With June quickly coming to an end, we ring in the month of July by celebrating our country’s independence, and remembering all who took part in protecting that freedom. I think it is safe to say that in many small towns Independence Day is celebrated with barbeque and cookout hopping, a small town festivity, and a firework show as the grand finale. If you’re anything like my family we plan our ...
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Growing up, I always had a niche for getting my hands dirty and helping on my grandpa’s farm, but little did I know that I would someday put the knowledge my grandpa passed onto to me into a career. I like to think of my farming background and knowledge as stepping-stones to a strong foundation of my impact on the agriculture industry. At first it started out small, piece-by-piece being laid out...
Please welcome our summer intern Meghan Bruns from Fort Loramie. Meghan is going into her junior year at Wilmington College majoring in Agriculture with a concentration in Animal Science and Communications. Meghan’s will be working with the OD, staff, board trustees, members and volunteers on several projects throughout the summer, like our Grow and Know activities, camps and fairs. She will ...
Ohio farmers are natural stewards of soil and water. We know we play a significant role in protecting Ohio’s water resources for Ohio’s families, schools, businesses and communities. Because we take this responsibility seriously, Ohio Farm Bureau’s Water Quality Action Plan helps farmers proactively step up our historic efforts to improve and protect water quality for the good of all. This docume...
The 2015 Celina Farmers' Market will open May 2 and run every Saturday from 9 a.m. - noon, May - September. The market is located at the Courthouse Square in Celina, 101 N. Main Street. The market will feature locally grown produce, homemade foods & baked goods, gourmet cupcakes, plants, flowers, soaps made from essential oils, and artisan crafts. New vendors are welcome, and registration fo...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Mike Bensman of Sidney has been elected District 10 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He was elected Dec. 12 during OFBF’s 96th annual meeting to fill the unexpired term of Ellen Joslin who is retiring after 14 years of service. He will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization and represent Farm Bureau members from Auglaize, Logan, Mercer ...
On December 16 New Bremen FFA, advisor Maria Homan, hosted a viewing of the FARMLAND movie by James Moll. The viewing was a great success with more than 125 in attendance. The FARMLAND movie is a journey through the seasons with six young farmers across the U.S. We follow them as they go through the joys, struggles and growth of working on their farms during a year. The film is a moving portrayal...
On Saturday, September 13, more than 130 Farm Bureau members enjoyed a wonderful meal and an evening of recognition at the Darke and Mercer Co. Farm Bureau Annual Meeting! After the meeting members shared great laughs listening to comedian Tim Bedore. During the meeting were elections of board members, delegates for the 2015 OFBF Annual Meeting and proposed 2014-15 Policies. Elected onto the 201...
The Mercer County Fair Board, Farm Bureau, and the Wright State University - Lake Campus Agriculture and Food Science Program hosted a Mercer County Ag Day on April 15 at the Mercer County Fairgrounds and the event was a great success with 25 agricultural related displays, breakfast offer to the public and lunch donated to students, and two excellent guest speakers. More than 160 attend the breakf...
The Mercer, Auglaize and Van Wert County Farm Bureaus hosted a CAUV Update meeting April 10 at the St. Marys High School Auditorium. Guest speakers included Leah Curtis, Director of Ag. Law at the Ohio Farm Bureau, and Dick Hoffman an appraiser. These counties are up for CAUV re-evaluation next fall so members were encourage to attend. However, if you were unable to attend, attached are two packet...
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