Shelby County Drive-It-Tour Farm Tour † Sunday, Sept. 21 1:00 - 5:00pm † † † † † Frankenberg Dairy, 6401 Lock Two Rd. in New Bremen The Frankenbergs are second generation farmers who are milking 110 Holstein cows and raising crops like corn, wheat and hay on 400 acres of land. To advance the technology on their farm, the family has recently added a robotic milkers. In addition, they are active co...
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FARMLAND COMING SEPTEMBER 28 ... to Auto Vue Drive-In Theatre 1409 Fourth Ave. in Sidney a night out at the movies with Auglaize, Logan and Shelby County Farm Bureaus.† Check out this great movie that takes an intimate look at the lives of farmers and ranchers across the country. Join us for the whole night starting at 6:30pm with live music, a chili cook-off and much more! Cost of entry is a cann...
Join the Shelby County Farm† Bureau for the Annual Meeting and Day of Family Fun on the Farm at VanDemark Farms in Sidney... Sunday, Aug. 17 1 to 4 pm Free to members and their immediate family! Join us for a free meal between 1:00-1:45 pm and then check out the farmsí many activities including the mini-golf course, fishing, corn maze, and petting zoo.† We hope that you will join us for our meeti...
Conservation Day Campís Excellent Adventure! Shelby County Fish & Game Club was the site of our 2014 Conservation Day Camp which took place from Tuesday, June 24 through Thursday, June 26. 127 campers learned about the world around us and why it is important to take care of our world! Watch for photos and a recap in our next newsletter and here at our blog of this Excellent Adventure!...
The late William (Bill) Hoewischer is one of four Ohioans who have committed their lives to working in, promoting and advocating for Ohio's farm community. Hoewischer will be honored Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, by the Ohio Agricultural Council, when he is posthumously inducted into the Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame. OAC will induct Hoewischer, Bernard Heisner of Hilliard, Don Ralph of Morral, and John ...
Shelby County Farm Bureau partners with FFA Chapters across the county each year. Conducting food drives, promoting agricultural awareness and furthering agriculture education efforts. So, when the Anna FFA Chapter was awarded top in the nation, the Farm Bureau thought it would be a great idea to share the Chapterís success with their very own United States Congressman, Jim Jordan. Jordan, a fisca...
Shelby County Farm Bureau is bringing water quality and nutrient management issues to the forefront entering a partnership with the Shelby Soil and Water Conservation District and Cargill. This partnership is trying to help area farmers be more aware of these issues and to provide them easy to use tools to manage their farms to help improve our conservation efforts in these areas. This team has as...
The Promotion and Education (P & E) Committee has been hard at work on several projects. Currently third graders from Anna, Botkins, and Jackson Center are completing posters and essays explaining how their food gets to their plate. All entries will be judged by the committee and the winners will be announced during National Ag. Week March 24-28. We are also celebrating National Ag. Week by do...
Farming is the number one economic contributor in Ohio and has 75,700 farms in the state. With† statistics like that, it comes as no surprise that young, driven professionals are seeking out leadership and educational opportunities from organizations like the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). The annual Young Agricultural Professional (YAP) Leadership Conference hosted by OFBF was recently held ...
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Organization Director:Jill Smith
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