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December 2012 County Farm Bureau Round-up

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County Farm Bureaus share scholarship opportunities, highlight local leaders who have played a big role in shaping Ohio Farm Bureau’s actions in 2013, host cooking competitions and more in this month’s County Farm Bureau Round-up.

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SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

A number of county Farm Bureaus are already offering scholarships for local students studying agriculture and related fields. Here are those who have posted scholarship opportunities thus far, along with application deadlines.

Belmont County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 1 deadline

Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau Scholarship - June 15 deadline

- Brown County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 28 deadline

Franklin County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 28 deadline

Madison County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 28 deadline

- Allen County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 1 deadline

- Van Wert County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 1 deadline

Henry County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 5 deadline

Williams County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 5 deadline

- Fulton County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 5 deadline

- Defiance County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 5 deadline

 

COUNTY FARM BUREAU EVENTS

Jan. 8 - Ross County Farm Bureau hosting a chili cook-off

Jan. 24 - Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland County Farm Bureaus invites members to attend a "Conversation with EASE" workshop, which will help farmers reach out and have conversations and respond to consumer questions about agriculture. The workshop will be part of the four county Farm Bureaus' membership kick-off event.

Jan. 29 - Join Belmont, Guernsey, Monroe, Noble and Washington County Farm Bureaus for their annual membership dinner and CAUV forum. Free for Ohio Farm Bureau members and spouses, $10 for non-members.

Feb. 4 - Perry County Farm Bureau hosts soup cook-off

This winter - Hardin County Farm Bureau shares an invite to the Hardin and Logan Conservation Tillage Club Breakfast meeting series this winter.

 

MORE COUNTY FARM BUREAU NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES

- Adams, Brown, Clermont and Highland County Farm Bureaus are on the lookout for more volunteers to help with this year’s activities.

- Ashtabula County Farm Bureau shares how “Dinner Starts on the Farm” in this piece from local writer John Parker

- Butler County Farm Bureau highlights local Nationwide Insurance Agent Joe Conrad.

- Crawford County Farm Bureau is looking for members interested in sharing Ohio Farm Bureau Children’s Literature Award-winning book “How Did That Get In My Lunchbox?” with local second-grade classrooms,  and also host coloring contests and presenting the book along with teacher materials.

Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau Youth visit Ronald McDonald House

- Erie County Farm Bureau members can enjoy a new discount at Quarry Hill Winery, one of the county’s newest Buying Local Directory participants.

- Donations to local animal shelters from Gallia CountyJackson-Vinton County and Pike County Farm Bureaus.

Check out D&D Smith Winery, Huron county Farm Bureau’s newest Buying Local Directory participant.

- Seneca County Farm Bureau encourages hunters and landowners to donate venison to the needy through the Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry program.

 

LOCAL LEADERS AT OHIO FARM BUREAU ANNUAL MEETING

Many county Farm Bureaus have taken the time to highlight their local leaders who represented county Farm Bureau members at Ohio Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Columbus in November. Here’s a look at what counties have shared on their blogs here at ofbf.org:

Allen County Farm Bureau wins bronze medal for Food and Animal Issues programming at Ohio Farm Bureau annual meeting. Also see Allen County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Delegates

Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Delegates

Gallia County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Delegates

Hamilton County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Delegates

Hancock County Farm Bureau was recognized for quality programming in 2012 by Ohio Farm Bureau at its annual meeting. Also see Hancock County Farm Bureau Annual meeting delegates

Hardin County Annual meeting Delegates

Licking County’s Brad Heimerl wins Ohio Farm Bureau Discussion Meet

- Marion County’s Cy Prettyman has been elected to Ohio Farm Bureau’s state board of trustees

- Morrow County’s Eddie Lou Meimer has been elected to Ohio Farm Bureau’s state board of trustees

Paulding County wins three Excellence Awards at Ohio Farm Bureau Annual Meeting. Also see Paulding County Annual Meeting Delegates

Pike County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Delegates

Preble County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Delegates

Putnam County Farm Bureau wins two Excellence Awards at OFBF Annual Meeting. Also see Putnam county Farm Bureau OFBF Annual Meeting Delegates

Seneca County Annual Meeting Delegates

Van Wert County OFBF Annual Meeting Delegates

Wyandot County Annual Meeting Delegates



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