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...
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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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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. ...
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....
Organization Director:Kristin Flowers
Mailing Address:100 Hopewell Avenue
Tiffin, OH 44883
Office Hours:Monday thru Friday 8:30 am. to 4:30 pm. Closed Wednesday
Dues:$70 per year for a family membership
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- Leadership development, networking, social gatherings
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