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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!  ...


Downtown Bg Farmer's Market Recipe Contest

Published May. 29, 2014

Celebrate the best locally grown food with your best recipes in the Downtown Farmers' Market's Farm Fresh Recipe Contest. For further contest information and to enter, please click the link.  http://www.downtownbgohio.org/farmersmarket/Enter.php...


Strawberries 101 - June 21 - Let's Jam!

Published May. 29, 2014

The Lucas County Farm Bureau invites the Wood County Farm Bureau members to attend the "Strawberries 101 Propagation to Jam Making" event on Saturday, June 21. The day begins at 1 pm at Stevens Gardens in Monclova. Participants will learn the ins and outs of strawberry production from second generation producers at Stevens Gardens. They will discuss what is needed to start, care for and maintain y...

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