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OD in Training Comments - Jessica Swihart

Published Jun. 3, 2014

These past few weeks have been a whirlwind of excitement for me. I am excited to be joining the Farm Bureau, and I am really excited to be working under Darren to learn what it takes to be an Organization Director, where ever the Farm Bureau will take me. I am extremely excited to be located within my “home” counties to start off with and I cannot wait to dive right in and take part of all the act...


OD Comments - Darren Franks welcomes OD in Training

Published Jun. 3, 2014

It is hard to believe that another spring planting season has arrived.   I hope that most of the crops are in the ground and you can breathe a sigh of relief.  I think we all will be glad to feel warmer weather after the long, cold winter. I want to take this time to introduce to you the new Organization Director in training, Jessica Swihart.  Jessica started her career with the Ohio Farm Bureau o...


COA Corner - Vickie Runyon

Published Jun. 3, 2014

Vickie Runyon has worked for the Farm Bureau since 2002 as the County Office Administrator.  During her time at the Farm Bureau she has seen the local Farm Bureau office move from Luckey to Woodville  and move from a three county office to a four county office with a variety of different organization directors over the years. A native of Wood County, she has lived in Weston, North Baltimore and Pe...


USDA’s Extended Grant Deadline Will Help More Farmers “Go Solar”

Published Jun. 3, 2014

More and more innovative Ohio farmers are plugging into the sun these days, adopting the latest solar technology to power their farms.  By generating their own electricity, those farmers drastically reduce – or even eliminate – their monthly electricity costs. In many cases, farmers receive grants from USDA to invest in their solar power systems, along with significant tax incentives that are avai...


AFBF Book of the Year - 2014

Published Jun. 2, 2014

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture presented its seventh annual “Book of the Year” award to Laurie Krebs for “The Beeman.” “The Beeman is full of essential facts about bees, beekeeping and –of course!-honey. There is even a delicious apple and honey muffin recipe to make”  These books are  available for purchase at the office for $14 each.    ...


2014 Wood County Scholarship Recipients

Published Jun. 2, 2014

Each year the Wood County Farm Bureau offers several scholarships. This years recipients include: Zachary Lucas winner of $500 Ag related scholarship—Zac is the son of Rebecca and Rodney Lucas. He is a sophomore at Ohio State University majoring in Strategic Communications and Ag Communications.  Zac hopes to get a job as a broadcaster or to work in an Ag related field. Nathan Gerwin winner of $50...


Drew Hastings to be Guest Speaker at Annual Meeting

Published Jun. 2, 2014

Save the date! Lucas/Ottawa/Sandusky/Wood County Farm Bureau will host their Annual Meeting on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at theJr. Fair Building, Bowling Green at 6 PM. Comedian, Mayor and Ohio cattle farmer Drew Hastings will be our guest speaker.   Official Annual Meeting notice will be sent out at a later date....


Summertime means County Fair time!

Published Jun. 2, 2014

Mark your calendars for July 28 - August 4. See you at the fair!   http://www.woodcounty-fair.com...


Comments from Board President, Jeff Meyer

Published Jun. 2, 2014

Welcome to Spring! Spring brings warmer weather, longer days, and no more snow. Wood County Farm Bureau had the opportunity to host the elected officials at its annual Legislative Breakfast held on April 7, 2014 at Stone Ridge Golf Club. The elected officials shared details of their prospective offices over the past year and what is on the horizon. A question and answer session was held. Sheriff W...


The Downtown Farmers's Market BG

Published May. 29, 2014

The Downtown Farmers' Market will be held every Wednesday from 4 - 7 pm, 201 S Main Street, BG from May 21 - October 15. Get Fresh!  ...

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Mailing Address:
109 Portage St.
Woodville, OH 43469



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