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News Releases

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Weilnau

Weilnau Re-Elected Ohio Farm Bureau First Vice President

December 06, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Sparky Weilnau of Milan has been re-elected first vice president of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF), the second highest elected office in the state’s largest and most influential farm organization. He serves on OFBF’s board of trustees for District 3, representing members from Cuyahoga, Erie, Huron and Lorain counties.

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Burkett

Burkett Re-Elected Ohio Farm Bureau Treasurer

December 06, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Frank Burkett III of Massillon has been re-elected treasurer of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). As treasurer, he holds the third-highest elected office in the state’s largest and most inclusive farm organization. As OFBF trustee for District 9, Burkett represents Farm Bureau members from Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage and Stark counties.

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Adams

Adams Re-Elected To Ohio Farm Bureau State Board

December 06, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Craig Adams of Leesburg has been re-elected to his third three-year term on the board of trustees of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). Adams will represent the interests of Farm Bureau members in Adams, Brown, Clermont and Highland counties.

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Harrison

Harrison Re-Elected To State Farm Bureau Board

December 06, 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Paul Harrison of Fostoria has been elected to his third, three-year term on the board of trustees of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will represent the interests of Farm Bureau members from Hancock, Hardin, Seneca and Wyandot counties. His election took place during OFBF’s 95th annual meeting, Dec. 4 – 6 in Columbus.

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Joslin

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

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

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

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

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

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.