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We would like to take the time on Tuesdays to introduce you to our trustees! While our trustees are busy with their jobs and families, they still manage to find time to do great work for Farm Bureau and we appreciate all that they continue to do for their respective county! We value these members and their many hours contributed to making Farm Bureau great!
This week we would like to introduce you to Kathleen Topmiller.
Where did you grow up?
- Clayton, OH
How long have you been a Farm Bureau member?
- For at least 12 years
How long have you been a trustee?
- This is my first year as a trustee since 2007
What is your agriculture background?
- My husband Anthony, children Hannah and Tyler and I own and operate Y-Not Cattle, a seed stock operation focusing on Maine Anjou and Simmental cattle. I graduated from The Ohio State University in 1999 with a degree in agriculture with a major in animal sciences.
What is your current job title?
- Inside Sales for OPW Engineered Systems.
What activities have you participated in with Farm Bureau?
- Annual Meeting, Farm Tour, Fair Booth, etc.
What is one interesting fact about yourself?
- In my teenage years I won the hog calling contest at the Preble County Pork Festival.
As a member of Farm Bureau, I am glad that this organization takes action when necessary to protect and advance agriculture.Policy Development
If you have issues with local planning or have legal questions, someone at the Farm Bureau has the answer for you, or they’ll connect you with someone who does.Hansen's Greenhouse
Farm Bureau is an incredible organization that has given me countless professional development opportunities in addition to advocating for all sizes and types of farmers.
We go to a lot of Farm Bureau events, and there’s a lot of camaraderie built because you’re meeting with people who have similar interests and goals.Event Calendar
Through its policies it brings together people in the agricultural community and invests in building vibrant communities that support agriculture.Kalmbach Feeds
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