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Joslin Re-Elected To District 10 Trustee Seat On Farm Bureau Board

December 06, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Ellen Joslin of Sidney was re-elected to her fourth, three-year term as a state trustee for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) during the organization’s 95th annual meeting Dec. 4 to 6 in Columbus. She represents Farm Bureau members in District 10, which consists of Auglaize, Logan, Mercer and Shelby counties. Joslin originally joined the Farm Bureau board in 2000 as Northwest Women's Trustee.

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Lahmers Elected To Ohio Farm Bueau Board

December 06, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Jerry Lahmers of Newcomerstown has been elected District 13 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will serve on the 26 member board, governing the state’s most influential farm organization. Lahmers will represent the interests of Farm Bureau members from Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties.

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Mossbarger Re-Elected To OFBF Board

December 06, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – John Mossbarger of Washington Court House has been re-elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent Farm Bureau members from Clinton, Fayette, Greene and Warren counties in the governance of the state’s largest farm organization. Mossbarger first joined the board in February 2010, to fill an unexpired term. This is his second election to a full three-year term.

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Poling Elected To OFBF Board

December 06, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Michael (Mike) Poling of Delphos has been elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent Farm Bureau members in Allen, Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert counties. Poling will help govern the state’s largest and most influential farm organization.

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Troyer Re-Elected To Farm Bureau State Board

December 06, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Andra Troyer of London was re-elected to her fourth, three-year term on the board of trustees for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) during the organization’s 95th annual meeting Dec. 4 to 6 in Columbus. As Southwest Women’s Trustee, Troyer represents Farm Bureau members from 22 Ohio counties.

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Weaver Elected To OFBF Board

December 06, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Chris Weaver of Lyons has been elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent Farm Bureau members in Defiance, Fulton, Henry and Williams counties. Weaver will help govern the state’s largest and most influential farm organization.

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Top County Farm Bureaus Named

December 06, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Butler, Carroll, Paulding and Tuscarawas counties were named President’s Award winners in the 2013 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) County Achievement Awards program. The program honors outstanding local programming in Communications, Food and Animal Issues, Organization and Public Policy. The President’s Award goes to the counties with the greatest accomplishments across all program areas.

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Veteran Leaders Recognized At Farm Bureau Convention

December 06, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Six individuals were honored by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) for their lifelong contributions to agriculture.

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OFBF annual meeting scheduled in Columbus

November 26, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – More than 800 members and guests are expected to attend the 95th annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF), Dec. 4 - 6 at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus.

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Leadership Forum Planned For Food and Farm Community

November 11, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The inaugural Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum is aimed at empowering Ohioans to improve their communities. The event will include members of farm and food organizations, civic groups, business, government and other sectors to focus on four themes: general leadership skills, developing boards of directors/trustees, technology and current policy issues. The forum will take place Dec. 4 at the Hyatt Regency Columbus.