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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...


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.    ...


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....


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...


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...


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...


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....


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.      ...


Summer Intern - Tricia Schoen

Published May. 15, 2014

The Lucas County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that our Intern is in place for the summer. Tricia Schoen, Bellevue, will enter her second year at The Ohio State University where she majors in Agriscience Education with the hopes of becoming a high school educator. Agriculture is very important in Tricia's family. She and her family live on a small farm where they raise goats, chickens, ducks,...


Farm to Plate: A Food Dialogue Sept. 9

Published May. 13, 2014

The Lucas County Farm Bureau Board is excited to announce the upcoming event: Farm to Plate: A Food Dialogue on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 beginning at 5 p.m. at The Toledo Zoo Nairobi Pavillion. Farm to Plate: A Food Dialogue will be a premier event in our community in 2014 featuring an agricultural fair highlighting Lucas County, a locally produced dinner and a panel discussion focusing on something...

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