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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...


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 [email protected]...

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...

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. ...

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...

Join Us - Membership Campaign Kick-Off Dinner

Published Jan. 19, 2012

The Lorain County Farm Bureau will be hosting its Membership Kick-Off event Tuesday, Feb. 7 at 6:30 p.m.  All are welcome to attend this event at Matus Winery, 15674 Gore Orphanage Rd., Wakeman, where we will kick-off our membership campaign for 2012.  For more information or to RSVP contact the Lorain County Farm Bureau office at 440-774-2211 or email [email protected] ...

Oil and Gas Leasing Seminar - Jan. 9, 2012

Published Dec. 22, 2011

Lorain County Farm Bureau will be sponsoring an Oil and Gas Leasing educational seminar Monday, Jan. 9, 2012 at the Lorain County JVS (Quarry Room B), 15181 St. Rt. 58, Oberlin at 7 p.m.  Dale Arnold, director of energy, utility & local government policy from the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation will be speaking.  All are welcome to attend.  For more information call the Farm Bureau office at 866-8...

Al DiVencenzo, John Born, Rick Carlson, Sandy Denes, Ron Pickworth

Lorain County Delegates Attend Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting

Published Dec. 1, 2011

The 93rd annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) is underway at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Columbus. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Working and Growing Together.”  John Born, Rick Carlson, Sandy Denes, Al DiVencenzo, and Ron Pickworth were elected as delegates to represent Lorain county at the meeting. The purpose of the meeting is for 342 delegates elected by their county F...

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County Information

  • Member Benefits

  • Working cooperatively on local issues
  • Leadership development, networking, social gatherings
  • Special savings from local businesses
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