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Meet Carol Hoffman, from the county office

Published Oct. 19, 2010

Carol Hoffman has worked with the county Farm Bureau for 20 years. She tells us about her role as county office administrator and why you should be involved with Farm Bureau....

Steve Quillin elected Tuscarawas County FB President

Published Apr. 11, 2010

At the April Farm Bureau Board Meeting Steve Quillin was elected president to succeed current Jerry Lahmers.  Quillin will begin his new position at the annual meeting in August.  Congratulations Steve and thanks to Jerry Lehmers on a great three years as president....

Jerry Lahmers named to Livestock Care Standards Board.

Published Apr. 11, 2010

Congratulations to Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau President Jerry Lahmers on being named as an appointee to the Livestock Care Standards Board....

Kim Davis named to State Wildlife Council

Published Apr. 11, 2010

Gov. Ted Strickland appointed Kim R. Davis of Carrollton and Timothy W. Ratliff of Winchester on Wednesday to a four-year term serving on the Ohio Wildlife Council, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Both Davis and Ratliff will serve until 2014.  Davis replaces Gary Grant of Continental. Ratliff replaced the retiring Howard L. Calhoun of Akron.  Davi...



Published Jan. 27, 2010

Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau Leadership Program graduated 15 at a special dinner at Dutch Valley Restaurant in Sugarcreek. Graduates were Tuscarawas County residents Belle Everett, Steve Cronebaugh, Todd Kendle, Harry Kenny, Lisa Kinsey, and Ken McCluggage....



Published Nov. 18, 2009

The Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas Leadership Program has received  the American Farm Bureau Federation Outstanding County Activity in Excellence Award.  Fifteen outstanding activites across the country are chosen for this award.  The four county leadership program consisted of seven institutes and a graduation that will be held on October 30th.  This was a wonderful leadership experi...

Members of the Leadership Class


Published Sep. 19, 2009

The Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau's along with OSU Extension sponsored a four county leadership program this past year.  The highlight of the program was the legislative trip to Washington DC the week of September 9th.  The class enjoyed many new experiences such as flying to DC, the Metro System, new foods and visiting with their Senators and Congressman.  They al...

Rita and Jerry Lahmers at AFBF

Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau wins AFBF County Activities of Excellence Award

Published May. 30, 2009

Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau won the AFBF County Activities of Excellence Award for their county Humane Officer Training Program.  County President Jerry Lahmers and county OSU Extension Educator Chris Zoller traveled to San Antonio, Texas to present the program at the AFBF Annual meeting....

Best of the Best Billboard


Published May. 30, 2009

Tuscarawas County received the OFBF President's Award for 2008.  Four OFBF Best of the Best billboards adorned the county for two months, congratulating the county Farm Bureau's accomplishment.......

Meeting with State Representative and House Ag Committee Chair Jiohn Domenick

County LEAD Program

Published May. 28, 2009

In the fall of 2008, Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties implemented a four county leadership program.  There are seventeen participants from the four counties.  Representing Tuscarawas County are Harry Kenny, Lisa Kinsey, Todd Kendle, Steve Cronebaugh, Matt Miller, Belle Everett and Ken McCluggage. The highlight for this class will be the trip to Washington D.C. in Sept...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Michele Specht

Mailing Address:
2146 E. High Ave.
New Philadelphia, OH 44663




Office Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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