These past few weeks have been a whirlwind of excitement for me. I am excited to be joining the Farm Bureau, and I am really excited to be working under Darren to learn what it takes to be an Organization Director, where ever the Farm Bureau will take me. I am extremely excited to be located within my “home” counties to start off with and I cannot wait to dive right in and take part of all the act...
- Van Wert
It is hard to believe that another spring planting season has arrived. I hope that most of the crops are in the ground and you can breathe a sigh of relief. I think we all will be glad to feel warmer weather after the long, cold winter. I want to take this time to introduce to you the new Organization Director in training, Jessica Swihart. Jessica started her career with the Ohio Farm Bureau o...
Vickie Runyon has worked for the Farm Bureau since 2002 as the County Office Administrator. During her time at the Farm Bureau she has seen the local Farm Bureau office move from Luckey to Woodville and move from a three county office to a four county office with a variety of different organization directors over the years. A native of Wood County, she has lived in Weston, North Baltimore and Pe...
More and more innovative Ohio farmers are plugging into the sun these days, adopting the latest solar technology to power their farms. By generating their own electricity, those farmers drastically reduce – or even eliminate – their monthly electricity costs. In many cases, farmers receive grants from USDA to invest in their solar power systems, along with significant tax incentives that are avai...
The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture presented its seventh annual “Book of the Year” award to Laurie Krebs for “The Beeman.” “The Beeman is full of essential facts about bees, beekeeping and –of course!-honey. There is even a delicious apple and honey muffin recipe to make” These books are available for purchase at the office for $14 each. ...
Save the date! Lucas/Ottawa/Sandusky/Wood County Farm Bureau will host their Annual Meeting on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at theJr. Fair Building, Bowling Green at 6 PM. Comedian, Mayor and Ohio cattle farmer Drew Hastings will be our guest speaker. Official Annual Meeting notice will be sent out at a later date....
The Sandusky County Farm Bureau offers two $750 scholarships each year to assist a 2014 graduating senior. To qualify for a scholarship, the recipients must have a parent who is a member of the Sandusky County Farm Bureau. The student must reside in Sandusky County and graduate from an accredited high school. This year’s scholarship winners are Fremont residents Kyle Lamalie and Grant Mercer. Bot...
Mark your calenders, August 19 - 24. See you at the fair! http://www.sanduskycountyfair.com/...
Hello, Welcome to spring!! I must say I am very glad spring is here. It was a very cold and long winter. One thing I did enjoy was going to Marblehead and seeing the ice jams. It was quite beautiful. In February I got to go to Columbus for Ag day at the Capitol. I attended along with Peter Miller and Steve Pearson. The highlight of the trip for me was getting to meet our State Representative, Rex...
The Lucas County Farm Bureau invites the Sandusky County Farm Bureau members to attend the "Strawberries 101 Propagation to Jam Making" event on Saturday, June 21. The day begins at 1 pm at Stevens Gardens in Monclova. Participants will learn the ins and outs of strawberry production from second generation producers at Stevens Gardens. They will discuss what is needed to start, care for and mainta...
Organization Director:Darren Frank
Mailing Address:109 Portage St.
Woodville, OH 43469
Office Hours:Monday - Thursday, 9 - 4. Closed Friday.
Dues:$65 per year for a family membership
- Working cooperatively on local issues
- Leadership development, networking, social gatherings
- Special savings from local businesses