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The new Shelby High cafeteria was filled most of the morning!

Farmers Share Breakfast set records!

Published Mar. 19, 2014

To All Participants of the Farmer’s Share Breakfast held at the Shelby High School on February 22, On behalf of the Farm Bureau Board, the Farmer’s Share Breakfast committee and myself, I would like to personally take this time to thank you for your help and participation that made this year’s Farmer’s Share Breakfast a HUGE success.   It was through all these great efforts that we were able to ra...

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County Scholarship Applications Due April 30

Published Mar. 14, 2014

Richland County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce it will award two $500.00 scholarshipsfor the school year 2014-2015. An applicant must be a child or dependent of a member of the Richland County Farm Bureau and a graduating senior or current college student. Please see the attached pdf for additional requirements and application. Word versions of the application are available by email request. A...

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Ohio Safety Congress March 25 to 27 in Columbus

Published Feb. 26, 2014

The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) Safety Congress & Expo will be held from March 25 to March 27 at the Columbus Convention Center.  The annual convention will continue its tradition of assisting employers by instilling a culture of safety through the theme of finding Your Pathway to Safety.  Details from CompManagement...

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Get Ready for FRESH Local Foods!

Published Feb. 14, 2014

I can't wait for this winter to end and to be able to eat garden fresh foods again! To get you ready there are several great programs coming up in the next month or so. Local programs hosted by NECIC and/or our Raising Richland garden network partners: * Feb. 20:  Growing Raspberries and Blackberries with IPM - View Extension Webinar at NECIC * Feb. 25:  Kick Off Your Garden Season with Seed Start...

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Grow and Know Event April 5

Published Feb. 14, 2014

Join Farm Bureau for a unique dining experience at Flying Horse Farms, a camp that provides magical, transforming experiences for children with serious illnesses. Located on 200 acres in Mt. Gilead, Flying Horse Farms serves hundreds of children and families each year - free of charge. Morrow County Farm Bureau, in collaboration with Delaware and Richland County Farm Bureaus, are your hosts for an...

Safety Meeting set for March 28

Published Feb. 13, 2014

The Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland County Farm Bureaus will hold the annual Safety Meeting Friday, March 28. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. with presentations to begin at 9 a.m.and finish by 11 a.m. The meeting will be held in Conference Room 235, Richland County Longview Center, 1495 West Longview Ave. Mansfield, Ohio 44906. Alyssa Fedor will share her personal experience with farm a...

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Be a Member, Sign a Member

Published Feb. 13, 2014

We recently kicked off our 45 day membership campaign and we’d like your help in making this year a success. Our goal is to secure 42 new farmer members by March 6. The more people we have talking to their friends and neighbors about joining Farm Bureau, the easier it will be to reach our goal. So why would someone consider joining Farm Bureau? The answer is truly different for everyone. Some like...

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Yum! I can't wait!

Feb. 22 Selected for Annual breakfast

Published Feb. 4, 2014

On Saturday, Feb. 22 the Richland County Farm Bureau is pleased to invite everyone to attend the annual Richland County Farm Bureau Farmers Share Breakfast. Breakfast will be served in the new Shelby High School Cafeteria from 7 to 10:30 a.m. The Richland County Farm Bureau is requesting a donation of 50¢ or more for the breakfast which includes pancakes, fresh whole hog sausage, local eggs, orang...

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Save the Date: Jan 23 for dinner at Steve's Dakota Grill!

Published Jan. 16, 2014

2013 was a very successful year for the Richland County Farm Bureau.  The local chapter received 3 excellence awards for programming Dec.5 at the OFBF Annual Meeting. Local policies and events are planned to support agriculture and improve our communities. $1430 donated to Harmony House and local food pantries from our annual Farmers’ Share Breakfast. We work with the county FFA Chapters to serve ...

What is the Soil and Water Conservation District?

Published Oct. 25, 2013

The mission of the Richland County Soil & Water Conservation District is to assist the citizens of Richland County to protect and improve the County's natural resources by providing exceptional education, planning and technical assistance. VISION Statement: To improve the quality and quantity of our County's natural resources within watersheds of Richland County by establishing a working netwo...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Tim Hicks

Mailing Address:
1495 W. Longview Ave. Suite 203
Mansfield, OH 44906

Phone:
419-747-7488

Email:
richland@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Mon. through Fri. 8:30 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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