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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 Bureauís 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...


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 Americaís hardworking farmers in making ba...


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 ...


Worker's Comp Safety Meeting Notice

Published Feb. 9, 2015

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Scholarships Available

Published Feb. 4, 2015

Wood County Farm Bureau offers scholarships for eligible students. Please click the link for more information as well as a copy of the application....


Membership Kickoff Jan. 29

Published Jan. 14, 2015

The Wood County Farm Bureau invites you to attend our membership drive kick-off Jan. 29, 6:30 p.m. at our office in Woodville. If you are interested in attending, please contact the county office at (419) 849-2128 to RSVP by Tuesday, Jan. 27 so that you can be added to our meal count. If you bring a prospective worker with you, you will be entered for a chance to win a $25 Bob Evans gift card. We ...


2014 - 2015 Board of Trustees

Published Dec. 15, 2014

President: Kathy Burtchin Vice President: Jeff Meyer Secretary: Sara Meyer Treasurer: Josh Gerwin Trustees: Stacie Anderson, Chasitie Euler, Gary Babcock, Ben Frobose, Mike Metzger, , Matt Meyer, Casey Moser, Brian Stickel, Greg Strausbaugh, Mark Swihart, and Joanne Witker. Many thanks to these individuals who continue to share their time and talent with the Wood County Farm Bureau. †...

Rick Kohl

Meet the New County Office Administrator!

Published Nov. 4, 2014

Meet the new Wood County Office Administrator, Rick Kohl! Rick is from Elmore, where he lives with his wife Christy and his black lab/border collie mix Karlie. Rick and his family moved to the area last year to be the Youth Pastor at the Elmore Church of God where he currently serves! Rick enjoys a variety of hobbies, from spending time outdoors to playing video games, Netflix, and simply spending...

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County Information

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  • Working cooperatively on local issues
  • Leadership development, networking, social gatherings
  • Special savings from local businesses
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