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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.    ...


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....


In Celebration of Ottawa County Fair's 50 Years

Published Jun. 2, 2014

Ottawa County Farm Bureau will be hosting an Antique Tractor Display and "Tractor  Games". Bring your tractor for display on Saturday July 12 or Sunday July 13 from 8 am til 9 pm both days. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Fair we will feature anything from 1964. Then on Saturday July 19 we will break them out and play in front of the grandstand at 10 am. There will be antique tractor pulls...


Summertime means County Fair time!

Published Jun. 2, 2014

Ottawa County Fair is celebrating 50 years! Mark your calendars July 14 - 20. See you at the fair!   http://ottawacountyfair.org/fair/...


Comments from Board President, Dean Schiller

Published Jun. 2, 2014

Hello everyone! I hope by the time you read this there is warmer weather and the crops are being planted. With summer coming around the corner so is fair season, if you get a chance take some time and go see the kids projects. They have worked hard on them. Why not take a nonfarmer with you to the fair to show where their food comes from. Thank you for being a member, with your membership we are t...


Strawberries 101 - June 21 - Let's Jam!

Published May. 29, 2014

The Lucas County Farm Bureau invites the Ottawa County Farm Bureau members to attend the "Strawberries 101 Propagation to Jam Making" event on Saturday, June 21. The day begins at 1 pm at Stevens Gardens in Monclova. Participants will learn the ins and outs of strawberry production from second generation producers at Stevens Gardens. They will discuss what is needed to start, care for and maintain...


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 Ottawa 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...


Mud Hens Family Fun Night

Published Apr. 28, 2014

Join us for our annual Family Fun Night at Fifth Third Field. Click the link for more information....

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