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OD Comments - Darren Franks welcomes OD in Training

Published Jun. 3, 2014

It is hard to believe that another spring planting season has arrived.   I hope that most of the crops are in the ground and you can breathe a sigh of relief.  I think we all will be glad to feel warmer weather after the long, cold winter. I want to take this time to introduce to you the new Organization Director in training, Jessica Swihart.  Jessica started her career with the Ohio Farm Bureau o...

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COA Corner - Vickie Runyon

Published Jun. 3, 2014

Vickie Runyon has worked for the Farm Bureau since 2002 as the County Office Administrator.  During her time at the Farm Bureau she has seen the local Farm Bureau office move from Luckey to Woodville  and move from a three county office to a four county office with a variety of different organization directors over the years. A native of Wood County, she has lived in Weston, North Baltimore and Pe...

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USDA’s Extended Grant Deadline Will Help More Farmers “Go Solar”

Published Jun. 3, 2014

More and more innovative Ohio farmers are plugging into the sun these days, adopting the latest solar technology to power their farms.  By generating their own electricity, those farmers drastically reduce – or even eliminate – their monthly electricity costs. In many cases, farmers receive grants from USDA to invest in their solar power systems, along with significant tax incentives that are avai...

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AFBF Book of the Year - 2014

Published Jun. 2, 2014

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture presented its seventh annual “Book of the Year” award to Laurie Krebs for “The Beeman.” “The Beeman is full of essential facts about bees, beekeeping and –of course!-honey. There is even a delicious apple and honey muffin recipe to make”  These books are  available for purchase at the office for $14 each.    ...

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Drew Hastings to be Guest Speaker at Annual Meeting

Published Jun. 2, 2014

Save the date! Lucas/Ottawa/Sandusky/Wood County Farm Bureau will host their Annual Meeting on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at theJr. Fair Building, Bowling Green at 6 PM. Comedian, Mayor and Ohio cattle farmer Drew Hastings will be our guest speaker.   Official Annual Meeting notice will be sent out at a later date....

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2014 Lucas County Scholarship Recipients

Published Jun. 2, 2014

Each year the Lucas County Farm Bureau awards several scholarships to our members. This year's winners include: Kathryn Barney winner of William Carstensen and Walter Heilmann Scholarships—Kathryn is the daughter of Eugene and Jeannette Barney.  She is senior at Anthony Wayne High School where she has received many scholastic honors along with being involved with FFA.  Kathryn plans on attending O...

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Summertime means County Fair time!

Published Jun. 2, 2014

Mark your calendars - July 8 - 13. See you at the fair! http://www.lucascountyfair.com/timesprices.html...

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Comments from Board President, Bill Myers

Published Jun. 2, 2014

Greetings from Lucas County! With the passage of Senate Bill 150, Ohio is preparing to be proactive on the water quality issue from fertilizer run off that helps cause the algae blooms in Lake Erie. Its timely implementation will hopefully help us improve the water quality of Lake Erie. I only hope that the loads already present in the lake are not so burdensome as to nullify the effect of decreas...

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Ohio's Leadership Conference with FFA and OFBF

Published May. 19, 2014

There are a limited amount of scholarships available for Farm Bureau member's dependents to attend camp. For more information regarding these scholarships, please contact the office at 800-333-8015.    Visit http://ofbf.org/news-and-events/events/786/ for further camp information and registration....

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Agricultural Lecture Series

Published May. 19, 2014

Sauder Village is hosting an Agricultural Lecture Series beginning  May 19 at the Sauder Heritage Inn. For further information regarding the guest speakers, dates, times and locations, please click the link.      ...

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County Information

Mailing Address:
109 Portage St.
Woodville, OH 43469

Phone:
419-849-2128

Email:
lucas@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 9 - 4. Closed Friday.

Dues:
$65 per year for a family membership

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