Save the date! Join Lucas County Farm Bureau for its first annual Farm to Plate Food Dialogue on September 9, 2014 at the Toledo Zoo. More information will be available in the next few weeks, so please check back on our webpage....
- Van Wert
These past few weeks have been a whirlwind of excitement for me. I am excited to be joining the Farm Bureau, and I am really excited to be working under Darren to learn what it takes to be an Organization Director, where ever the Farm Bureau will take me. I am extremely excited to be located within my “home” counties to start off with and I cannot wait to dive right in and take part of all the act...
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...
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...
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...
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. ...
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....
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...
Mark your calendars - July 8 - 13. See you at the fair! http://www.lucascountyfair.com/timesprices.html...
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...
Organization Director:Kristin Flowers
Mailing Address:109 Portage St.
Woodville, OH 43469
Office Hours:Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dues:$65 per year for a family membership
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