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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 jkbell@ic.state.oh.us 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....


Van Wert Recognizes Long Term Members

Published Sep. 25, 2012

Presidend Mike Poling presented an award to long term member Warren Reed. At this year's Van Wert County Annual Meeting, we recognized anyone who had been a member for at least 40 years - Check out the list and see if you know any of long term members!...


Van Wert Annual Meeting

Published Sep. 12, 2012

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Kids Dream Day Event

Published Jul. 25, 2012

Kids Dream Day will be held on Aug. 3-4 from 1 to 7 p.m. at the Van Wert County Fairgrounds. Every person that drives the big GREEN TRACTOR during the event will be entered to win a 24" radio-controlled John Deere Tractor. See Flyer for more details!...

Ag Educational Classed Offered...

Published Apr. 5, 2012

Van Wert County Farm Bureau, in a joint effort with Paulding County Farm Bureau, will be sponsoring an eight-week farmer education class, "Ag Businesses 101" starting in June, breaking for two weeks for wheat harvest, and finishing up by mid- August. The cost is $85 and Farm Bureau will cover $65 of the cost up-front and will reimburse you for the rest if you participated in at least six of the ei...


Membership Kickoff

Published Jan. 19, 2012

Kickoff will be Jan. 31 at 6:30 p.m. - Come and meet your State Senator Cliff Hite who is also the Chair of the Senate Ag Committee. He will be talking on Ohio Farm Bureau's efforts at the statehouse and give an update from the Ag Committee. Beth Vanderkooi from Ohio Farm Bureau will be our guest speaker....


Van Wert County Farm Bureau Scholarship Information

Published Jan. 18, 2012

The scholarship application for the 2012-2013 college year is now available! Click on the link below for more information. Applications are due by March 1....


Published Jan. 16, 2012

In an effort to keep our members up to date on Farm Bureau events and activities, we are asking that you send your NAME and E-MAIL ADDRESS to vanwert@ofbf.org for a chance to win a $50 Gas Card! We will double that to a $100 Gas Card if you have “liked” us on FACEBOOK (facebook.com/vanwertcountyfarmbureau). Make sure you submit your e-mail address to us by March 1, 2012 for your chance to will up ...

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County Information

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.

$75 per year for a family membership

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