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Conservation Day Camp June 23-25

Published Apr. 27, 2015

Join us for “Clash of Clans for Conservation!” Conservation Day Camp will be held June 23-25 from 9am-2:30pm each day at the Shelby Co. Fish & Game Club, 9120 Sidney-Freyburg Rd, Sidney. For more information contact our office 877-775-7642. Brochure is attached....

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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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YAP Summer Reach Out Event June 27

Published Apr. 27, 2015

YOUNG AG PROFESSIONALS INVITE YOU TO ITS SUMMER REACH OUT Saturday, June 27 Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Agricultural Professionals is hosting a Farm Tour Summer Reach Out. This family event, open to all Farm Bureau members, will start at the Miami County Fairgrounds in Troy, Ohio. You will have the option to go on one of four tours, which includes lunch. Please check the specific information of each...

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Water Quality Action Plan

Published Apr. 27, 2015

Ohio farmers are natural stewards of soil and water. We know we play a significant role in protecting Ohio’s water resources for Ohio’s families, schools, businesses and communities.  Because we take this responsibility seriously, Ohio Farm Bureau’s Water Quality Action Plan helps farmers proactively step up our historic efforts to improve and protect water quality for the good of all. This docume...

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Bensman Elected District 10 Ohio Farm Bureau Trustee

Published Dec. 12, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Mike Bensman of Sidney has been elected District 10 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He was elected Dec. 12 during OFBF’s 96th annual meeting to fill the unexpired term of Ellen Joslin who is retiring after 14 years of service. He will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization and represent Farm Bureau members from Auglaize, Logan, Mercer ...

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County Wins Excellence Awards

Published Dec. 12, 2014

Shelby County Farm Bureau wins two awards announced during OFBF’s 96th annual meeting Dec. 10-12 in Columbus. The county Farm Bureaus competed in four divisions based on membership size. Volunteer Farm Bureau members and staff did the judging. The first level of awards was Achievement, and 86 of 87 county Farm Bureaus applied for and received this award. The second level was Excellence with the t...

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FARMLAND Success

Published Dec. 12, 2014

On December 16 New Bremen FFA, advisor Maria Homan, hosted a viewing of the FARMLAND movie by James Moll. The viewing was a great success with more than 125 in attendance. The FARMLAND movie is a journey through the seasons with six young farmers across the U.S. We follow them as they go through the joys, struggles and growth of working on their farms during a year. The film is a moving portrayal...

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Movie Night FUN

Published Aug. 5, 2014

FARMLAND MOVIE NIGHT FUN SUCCESS! The Auglaize, Logan and Shelby County Farm Bureaus hosted a great movie night with more than 350 Farm Bureau members, families, and friends in attendance. The night kicked off at 6:30pm with live music with Steve Rosenbeck, a chili cook-off, and raffle with a JD Pedal Tractor and Half a Hog (processed). Then at 8:30pm was the Farmland movie taking an intimate look...

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Drive-It-Yourself Farm Tour Success

Published Aug. 4, 2014

More than 500 people visited each of the four stops on the 2014 Shelby County Drive-It-Yourself Farm Tour held on Sunday, Sept. 21 from 1-5 pm. The Farm Tour stops were in northwestern Shelby County in Van Buren and Dinsmore Townships including... Paradise Acres 5641 SR 274 in New Bremen. Lloyd Schroer and Kurt Rindler and their families are farming over 1,000 acres as well as operating dairy beef...

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Annual Meeting Fun on the Farm

Published Jul. 31, 2014

On Sunday, Aug. 17, more than 140 Farm Bureau members and their families took part in a day of Fun on the Farm at the VanDemark Farm in Sidney for our Annual Meeting! After a wonderful meal and meeting, those in attendance played mini-golf, fished, explored the corn maze, and met the animals in the petting zoo. During the meeting were elections of board members, delegates for the 2015 OFBF Annual ...

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