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Ohio Farm Bureau's AgriPOWER Institute Recruiting for Class VII

Published Apr. 6, 2015

Each year, the Ohio Farm Bureau AgriPOWER Institute helps 20 individuals develop the skills necessary to become effective leaders and advocates for agriculture by learning from experts in these fields. Designed specifically for farmers and agribusiness professionals, the yearlong program focuses on public policy issues confronting agriculture and the food industry. The program consists of seven mu...

YAP Summer Farm Tour

Published Mar. 31, 2015

The YAP State Committee has finalized the Summer Farm Tours! Here are the details: Date: Saturday, June 27 Location: The gathering location will be Miami County Fairgrounds, Troy Cost: $20/adult and $5/child under 12 years old. Registration Deadline: May 29.  Please register online or call the office 419-447-3091.  Tours: Four different tours are available, with one being a family focused tour. Pl...

Jack Fisher, Roshelle Rowe, Melinda Witten

Roshelle Rowe graduates from OFBF AgriPOWER Institute

Published Mar. 30, 2015

 Fostoria resident Roshelle Rowe is one of 19 farmers and agribusiness professionals who recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) AgriPOWER Institute, Class VI. Rowe is a homemaker and helps on the family’s cattle and grain farm. She is a Seneca County Farm Bureau member, and she and her husband helped start the Seneca County Young Agricultural Professionals group. OFBF launche...

Board of Trustee Meeting April 2015

Published Mar. 20, 2015

The April  2015  Board meeting will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2015 beginning at 7:00 pm.  The meeting will be held at the Farm Bureau Office, 100 Hopewell Ave. (fairgrounds), Tiffin.   The Seneca County Board of Trustees meeting is the 1st Thursday of each month at the Seneca County Farm Bureau Office in the board meeting room, 100 Hopewell Avenue, Tiffin.  The meeting begins at 7:00 pm.  (Sep...

Buying Local

Buying Local is a Hit!

Published Mar. 17, 2015

Buying local is a fast moving trend across the United States, but no other industry has experienced the benefits of this recent movement more than agriculture. Within Ohio, countless roadside stands, farmers markets, wineries, garden centers and U-pick locations all face strong competition from larger operations, but they have a big advantage by providing some of the freshest fruits and vegetables...


Winter Wildlife Planning Meeting

Published Mar. 11, 2015

Seneca Conservation District is sponsoring a planning meeting to help wildlife in Seneca County: Whether you are a bird watcher, beekeeper, hunter or farmer, if you are interested in learning how to help wildlife in Seneca County you should plan to attend this event! •What: Winter Wildlife Planning Meeting •When: March 19, 2015  •Time: Dinner – 6pm; Program – 6:15p; Consult & Network Time-7-8P...

ATV rider

Ag Safety Awareness Week March 1 - 7

Published Mar. 1, 2015

Across the country, county and state Farm Bureaus are making safety a priority through the Agricultural Safety Awareness Program. As part of ASAP, March 1-7 has been designated as Agricultural Safety Awareness Week. This year’s theme is “Ride Like a Pro Whenever You Go.” During this week and throughout the year, Farm Bureau is encouraging farmers to emphasize all-terrain vehicle helmet safety. Far...

Seneca County Ag

Seneca County Agricultural Hall of Recognition looking for Nominations

Published Feb. 24, 2015

Nominations are being sought for farmers or other agriculture related professionals for the Seneca County Agricultural Hall of Recognition. Recipients for this award must have made a major contribution to agriculture in Seneca County and should have had a long tenure (25 years or more) in their field of endeavor.  The award shall be presented at the induction ceremony during the Seneca County Fair...

Grain Bin Safety

Grain Bin Safety Week Feb 22-28

Published Feb. 23, 2015

Rescue Tubes & Training” is the theme of Nationwide Insurance’s Grain Bin Safety Week being held Feb. 22-28. Volunteer firefighters are often a rural area’s first and only line of defense when a farmer or grain elevator worker becomes helplessly trapped in a grain bin. Unfortunately, many fire departments lack the specialized rescue techniques and equipment necessary for a successful rescue.  ...

Seneca County Farm Bureau offers scholarships

Published Feb. 18, 2015

The Seneca County Farm Bureau is offering scholarships of $500 to two (2) 2015 graduating high school seniors. Deadline for application is April 1, 2015 at the close of business.  The student or parents are required to be a current member of Seneca County Farm Bureau.  Contact the office at 419.447.3091 or 877.447.3091 if you have questions....

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