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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...


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 [email protected] or 419-523-5874....


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....

Conversation With EASE training program

Published Feb. 19, 2013

Conversation with EASE Training available on March 25, 2013, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at The Red Pig Inn, 1470 N Perry St, Ottawa, Ohio.We hope you will be able to attend our upcoming training program. So that we may plan appropriately, would you please RSVP to Mariah Schroder by calling 419-523-5874 or sending an email to [email protected] by March 20. Space is limited, so make sure you RSVP earl...

2013 Van Wert County Farm Bureau College Scholarship

Published Jan. 4, 2013

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 2013 Van Wert County Farm Bureau Scholarship ...


2012 Annual Meeting Delegates

Published Dec. 10, 2012

Thank you to the 2012 Ohio Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Delegates. Pictured Bottom Row L-R: Ron Schumm - Delegate, Scott Deitering - Delegate Top Row L-R: Jennifer Wilson - Van Wert County Organization Director; Dave Kemler - Delegate; MikePoling - Van Wert County President and Delegate; and Mike Schumm - Ohio Farm Bureau District 5 Trustee....

Workers' Compensation Discussion

Published Oct. 22, 2012

There will be a workers' compensation update and discussion with Ohio Industrial Commission Chariman and CEO Karen L. Gillmor, Ph.D., and Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation Administrator Steve Buehrer. The event will take place Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Theatre for Performing Arts, 4240 Campus Drive, Lima. Please RSVP with Jacob Bell at [email protected] or 614-387-386...

Get Involved With Your Local Farm Bureau

Published Oct. 15, 2012

Van Wert County Farm Bureau is looking for interested people to be a part of the 2013-2014 Advisory Team. Advisory Teams provide Farm Bureau members the opportunity to identify resarch and engage in discussion with peers on those issues important to your ream. As part of the process, team members may review, discuss, draft and recommend new policies related to their team's issues and recommend any...

Green Energy Ohio Wind Farm Tour

Published Sep. 26, 2012

Are you interested in Green Energy? Check out this tour that is scheduled to be held on October 4. Tour starts at Cooper Cooked Meats Factory in Van Wert, OH. Click on the link for additional information on the tour....

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