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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!...


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 ...


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...


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...


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...



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 ...


2014 March Newsletter

Published Mar. 21, 2014

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


Meet your 2013-14 Board Officers & Trustees

Published Mar. 21, 2014

Aaron Heilers, President At-Large†††††††††††††††††††† † Brent Clinehens, Vice President & Organization Chair District #1 Jackson, Salem, Perry, Green † † Bobby Bender, Secretary District #4 McLean, Cynthian, Loramie †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Tom Seger, Treasurer District #4 McLean, Cynthian, Loramie † Brian Riethman†††††††††††††† District #2 Dinsmore, Franklin, Clinto...


Making Butter on Pioneer Day

Published Oct. 7, 2013

Pioneer Day, held at the Shelby County Fairgrounds Oct. 2, was a day of learning how the pioneers lived and discovered new ways of living. More than 900 4th graders from Anna, Botkins, Jackson Center, Fairlawn, Houston, Fort Loramie, and Sidney learned from Shelby County Farm Bureau members how butter was discovered and then made some for themselves to enjoy with crackers, YUM!...


Food Dialogue: An Evening on the Farm

Published Jul. 26, 2013

Sunday, Sept. 29 more than 185 people joined a Food Dialogue of Shelby County at the Ted Winner Family Farm! After a tour of the Winner Farm and their state of the art robotic milking system, a locally sourced meal was served. The event concluded with great conservation about food between our guests and our discussion panel which included... Dr. Leah Dorman, DVM with Ohio Farm Bureau; Kristin Rees...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Jill Smith

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

Toll Free (877) 775-7642

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