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...
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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...
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...
The Van Wert County Farm Bureau would like to invite you and your spouse to our Annual Meeting Aug. 24. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with light appetizers and dinner begins at 6 p.m. The meeting is located at the Redeemer Church on State Route 49 in Convoy. State Senator Cliff Hite will be our guest speaker for the evening. Tickets are only $5 per person. Reservations are due by Aug. 20. Please call th...
A soil heal, 4R, and cover crop farm tour is being offered on August 21. This is open to all residents in Putnam county and the surrounding areas. The cost is $20 and lunch is included. If you are interested in attending, please contact our office at 419-523-5874 to make your reservation. Please RSVP by August 7....
Attention, current high school seniors and college students: Van Wert County Farm Bureau is once again offering $500 college scholarships. To qualify, you or your parents must be a current Van Wert County Farm Bureau member and you must be from a farming background or plan on entering into an agricultural field. Please follow this link to complete the 2014 Van Wert County Farm Bureau Scholarship o...
Kickoff is Jan. 21 at 6:30 p.m., located at the Black Swamp Bistro. Come and learn about how to remove old oil and gas leases from your property with guest speaker Dale Arnold. Plus get information on the future outlook on drilling in Ohio. We will have pizza, homemade cobbler and ice cream. Plus, earn a chance to win a $50 gift card!...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Michael (Mike) Poling of Delphos has been elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent Farm Bureau members in Allen, Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert counties. Poling will help govern the state’s largest and most influential farm organization. He fills the board seat formerly held by Mike Schumm of Willshire who retired after 1...
The Kids Dream Day Event was held Sept. 6 - 8 in conjunction with the Hot Air Festival. During the event, which was sponsored by both Van Wert and Paulding County farm Bureaus, kids, young and old were able to come out and drive a tractor. They were also entered into a drawling to win a remote control John Deere toy tractor. Congratulations to Daniel Bockey for winning one of the tractors!!...
The Kids Dream Day Event was held Sept. 6 - 8 in conjunction with the Hot Air Festival. During the event, which was sponsored by both Van Wert and Paulding County farm Bureaus, kids, young and old were able to come out and drive a tractor. They were also entered into a drawling to win a remote control John Deere toy tractor. Congratulations to Sophia Smith for winning one of the tractors!!...
Organization Director:Jessica Swihart
Mailing Address:1206 E Second St., Suite 1
Ottawa, OH 45875
Office Hours:Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dues:$60 per year for a family membership
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