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Farm Tire Recycling Information

Published Jul. 14, 2014

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Lucas County Farm Bureau and UT Team Up To Host Chinese Scholars

Published Jun. 23, 2014

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Farm to Plate Know and Grow Event

Published Jun. 5, 2014

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....

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OD in Training Comments - Jessica Swihart

Published Jun. 3, 2014

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...

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OD Comments - Darren Franks welcomes OD in Training

Published Jun. 3, 2014

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...

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COA Corner - Vickie Runyon

Published Jun. 3, 2014

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...

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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...

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2014 Ottawa County Scholarship Recipients

Published Jun. 2, 2014

Each year the Ottawa County Farm Bureau offers several scholarships. This years recipients include: Noah Cross awarded $500 Scholarship—Noah is the son of Scott and Melissa Cross from Port Clinton.  He is a senior at Port Clinton High School where he has been involved with many school activities both scholastic and sports.  Noah plans to study Pharmacy at Butler College in the fall with the goal o...

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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.    ...

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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 a combined Annual Meeting Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 at the Jr. 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....

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County Information

Organization Director:
Darren Frank

Mailing Address:
109 Portage St.
Woodville, OH 43469

Phone:
419-849-2128

Fax:
419-849-2526

Email:
ottawa@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dues:
$65 per year for a family membership

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