Harvest season is busy… busy in the fields, at the farms and on the ROADS in between. Here are some safety tips I am borrowing and expanding from OSU Extension about traveling on rural roads: 1. Be watchful! It is so easy to be distracted by our thoughts, our phones, or our families. Farm trucks and equipment may be exiting or entering the roadways from places you don’t expect to see traffic. ...
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Make your list and sign-up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Applications submitted by November 15th will receive 1st priority for funding. It’s the time of year Ohio farmers hit the fields to harvest, driving over the land planted last spring. As combines remove the crop, the land hidden beneath reveals areas that may benefit from conservation treatments to improve the healt...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Eddie Lou Meimer of Mt. Gilead has been elected to the board of trustees of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). She will serve as Northwest Women’s trustee, representing Farm Bureau members from 24 counties, and help govern the state’s largest and most inclusive farm organization. She fills the position formerly held by Judy Loudenslager of Marion, who retired from the...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Cy Prettyman of New Bloomington has been elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent the members of District 7, which includes Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland counties. He will help govern Ohio’s largest and most inclusive farm organization. Prettyman fills the seat formerly held by Don Ralph of Morral who retired a...
Farm Bureau is organized on three levels - local, state and national. The county (local) is the very heart and strength of the organization. It’s here the members work together as volunteers in an effort to improve their profession. Seeking solutions to problems which affect their social and economic well being is the reason they join this general farm organization. The policy Farm Bureau oper...
Ohio Farm Bureau members can now receive a $500 discount on each qualifying 2011 or 2012 model year Chevrolet, GMC or Buick vehicle they purchase or lease. This Farm Bureau member exclusive is offered for vehicles purchased or leased through Farm Bureau’s—GM Private Offer at a participating GM dealership. Twenty-six GM models are part of the program, including the Chevrolet Silverado HD, honored a...
Organization Director:Tim Hicks
Mailing Address:1495 W. Longview Ave. Suite 203
Mansfield, OH 44906
Office Hours:Mon. through Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dues:$80 per year for a family membership
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