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Check out Van Wert County Because I Care Video Contest Entries!

Published Oct. 8, 2010

Video Submitted by Lincolnview FFA - vocals done by Matt Almandiger   Video Submitted by the Schumm Family  ...

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INVITATION

Annual Meeting

Published Jul. 29, 2010

Van Wert County Farm Bureau Official Invitation & Announcement Date and time to be announced.  Please contact your county office at 800-260-3499 for more information....

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JOSIAH, CHLOEE, RONNIE

QUEST CAMP

Published Jul. 22, 2010

Josiah Dealy, Chloee Gamble and Ronnie Schumm of Van Wert County recently returned from Quest, a "learn by doing" Ohio Farm Bureau Youth Leadership Conference designed specifically for those ages 12-14, at Ohio Dominican University, Columbus, Ohio. Jr. High students from across Ohio attended this three-day conference, providing participants with building blocks for leadership development, interper...

"FREE BREAKFAST FOR A YEAR"

Published Jul. 20, 2010

Ohio’s Farmers Offer “Free Breakfast for a Year”Promotion starts July 19, 2010 at www.FarmersFeedUS.org Columbus, Ohio (July 19, 2010) – Ohio farmers and Ohio-based Bob Evans Farms are teaming up to provide two Ohio families with “Free Breakfast for a Year.”* Beginning today, Ohio residents can register at www.FarmersFeedUS.org to win one of two grand prizes of “Free Breakfast for a Year” at Bob E...

Because I Care video contest

Published Jul. 7, 2010

"Because I Care" Video Contest Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s Center for Food and Animal Issues invites Ohio farmers, county Farm Bureaus and youth organizations (4-H, FFA, Farm Bureau) to share the positive messages and images of animal agriculture through the “Because I Care” video contest. For additional information and complete contest rules, please visit http://bit.ly/BecauseICare. Grand Prize...

Agreement Validates Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board

Published Jul. 1, 2010

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) - The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) has announced its support for the agreement announced today between the Ohioans for Livestock Care coalition and the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). The agreement validates Ohio voters’ decision last fall to pass State Issue 2, which established the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board as the appropriate venue for defining a...

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ASHLEY AND JEREMIAH

HIGHER GROUND PARTICIPANTS

Published Jun. 30, 2010

Ashley Knittle and Jeremiah Dealey of Van Wert County recently attended the Higher Ground leadership conference sponsored by Ohio Farm Bureau. This "learn by doing" event was held at Ohio Dominican University, Columbus, Ohio, and hosted by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation in cooperation with the county Farm Bureaus. Teens from across Ohio, ages 14-18, were hand-chosen based on leadership potential ...

Support OFBF at the Ohio State Fair!

Published Jun. 30, 2010

Come support Ohio Farm Bureau at the 2010 Ohio State Fair! You will have the opportunity to work with: -Kids -Puppies -Chicks and Ducklings -More than 350,000 annual guests that need to hear about Ohio agriculture -People from many different backgrounds Your time matters! We need your help to spread the word about Ohio agriculture! What you will get in return: -Free admittance to the fair -Free Pa...

Regional Public Listening Session - Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board

Published May. 10, 2010

Regional Public Listening Session   May 12, 2010   Independence Elementary School 615 Tremont Ave. Lima, Ohio 45801   This is one of six public listening sessions to be offered across the state. The purpose of the listening sessions is to allow Ohioans the opportunity to provide input to the board and to educate the board members and public on the various factors the board needs to consider as it ...

LOCAL FARM BUREAU NEWS AND EVENTS...

Published May. 4, 2010

YOUNG AG PROFESSIONAL SUMMER RETREAT - COLUMBUS ZOOYoung Ag Professional Summer Retreat at the Columbus Zoo will take place once again this year.  More information to come when available but be sure to mark your calendar for July 10th, 2010! IF YOU ARE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18 AND 35 THESE OPPORTUNITIES ARE FOR YOU!! DISCUSSION MEETThis is NOT a panel discussion or debate but rather a formal version...

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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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