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Putnam County Farm Bureau Scholarship Information

Published Jan. 22, 2015

The Putnam County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that the 2015-2016 scholarship application is available. If you or someone you know would like to apply, please click on the file below to print and complete the application. You can also call or email the county office at 419-523-5874 or putnam@ofbf.org to receive a copy as well. The application deadline is April 1, 2015....

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2014 Voting Delegates

2014 OFBF Annual Meeting

Published Jan. 12, 2015

Farm Bureau members from Putnam County served as voting delegates to the 96th annual meeting of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF), held December 10 – December 12 in Columbus. Delegates established the organization’s policies on various federal and state issues, working together to create positions that are right for farmers, consumers and Ohioans. Annual meeting delegates represent various sizes ...

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2015 Membership Kick Off Jan. 15

Published Dec. 19, 2014

Come join us Jan. 15 for our Annual Membership Kick-off. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. and will be located at the Putnam County Farm Bureau office, 1206 E. Second St., Ottawa. Pizza and refreshments will be provided. Whether you are a long-term member, new member, or someone interested in learning more about Farm Bureau and what we do, there will something for everyone. *Bring a guest who signs ...

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2015 YAP Winter Conference

Published Oct. 6, 2014

Young agricultural professionals from across Ohio are invited to attend the annual Leadership Experience "Growing Our Generation" Jan. 30 and 31 at the Renaissance Columbus hotel. The conference features plenty of fun, educational sessions featuring entertainment by the Peterson Farm Brothers and keynote speaker Mike Pearson, host of Market to Market.  Cost is $150/individual and $200/couple. RSVP...

Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification Program Training

Published Sep. 18, 2014

Ohio has a new law that requires most farmers to become certified fertilizer applicators.  Ohio Farm Bureau worked to make this new law effective and manageable. Now, Ohio State University Extension and Ohio Department of Agriculture are beginning the certification process; below is more information on the requirements and the initial training sessions to be held soon in northwest Ohio. Farm Burea...

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Cover Crop Farm Tour Offered

Published Jul. 17, 2014

A soil heal, 4R, and cover crop farm tour is being offered on August 21. This is open to all residents in Putnam county and the surrounding areas. The cost is $20 and lunch is included. If you are interested in attending, please contact our office at 419-523-5874 to make your reservation. Please RSVP by August 7....

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Farmers Care Breakfast March 29

Published Feb. 17, 2014

Come out to the Glandorf Parish Center Saturday, March 29, for Putnam County Farm Bureau's 4th Annual Farmers Share Breakfast. We will begin serving at 8 a.m. and will be featuring pancakes, eggs, sausage, danishes, coffee, milk and orange juice. There is not a charge but donations are welcome. For more information call 419-523-5874 or email at putnam@ofbf.org....

Andrea Karhoff Memorial Scholarship

Published Feb. 17, 2014

If you or your parents are current paid members of the Putnam County Farm Bureau and you are either a high school senior or currently enrolled as a full-time, undergraduate student, please take a minute to look over the current guidelines for the Putnam County Farm Bureau Scholarship.  You can submit the application electronically by following this link or you can contact the office by calling 419...

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Putnam County Membership Kickoff

Published Jan. 13, 2014

Kickoff is Jan. 14 at 6:30 p.m., located at Henry's Restaurant in Ottawa. Come and learn about how to remove old oil and gas leases from your property with guest speaker Dale Arnold. Plus get information on the future outlook on drilling in Ohio. This will be a buffet meal sponsored by the Putnam County Farm Bureau. Plus, earn a chance to win a $50 gas card!...

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Mike Poling Elected to OFBF Board

Published Dec. 11, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Michael (Mike) Poling of Delphos has been elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent Farm Bureau members in Allen, Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert counties. Poling will help govern the state’s largest and most influential farm organization. He fills the board seat formerly held by Mike Schumm of Willshire who retired after 1...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Jessica Swihart

Mailing Address:
1206 E Second St., Suite 1
Ottawa, OH 45875

Phone:
419-523-5874

Fax:
419-523-3219

Email:
putnam@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dues:
$65 per year for a family membership

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