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Young Ag Professionals Leadership Conference

2014 Young Ag Professionals Leadership Experience Jan. 24-25

Published Nov. 20, 2013

The 2014 Young Ag Professionals Leadership Experience is planned for January 24-25. This Leadership Experience is an opportunity to build personal and professional skills, network with agricultural leaders, and learn to make a difference in your community, Farm Bureau and agriculture. Join Ohio Farm Bureau Young Ag Professionals for a time of personal and professional development, fun, food and fe...

CAUV Meeting, Nov. 12

Published Oct. 28, 2013

ATTENTION! Current Agriculture Use Value (CAUV) Program Participants The Ohio Department of Taxation has updated Miami County’s soil rate values for CAUV for Tax Year 2013 and a meeting will be held to discuss this key topic.  When: Nov. 12, 2013  Where:  Miami East High School Cafeteria  Time: 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.) Please park in the East parking lot of the (new) High School and enter thr...

All Agriculture Meeting & Banquet Sept. 5

Published Aug. 22, 2013

This evening will combine business for Miami County Farm Bureau, Miami Soil & Water Conservation District, Farm Service Agency, and USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Thursday, September 5th, 2013 at the Duke Lungard Building at the Miami County Fairgrounds, Troy. Doors open at 5:30pm.  Dinner is at 6:30pm.  Program and Agency Highlights start at 7pm. Tickets are $10 at the do...

Garden Cover Crop Workshop Sept. 10 CANCELLED

Published Aug. 22, 2013

THE WORKSHOP IS CANCELLED DUE TO A LACK OF RSVP'S. Why should a home gardener use cover crops? Proper use of cover crops can suppress weeds, add nutrients, conserve water, preserve soil structure, enhance microbial action in the soil, and contribute organic matter and much more.  These all will lead to a healthier soil in your garden and increase production in your next growing season. When:  Sept...

COSI Farm Days - and discount for Farm Bureau members

Published Jul. 3, 2013

COSI Farm Days - Little Seeds, Big Tractors Aug. 14-18 Farm Bureau members get a discount on admission and 10 percent off of a COSI membership....

$500 Scholarship offered

Published Jul. 1, 2013

Miami County Farm Bureau is currently offering a $500 college scholarship. This scholarship is open to any Miami County Farm Bureau family member. To be eligible for consideration, the applicant must also be a full-time college student, at least sophomore status or above, entering an agriculture or natural resources related field of study at an accredited college. All applications for the scholars...

Young Ag Professional Summer Conf. July 13

Published Jun. 19, 2013

Champaign, Clark, Darke, and Miami Counties are hosting a Summer Mini Conference for Young Ag Professionals When: July 13th, 2013  3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Where:  Poor Farmers Campgrounds, 7211 N. Lostcreek-Shelby Rd., Fletcher OH Who:  Anyone ages 18-35, singles and married, who are interested in improving the business of agriculture, learning new ideas and developing leadership skills. Agenda:  3:30...

A.C.E. Conservation Tour

Published Jun. 18, 2013

The A.C.E. (Agriculture for a Clean Environment) group is planning a conservation tour of Ohio July 24 and 25, 2013.  This trip is being offered to residents of Miami and Darke Counties and is limited to those over 21 years of age. The cost for this tour is $75 per person; hotel rooms are double occupancy only. The conservation tour will depart from the Miami SWCD office (1330 North County Road 25...

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Joe and Missy Duer, featured in Our Ohio

Miami County couple uses original 1820 copper stills

Published Jun. 12, 2013

Joe and Missy Duer are making the hearty 1820 rye whiskey the old-fashioned way with a couple of modern twists. They are using the family recipe (called a mash bill), original stills, 1880 grinding mill and limestone water from nearby Indian Creek. Propane has replaced the wood fires and the water is pumped from the springs instead of being drawn from the millrace. But other than that, the process...

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Samuel, Emma, and Laura Sutherly

Miami County's Laura Sutherly featured in Our Ohio issue

Published Jun. 12, 2013

Miami County Farm Bureau member, Laura Sutherly is featured in the May/June issue of Our Ohio.  Click the link below for more. http://ourohio.org/food/tips-and-trends/1052/dash-of-passion...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Mandy Havenar

Mailing Address:
1554 McKaig Avenue, Building B
Troy, OH 45373-2641

Phone:
937-335-1471

Fax:
937-332-3606

Email:
miami@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Dues:
$80 per year for a family membership

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