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Van Wert County

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Mike Poling Elected to OFBF Board

Published Dec. 11, 2013

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...

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Kids Dream Day Winners

Published Oct. 3, 2013

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!!...

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Kids Dream Day Winners

Published Oct. 3, 2013

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!!...

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Hot Air Festival

Published Jul. 29, 2013

Come out to the Van Vert County Fairgrounds Sept. 6, 7, & 8 for the Hot Air Festival. Fun for the entire family with balloon and helicopter rides, concerts and entertainment, chicldrens activities, fireworks, and so much more! If you would like more information on the activites and events go to www.vanwerthotairfestival.com for more details....

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Barn Dance

Barn Dance At the Van Wert County Farigrounds

Published Jul. 23, 2013

Comd dancing Saturday, July 27 at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds in the Jr. / Sr. dairy Barn. Doors open at 7 p.m. and music will play from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. This is a fundraising event and will cost $10 per person. You can pick up your tickets at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds office or Ag Credit Country Mortgages, 1195 Professional Drive, Van Wert. All proceeds from the dance are going toward ...

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Kids Dream Day

Kids Dream Day Event Coming Soon

Published Jul. 2, 2013

Mark your calendars for Sept. 6-8 for the 2nd Annual Kids Dream Day. You can have the opportunity to drive a tractor, along with several other activities each day. The Dream Day event schedule will be: Sept.6, 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept.8, Noon to 6 p.m. Hope to see you there!...

Excellence in Ag and Outstanding Young Farmer Contests

Published Apr. 10, 2013

Outstanding Young Farmer Ohio Farm Bureau is looking for the top young farmers in the state. This award is designed to recognize successful young farmers, age 35 or younger, for achievements in the business of farming and leadership in the agricultural community. Four state finalists will be selected from county winners in 2012 and previous years to compete at the state level. The finalists will p...

Young Ag Professional (YAP)

Published Apr. 10, 2013

Agriculture has many faces, just like young professionals. Ohio Farm Bureau Young Agricultural Professionals are 18 to 35, singles and married, who are interested in improving the business of agriculture, learning new ideas and developing leadership skills. Farmers take on the role of chemist, veterinarian, human resources director, marketing expert, mechanic, and much more. All of these are profe...

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Social Media Workshop Offered April 3

Published Mar. 26, 2013

Join Ohio Farms Bureau's Callie Wells  April 3 to learn how to better engage online through Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and blogging. The workshop is scheduled form 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. located at the Putnam County Educational Service Center, Ottawa. Please RSVP to the Putnam County Farm Bureau Office at jwilson@ofbf.org or 419-523-5874....

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Nutrient Management Seminar

Published Mar. 13, 2013

There will be a Nutrient Management Seminar March 18 at the Paulding County OSU Extension Office from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Speakers will include Larry Antosch with Ohio Farm Bureau and Joe Nester with Nester Ag. There will be a light dinner provided. Please RSVP to 419-523-5874....

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County Information

Organization Director:
Jessica Swihart

Mailing Address:
1206 E Second St., Suite 1
Ottawa, OH 45875

Phone:
419-523-5874

Fax:
419-523-3219

Email:
vanwert@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dues:
$75 per year for a family membership

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