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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 ...

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Do Your Homework Before Investing in Renewable Energy Technology - July 6

Published Jun. 17, 2015

Shelby County residents, business and community leaders are invited to attend a special briefing focusing on issues concerning investment in renewable energy equipment. The program is sponsored by Green Energy Ohio, a statewide non-profit organization promoting green energy, and the Shelby County Farm Bureau. The briefing will be held at Edison Community College, Room 503, 1973 Edison Drive, Piqua...

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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...

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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 ...

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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....

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CASE IH Get 0% Interest for 72 Months

Published May. 18, 2015

Get 0% Interest for 72 Months Are you in the market for new hay equipment or a utility tractor? Through June 30, many Case IH  customers are eligible for 0% financing for 72 months on Case IH hay tools and Farmall utility tractors. Case IH offers the equipment you need to get the job done on your farm. Add to that, Ohio Farm Bureau members are eligible for a $300-$500 discount on Case IH Maxxum a...

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'Ride Into Summer' With Savings From Polaris

Published May. 18, 2015

From now through June 30, combine your exclusive Ohio Farm Bureau $200 - $300 discount with great deals on select new 2014 and 2015 Polaris off-road vehicles as part of their Ride into Summer Sales Event.  The sale features rebates of up to $1,400 on select new 2014 and 2015 Polaris off-road vehicles. Youth models are excluded, and these offers do not apply to prior purchases. In addition, special...

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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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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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