For Immediate Release
December 2, 2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Lane Osswald of Eldorado has been elected District 18 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization and represent Farm Bureau members from Butler, Hamilton, Montgomery and Preble counties.
Osswald fills the seat previously held by Randy Leis who retired after 18 years on the board.
Osswald and his wife, Bambi, farm with his father and brothers, producing corn, soybeans wheat and vegetables and providing custom farming services. They are the parents of four children. He also is a certified crop advisor and sells seed. He is a graduate of Ohio State University with a bachelor’s degree in agriculture.
He has been a member of Preble County Farm Bureau for 13 years, is its current president and has been active on the membership, policy and communications committees. He has been active in OFBF’s Young Agricultural Professionals program and the American Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Rancher Committee. In addition to Farm Bureau activities he is involved with the Preble County Ohio State University Extension advisory board, Preble County Pork Festival and Ware’s Chapel United Methodist Church.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s mission is to forge a partnership between farmers and consumers. To learn more about the organization visit ofbf.org.
CONTACT: Joe Cornely
PHONE: (614) 246-8230
E-MAIL: [email protected]