Once again this year the Promotion and Education Committee and Safety Committee hosted a Poster and Essay Contest for 3rd Graders in county schools. Two years ago the contest was changed from a Safety Poster Contest to the theme "What steps does my food go through to get to my plate?" and an Essay Contest was also added. This year four county schools participated in the contest: Anna, Botkins, Hou...
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Jordan Hoewischer of Hilliard recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) AgriPOWER Institute. The intensive, yearlong leadership training program was launched in 2008 to help farmers and agricultural professionals gain influence over public policy issues that impact their businesses. Hoewischer works at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company where he conducts fiel...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Jason Fogt of Anna recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) AgriPOWER Institute. The intensive, yearlong leadership training program was launched in 2008 to help farmers and agricultural professionals gain influence over public policy issues that impact their businesses. Fogt is the co-owner of a small, plastic and wood component and assembly business. H...
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The Farm Service Agency (FSA) is committed to providing clear and concise explanation of its farm loan process, and is pleased to announce the online publication titled “Your guide to FSA Farm Loans.” The guide is designed to serve as an informational tool and resource to help you in providing outreach and technical assistance to farmers and ranchers. The guide, written in “plain language”, provid...
At the 2012 State Fair, nine interactive Ag is Cool! stations offered activities for students, including milking a life-like cow, identifying bugs using a microscope and clues, learning about exporting livestock in a sequencing game, and comparing weights of animals and humans on scales. Sponsored by the Ohio Department of Agriculture, Ohio Farm Bureau, Ohio State Fair and the Buckeye State's agri...
FARM TOUR FUN!! The 2012 Shelby County Drive-it-Yourself Farm Tour was held Sunday, Sept. 16 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. in southwestern Shelby County including Cynthian, Loramie, and Washington Townships. Thanks to all of our farm stops... Art Ayers Family Beef & Grain, Schafer Dairy Farm, Ron & Barb Heilers Dairy Goats, Brenda & Craig Langston, Sr. and Craig Langston, Jr. Longhorn Cattle, ...
During the last week in March, the 2013 Salad Project began! Since then, at the Emerson Elementary in Sidney, you could find planters with sprouting plants in and outside the school. Vickie Peltier's third grade class planted seeds in its planters outside the school including lettuce, spinach, radishes, onions, and peas. NEW THIS YEAR, single planters, constructed by Fort Loramie FFA members, insi...
ATTENTION! The Auglaize, Logan, Mercer, Shelby County Farm Bureau Office has MOVED! We have moved from 510 Logan Street in Wapakoneta to… NEW ADDRESS... 105 E. Bremen Street P.O. Box 310 New Knoxville, Ohio 45871 877-775-7642 or 419-753-2562 Thank you for your patience as we unpack and settle in!...
Organization Director:Jill Smith
Mailing Address:105 E. Bremen St., P.O. Box 310
New Knoxville, OH 45871
Phone:Toll Free (877) 775-7642
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Office Hours:Monday - Friday 8am to 4:30pm
Dues:$65 per year for a Family Membership
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