Craig Pohlman of Venedocia has been elected to his first three-year term on the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation board of trustees representing Farm Bureau members in Allen, Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert counties. As one of Ohio Farm Bureau’s 26 trustees, he will help govern the state’s largest and most inclusive farm and food organization.

Pohlman and his wife, Sheila, raise corn and soybeans. A 14-year Van Wert County Farm Bureau member, he has served as its president for the past five years. 

Pohlman is a seed salesman for Asgrow/DeKalb. An Ohio State University graduate with a degree in agriculture economics, he is a member of Delphos St. John’s Parish and is active with the Van Wert Soil and Water Conservation District. 

Pohlman’s election took place during the 101st annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau held Dec. 4 – 5 in Columbus.

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This is a news release for use by journalists. Questions should be directed to Ty Higgins, 614-246-8231.

Editors: A high-resolution photo of Mr. Pohlman is available to accompany this story.

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