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Drive-It-Yourself Farm Tour Sept. 21

Published Aug. 4, 2014

Join us for the Ö 2014 Shelby County Drive-It-Yourself Farm Tour † Sunday, September 21 1-5 pm Farm Tour stops are in Northwestern Shelby County in Van Buren and Dinsmore Townships. † Paradise Acres 5641 SR 274 in New Bremen Lloyd Schroer and Kurt Rindler and their families are farming over 1000 acres as well as operating dairy beef feedlot. Their many conservation practices include conservation ...

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Movie Night Sept. 28

Published Aug. 1, 2014

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...

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Fun on the Farm Annual Meeting August 17

Published Jul. 31, 2014

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...

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Conservation Day Camp SUCCESS!

Published May. 1, 2014

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!...

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Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame Inductee William Hoewischer

Published May. 1, 2014

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 ...

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Congressman Jordan Visits

Published Mar. 21, 2014

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...

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Water Quality and Nutrient Management Project

Published Mar. 21, 2014

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...

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P & E Committee Upcoming Projects

Published Mar. 21, 2014

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...

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Opportunities

Published Mar. 21, 2014

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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2014 March Newsletter

Published Mar. 21, 2014

Just click on... 2014 Shelby March Newsletter...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Jill Smith

Mailing Address:
105 E. Bremen St., P.O. Box 310
New Knoxville, OH 45871

Phone:
Toll Free (877) 775-7642

Fax:
Please Call for Fax Number

Email:
shelby@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8am to 4:30pm

Dues:
$65 per year for a Family Membership

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