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Save the Date! Women in Agriculture March 17

Published Nov. 16, 2015

SAVE THE DATE! Thursday, March 17, 2016 NEW LOCATION! St. Michaels Hall in Fort Loramie 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Details and agenda to follow. Questions, contact Jill Smith 877-775-7642 or [email protected]..



Published Nov. 13, 2015

Farm Bureau worked with the legislature and the state treasurer's office to expand the current AgLink low interest loan program to help farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin comply with SB 1.   This new program is called AgLinkNOW (Northwestern Ohio Watersheds).  Farmers in the WLEB now can apply for a low interest loan to help them in complying with the restrictions on applying manure on frozen ...


County Activities of Excellence Award WINNER!

Published Nov. 13, 2015

Seven of the nation’s top 24 county Farm Bureau programs came from Ohio this year. Every year American Farm Bureau Federation recognizes the top county Farm Bureau programs through its County Activities of Excellence awards. The CAE contest identifies programs that serve as models of innovation for local activities and showcase the value of volunteers working together to build and strengthen their...


YAP Conference January 29-30

Published Oct. 23, 2015

Presented by Ohio Farm Bureau's           Young Ag Professionals Agriculture has many faces, just like our young ag. professionals. We are young adults, single and married, who share a passion for farming, rural living, and/or local foods. We’re full and part-time farmers, Extension agents, teachers, consumer educators, media reporters, livestock and equine enthusiasts, beekeepers, green industr...


Introducing the Shelby County YAP Program

Published Jul. 23, 2015

The Shelby County Farm Bureau is hosting a new venture by introducing The Shelby County Young Ag Professionals. This new group will allow folks to mix, mingle and learn more about agriculture in our county and state, as well as offer many opportunities to meet new people and find ways to help you grow your farm or ag business. If you are interested in joining please call our office at 877-775-7642...


A Salute to Food, Farming, and Freedom

Published Jul. 1, 2015

With June quickly coming to an end, we ring in the month of July by celebrating our country’s independence, and remembering all who took part in protecting that freedom.  I think it is safe to say that in many small towns Independence Day is celebrated with barbeque and cookout hopping, a small town festivity, and a firework show as the grand finale.  If you’re anything like my family we plan our ...


Intern Blog- Why Agriculture?

Published Jun. 15, 2015

Growing up, I always had a niche for getting my hands dirty and helping on my grandpa’s farm, but little did I know that I would someday put the knowledge my grandpa passed onto to me into a career.  I like to think of my farming background and knowledge as stepping-stones to a strong foundation of my impact on the agriculture industry.  At first it started out small, piece-by-piece being laid out...


Welcome Summer Intern Meghan Bruns

Published May. 18, 2015

Please welcome our summer intern Meghan Bruns from Fort Loramie. Meghan is going into her junior year at Wilmington College majoring in Agriculture with a concentration in Animal Science and Communications.     Meghan’s will be working with the OD, staff, board trustees, members and volunteers on several projects throughout the summer, like our Grow and Know activities, camps and fairs. She will ...


2015 Conservation Day Camp... FULL CAMP!

Published May. 18, 2015

WE NOW HAVE A FULL CONSERVATION DAY CAMP! Campers registered will receive a confirmation email and letter, forms, etc. after May 22. To all late registations, we are sorry and you will be added to our wait list in case we have openings. Hope you can join us next year! For more information, contact our office 877-775-7642....


Poster & Essay Contest Winners

Published Apr. 27, 2015

The Shelby Co. Farm Bureau hosted a Poster/Essay Contest for all third graders in the Shelby Co. Schools, asking the question... “What steps does my food go through to get to my plate?” Students were asked to draw and explain in writing how food gets to our plate. Contest winners received cash awards and ribbons and their entries will be displayed at the 2015 Shelby Co. Fair. Thank you Anna, Botki...

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