's Green Side Up

Coupon Offer for Locke's Green Side Up Garden Center

Published Feb. 20, 2012

As you start planning for your spring gardening needs keep in mind Locke's Green Side Up Garden Center as your source for all your supplies.  Locke's offers Farm Bureau members 10 percent off everything in their store with a coupon that can be printed here.  Locke's Green Side Up Garden Center is a Lorain County Farm Bureau member and participates in the Our Ohio 2012 Buying Local Coupon Program. ...

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Campaign Discussion

Membership Campaign Kick-Off Dinner Held Feb. 7

Published Feb. 10, 2012

Tuesday, Feb. 7, Lorain County Farm Bureau kicked off its 2012 membership campaign by hosting a dinner at Matus Winery where more than 30 people met to discuss the campaign and goals for the year.  Discussion included upcoming campaign check-in dates, member benefit changes, distribution of worker folders and what information is included, discussion of membership numbers, and an explanation of the...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Amanda Denes

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:
$55 per year for a family membership

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