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Putnam County

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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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Holiday Wreath and Soy Candle Making Class

Published Oct. 9, 2013

Come and learn from local experts how to make holiday wreaths, soy candles and other goodies for the upcoming holiday season. You will be able to take home your own wreath and a soy candle to enjoy. Cost: Farm Bureau member: $5; nonmember: $15 Registration: Contact Putnam County Farm Bureau at 419-523-5874 or putnam@ofbf.org. Register by Nov. 13....

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Putnam County Fair

Published Jul. 2, 2013

The Putnam County Farm Bureau wants to congratulate all the 4-H and FFA members on a job well done and a successful fair week....

Excellence in Ag and Outstanding Young Farmer Contests

Published Apr. 10, 2013

Outstanding Young Farmer Ohio Farm Bureau is looking for the top young farmers in the state. This award is designed to recognize successful young farmers, age 35 or younger, for achievements in the business of farming and leadership in the agricultural community. Four state finalists will be selected from county winners in 2012 and previous years to compete at the state level. The finalists will p...

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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

  • Member Benefits

  • Working cooperatively on local issues
  • Leadership development, networking, social gatherings
  • Special savings from local businesses
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