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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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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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...
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!...
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...
Sunday, Aug. 18 more than 125 Farm Bureau members and their family took part in a day of Fun on the Farm at the VanDenmark Farms 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. Thanks to all who came and enjoyed the day with us! †...
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