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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...

Young Ag Professional (YAP)

Published Apr. 10, 2013

Agriculture has many faces, just like young professionals. Ohio Farm Bureau Young Agricultural Professionals are 18 to 35, singles and married, who are interested in improving the business of agriculture, learning new ideas and developing leadership skills. Farmers take on the role of chemist, veterinarian, human resources director, marketing expert, mechanic, and much more. All of these are profe...

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Social Media Workshop Offered April 3

Published Mar. 26, 2013

Join Ohio Farms Bureau's Callie Wells  April 3 to learn how to better engage online through Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and blogging. The workshop is scheduled form 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. located at the Putnam County Educational Service Center, Ottawa. Please RSVP to the  Putnam County Farm Bureau Office at jwilson@ofbf.org or 419-523-5874....

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Nutrient Management Seminar

Published Mar. 13, 2013

There will be a Nutrient Management Seminar March 18 at the Paulding County OSU Extension Office from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Speakers will include Larry Antosch with Ohio Farm Bureau and Joe Nester with Nester Ag. There will be a light dinner provided. Please RSVP to 419-523-5874....

Conversation With EASE training program

Published Feb. 19, 2013

Conversation with EASE Training available on March 25, 2013, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at The Red Pig Inn, 1470 N Perry St, Ottawa, Ohio.We hope you will be able to attend our upcoming training program. So that we may plan appropriately, would you please RSVP to Mariah Schroder by calling 419-523-5874 or sending an email to mschroeder@ofbf.org by March 20. Space is limited, so make sure you RSVP earl...

Membership Kick-off Feb. 5

Published Jan. 16, 2013

Join us Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. in the meeting room on the east side of the new Putnam County Agricultural Service Complex for a guest speaker from the Ohio Farm Bureau public policy department. Topics include current public policy updates on both the state and federal levels, as well as tips on how you can stay informed and get involved. Come fellowship with other Farm Bureau members and enjoy  pizza, p...

Andrea Karhoff Memorial Scholarship Information

Published Jan. 16, 2013

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 Farm Bureau Wins Two Excellence Awards

Published Dec. 10, 2012

Congratulations to the Putnam County Farm Bureau Board of Trustees and volunteers for receiving two Awards of Excellence at the 2012 Ohio Farm Bureau Annual Meeting. The Putnam County Farm Bureau was awarded two Silver medals, one for the area of Center of Food and Animal Issues and the other for Public Policy. These awards are based on the past year's county prpgrams. Pictured L-R: Dave Fischbach...

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2012 Annual Meeting Delegates

Published Dec. 10, 2012

Than you to the 2012 Ohio Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Delegates. Pictures L-R Bottom Row: Dave Moser - Delegate; Dave Fischbach - Delegate Top Row L-R: Jennifer Wilson - Putnam County Organization Director; Glen Arnold - Delegate; Tommie Price - Delegate; and Mike Schumm - Ohio Farm Bureau District 5 Trustee....

Workers' Compensation Discussion

Published Oct. 22, 2012

There will be a workers' compensation update and discussion with Ohio Industrial Commission Chariman and CEO Karen L. Gillmor, Ph.D., and Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation Administrator Steve Buehrer. The event will take place Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Theatre for Performing Arts, 4240 Campus Drive, Lima. Please RSVP with Jacob Bell at jkbell@ic.state.oh.us or 614-387-386...

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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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