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Job Opening

Published Oct. 19, 2015

County Office AdministratorLocal Farm Bureau located in Columbus Grove, serving Allen, Hancock, Hardin, Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert counties, is seeking a highly organized, efficient and dependable candidate to provide office administrative services for board members, volunteers and organization director. Ideal candidate will possess proficient computer skills, excellent customer service, be a t...

2015 Scholarship Winners

Published Jun. 16, 2015

Van Wert County Farm Bureau is proud to announce this year’s scholarship winners. Each year we receive a number of applications from students throughout Van Wert County. Applicants must either be a Farm Bureau member or their parents, have a Ag related major, come from an Ag related background, or been an active participant in an Ag related service and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Tara Vorst, daught...


Renewable Energy Meeting March 24

Published Mar. 17, 2015

On Tuesday, March 24, Paulding County Farm Bureau will be hosting a renewable engery meeting, Do Your Homework While Investing in Renewable Energy, with Dale Arnold; Director, Energy, Utility and Local Government Policy, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. During the meeting, he will help participants explore key issues, as well as formulate questions consumers need to have addressed to ensure their inve...


Food Stand Building Project 2015

Published Feb. 26, 2015

As many of you may have already heard, Farm Bureau is working toward building a new food stand on the Van Wert County Fairgrounds in 2015.  We have also taken a leading role in improving the fair facilities by incorporating a new public restroom and shower facility for the Jr. Fair participants into the scope of our project. Van Wert County Farm Bureau is looking for supporters to help with this p...

Van Wert County Farm Bureau Scholarship Information

Published Jan. 22, 2015

The Van Wert County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that the 2015-2016 scholarship application is available. If you or someone you know would like to apply, please click on the file below to print and complete the application. You can also call or email the county office at 419-523-5874 or [email protected] to receive a copy as well. The application deadline is April 1, 2015....


2015 Membership Kick Off Jan. 22

Published Jan. 13, 2015

Come join us January 22 for our Annual Membership Kick-off. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. and will be located at the Delphos Eagles #471, 1600 East 5th Street in Delphos, OH. Pizza and refreshments will be provided. Whether you are a long-term member, new member, or someone interested in learning more about Farm Bureau and what we do, there will something for everyone. *Bring a guest who signs u...

2014 Voting Delegates

2014 OFBF Annual Meeting

Published Jan. 12, 2015

Farm Bureau members from Van Wert County served as voting delegates to the 96th annual meeting of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF), held December 10 – December 12 in Columbus. Delegates established the organization’s policies on various federal and state issues, working together to create positions that are right for farmers, consumers and Ohioans. Annual meeting delegates represent various size...


2015 YAP Winter Conference

Published Oct. 6, 2014

Young agricultural professionals from across Ohio are invited to attend the annual Leadership Experience "Growing Our Generation" Jan. 30 and 31 at the Renaissance Columbus hotel. The conference features plenty of fun, educational sessions featuring entertainment by the Peterson Farm Brothers and keynote speaker Mike Pearson, host of Market to Market.  Cost is $150/individual and $200/couple. RSVP...

Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification Program Training

Published Sep. 18, 2014

Ohio has a new law that requires most farmers to become certified fertilizer applicators.  Ohio Farm Bureau worked to make this new law effective and manageable. Now, Ohio State University Extension and Ohio Department of Agriculture are beginning the certification process; below is more information on the requirements and the initial training sessions to be held soon in northwest Ohio. Farm Burea...


Kids’ Dream Day at the Van Wert County Fair

Published Aug. 13, 2014

Aug. 28 –  2 p.m. to 5 p.m. | Aug. 30 – 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. | Aug. 31 – 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.No registration requiredVan Wert County Fairgrounds, Van Wert Cost: Farm Bureau member: free; nonmember: $5 per person, $10 per family Paulding and Van Wert County Farm Bureaus are once again making kids’ (and adults’) dreams to come true with its third annual Kids’ Dream Day event. Channel your “inner farmer” and...

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