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2015 Annual Meeting

Published Jul. 21, 2015

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, September 8,! Wood County Farm Bureau, in conjunction with Sandusky County Farm Bureau, will host its annual meeting at Ole Zim's Wagon Shed, 1387 SR 590, Gibsonburg. A legislative reception will begin at 6 followed by dinner, a business meeting and our guest speak, Steve Hirsch. Tickets are $10 in advance. A mailing with ticket and further meeting information will...

Funding Available to Western Lake Erie Basin Farmers to Improve Water Quality

Published Jul. 1, 2015

For Immediate Release  June 29, 2015 Funding Available to Western Lake Erie Basin Farmers to Improve Water Quality Enrollment starts July 1 and goes through July 17 COLUMBUS, OH – Funding will be available through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP), providing $17.5 million from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to help protect water quality in the western basin o...

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Welcome to our Summer Intern

Published Jun. 25, 2015

The Lucas/Ottawa/Sandusky/Wood County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that our Summer Intern is Andrew Teet. Andrew, a resident of Grand Rapids, just completed his sophomore year at OSU where he is studies animal science. A recipient of the American FFA Degree in 2014, Andrew is also heavily involed with the Lucas County Fair where he chairs the Livestock Department. Upon graduation Andrew wou...

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Summer Poster Contest

Published Jun. 25, 2015

If you are ages 6 - 12 and live in Wood County, you are eligible to participate in the Farm Bureau's "Farm 4 Clean Water" poster contest. All participants that enter the contest and attend the "Farm 4 Clean Water" campaign kick off on August 3 at the Wood County Fair will be awarded a milkshake voucher. Cash prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners. Please click the link...

Farm Bureau Night at Fifth Third Field June 19

Published May. 27, 2015

Farm Bureau Members, join us June 19 for a Mud Hens game at Fifth Third Field for Farm Bureau Night! Tickets are $8 and include a free Tshirt! Thanks to this year's sponsoring Nationwide agencies! Green and Associates – 4213 N. Holland Sylvania Road, Toledo Everett Harris Agency – 7902 Airport Highway, Holland Cathy Glemser Agency – 5602 Woodville Road, Northwood Smither’s Insurance Agency – 229 S...

Summer Internship - Apply Now!

Published May. 1, 2015

The Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, and Wood County Farm Bureaus are currently seeking a summer Field Services intern. The intern will be responsible for supporting and implementing field service initiatives associated with promotional and educational events, membership campaigns, and policy development for Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky and Wood County Farm Bureau chapters. For more information, see the attach...

New fertilizer certification class added in northwest Ohio

Published Apr. 9, 2015

The new class, organized by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, will be held April 13 at the Lighthouse Banquet Facility, 10055 W. U.S. Rt. 224, Findlay. Registration starts at 8:30, and the class is from 9 a.m. to noon. Registration can be done online. Ohio Farm Bureau is reminding farmers who apply commercial fertilizer to more than 50 acres that they are required under Senate Bill 150 to attend a trai...

Yap Summer Tours - June 27

Published Apr. 1, 2015

Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Agricultural Professionals is hosting a Farm Tour Summer Reach Out. This family event, open to all Farm Bureau members, will start at the Miami County Fairgrounds in Troy, Ohio. You will have the option to go on one of four tours, which includes lunch. Three of the tours will bus you to different locations around western Ohio where you can get a behind-the-scenes view of a...

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Rural Road Safety

Published Mar. 24, 2015

Preventative Measures While working with farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses for over 100 years, Nationwide is taking a stand to increase awarenessof the dangers and risks of navigating large farm equipment on rural roads. Central to this effort is ruralroadsafety.com, a new website dedicated to providing case studies, tools and other resources to assist America’s hardworking farmers in making ba...

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Meet our OD, Kristin Flowers

Published Feb. 9, 2015

Kristin Flowers has been named Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) organization director for Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca and Wood counties. Flowers of Custar will act as liaison between the county Farm Bureaus and OFBF. She will assist the county groups as they develop and implement programs to strengthen their organizations and enhance their ability to serve members and affect positive change ...

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