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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...

Books available for purchase!

Published Mar. 31, 2010

2681 Extra Cheese Please $8 2687 Farmer George Plants a Nation $10 2689 Century Farm $9 2699 Sugarbush $10 2705 Oh Say Can You Seed $7 2720 Pumpkin $11 2732 Fantastic Farm Machines $9 2735 Christmas Tree Farm $10 2741 Farms and Food of Ohio Cookbook $14 2742 Clara Belle $9 2746 Mini Milk Maids on the Moove $9 2748 Book Bundle -$25 (Bundle of 4 childrens books, titles included: Farmers and Ranchers...

Update on Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board

Published Mar. 16, 2010

Please read the attached document for the lastest update on the pending legislation for the Livestock Care Standards Board. If you have any questions please contact the county office.  ...

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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:
$60 per year for a family membership

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