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$2000 check awarded to OSU from Crawford County Farm Bureau

Local Farmers Work to Protect Water Quality

Published Jun. 21, 2013

Crestline – Crawford County Farm Bureau made a donation of $2,000 toward a water quality research project being conducted by the Ohio State University, OSU Ext, and the USDA’s Agriculture Research Service. The research project will conduct edge of field water quality analysis in tile drainage and surface runoff on farms throughout the state.  Additional partners of the multi-million dollar researc...

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Richland County Farm to Plate Kicks-off on July 20

Published Jun. 1, 2013

Richland County Farm to Plate (A Grow and Know Event) An exciting new project is in the works! Beginning July 20, and then every two weeks through Sept. 28, Farm Bureau will feature local chefs preparing local foods at the Shelby Farmers' Market, Local chefs will be providing cooking techniques and menu ideas to help you maximize your seasonal and local food intake.     Developed to connect the...

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Filter strips along a field of crops

Water Quality meeting set for June 21

Published May. 21, 2013

-You’re Invited to attend- Richland and Crawford Farm Bureau Agricultural Water Resource Management Program Water quality and algal blooms are THE environmental topics for the Ohio farming community. Algal blooms in the Western Lake Erie basin are a greater public concern every year and 2013 looks to be another significant year.  Grand Lake-St. Mary’s has come to be a bad word in some circles.  Ex...

Natural Gas Pipeline Easement Discussion April 22

Published Apr. 16, 2013

Farm Bureau will hold a discussion on Natural Gas Pipeline Easement Agreements with Guest Speaker Dale Arnold, OFBF Director of Energy, Utility & Local Government Policy. When: Monday, April 22 from 7 to 9 p.m.   Where: Dave Grauer's Farm Shop - 1162 Ganges East Rd, Shiloh, OH 44878 ..........(IN GANGES, East from the birdhouse, but the mailing zip is Shiloh) Farm Bureau has recently received ...

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Eddie Lou Meimer

Meimer Elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board of Trustees

Published Dec. 3, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Eddie Lou Meimer of Mt. Gilead has been elected to the board of trustees of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). She will serve as Northwest Women’s trustee, representing Farm Bureau members from 24 counties, and help govern the state’s largest and most inclusive farm organization.  She fills the position formerly held by Judy Loudenslager of Marion, who retired from the...

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Cy Prettyman

Prettyman Elected to Ohio Farm Bureau Board

Published Dec. 3, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - Cy Prettyman of New Bloomington has been elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent the members of District 7, which includes Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland counties.  He will help govern Ohio’s largest and most inclusive farm organization.  Prettyman fills the seat formerly held by Don Ralph of Morral who retired a...

Richland County Farm Bureau elects officers

Published Nov. 27, 2012

The reorganization meeting of the Richland County Farm Bureau trustee board was held at the Der Dutchman in Bellville.  Organization Director Korre Boyer called the meeting to order.  Officers were elected for the 2012-2013 program year.  They are Vice-President: Steve Spoerr; Secretary: Mike Cook; and Treasurer: Ron Ryland.  Dale Hulit is the 2012-2013 board president. Action team leaders were al...

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Richland County FB Volunteers

What IS Farm Bureau?

Published Nov. 13, 2012

Farm Bureau is organized on three levels - local, state and national.  The county (local) is the very heart and strength of the organization.  It’s here the members work together as volunteers in an effort to improve their profession.  Seeking solutions to problems which affect their social and economic well being is the reason they join this general farm organization.  The policy Farm Bureau oper...

Members can SAVE $500 on GM Vehicles!

Published Oct. 5, 2011

Ohio Farm Bureau members can now receive a $500 discount on each qualifying 2011 or 2012 model year Chevrolet, GMC or Buick vehicle they purchase or lease. This Farm Bureau member exclusive is offered for vehicles purchased or leased through Farm Bureau’s—GM Private Offer at a participating GM dealership. Twenty-six GM models are part of the program, including the Chevrolet Silverado HD, honored a...

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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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