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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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Local Food Bank Donations Made

Published Dec. 8, 2010

This past August, Van Wert Farm Bureau partnered with Ag Credit, Arend, Laukhuf & Stoller, Edwards Jones and Haviland Drainage to buy a steer at the Van Wert County Fair Jr. Livestock Sale, process the meat, and then donated the meat to local food banks as part of the Farmers Feed Our Needs project with the Ohio Farm Bureau.  ...

Stoller Family Featured in 'Our Ohio'

Published Nov. 9, 2010

'OUR OHIO' MAGAZINE FEATURES THE STOLLER FAMILY The Stoller family of Stoller Farms in Van Wert County is featured in this month’s issue of Our Ohio magazine for their commitment and dedication to being a quality egg producer. Stoller Farms was the recipient of the 2010 Environmental Stewardship Award from the Ohio Livestock Coalition.  The family grows corn, soybeans, and cares for 300,000 laying...

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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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