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Exhibitor Troy Elwer is pictured third from left.

OFBF, Bob Evans purchase area boy's reserve grand champion barrow

Published Aug. 9, 2011

Bob Evans Farms, Inc., in partnership with the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF), proudly honored its founder’s long-standing tradition of purchasing the Reserve Grand Champion Barrow for $20,000 at the Ohio State Fair’s 2011 Sale of Champions Aug. 7. The famed Ohio-based company and long-time partner of the Ohio Farm Bureau has driven the competition by purchasing 20 out of 23 Champion Hogs from...

iLead - A Leadership Experience for Teens & Their Parents

Published Jun. 13, 2011

Farm Bureau Members, looking for a way to build your leadership skills? This is a unique, first-ever opportunity to offer a day of leadership training for parents and teens to experience together. Check out the attached flier for more information! ...

Worker's Comp Safety Training June 17

Published Jun. 2, 2011

All workers' comp group rating members NEED at least two hours of safety training each year. Here is an opportunity to get your hours in if you missed the local training....

OFBF's NASCAR Promotion Details

Published May. 26, 2011

Sign up Farm Bureau Members and you could win a family four pack to a NASCAR race this summer! See Attached flyer for more details!...

Van Wert County Farm Bureau Scholarship Winners

Published May. 12, 2011

Congratulations to Shane Williams and Eric Renner  for winning this years Van Wert Farm Bureau Scholarship! Shane Williams is the sone of Nick and Lori Williams of Van Wert, and currently attends Lincolnview High School. He is active in FFA (treasurer), Varsity Basketball, and marching band in school and is also a member of 4-H and on the Jr. Fair Board. Shane plans to attend the University of No...

Tractor Safety Training

Published Apr. 27, 2011

Tractor Safety Training on June 18 and 25, located in the University of Findlay Animal Science Center. This will be a combination of hands-on and classroom training with June 25 being reserved for those who want to earn their certicification. Training course is limited to 50 participants, first come first serve so register TODAY! Register by emailing seneca@ofbf.org or call 877-447-3091 with your ...

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Van Wert Farm Bureau

Published Apr. 27, 2011

Paulding and Van Wert Farm Bureau members meet with Senator Cliff Hite and Representative Lynn Wachtmann...

Wind Energy Meetings Scheduled

Published Feb. 28, 2011

<!--[if !mso]> March 8, 2011—7pm · Guest Speaker—Dale Arnold, Energy Specialist with the Ohio Farm Bureau. Dale will cover basics of a wind energy lease and answer any questions you may have about the wind turbines. March 22, 2001—7pm · Guest Speakers—Dale Arnold, Energy Specialist with the Ohio Farm Bureau AND Roger Brown, Business Developer with BP Wind Energy BOTH Meetings are scheduled...

DEATH TAXES

Published Dec. 9, 2010

PUT DEATH TAXES TO REST: Your Urgent Action is Needed Today Congress Needs to Hear From You Today to Ensure a $5 million Estate Tax Exemption Is In End-of-the-year tax legislation. The White House announced "a framework for a bipartisan agreement" Monday night over the impending expiration of the Bush tax cuts that includes Farm Bureau supported Estate Tax Relief of a $5 Million exemption and a 35...

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Excellence Awards

Published Dec. 8, 2010

Congratulations!  The Van Wert County Farm Bureau was awarded three Excellence awards this year; a Gold Medal in the area of Public Policy and two Bronze Medals -- one in the area of Organization and one for the Center for Food and Animal Issues. These awards were given to the Van Wert Farm Bureau due to the counties excellent programming in these areas. L-R Front—Kevin Heffelfinger, Ron Schumm an...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Jennifer Wilson

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 Thursday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dues:
$60 per year for a family membership

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