Lane Osswald of Eldorado was re-elected to the board of trustees for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation during the group’s 102nd annual meeting. This is his fourth, three-year term. As a trustee, he will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization and represent District 18 Farm Bureau members from Butler, Hamilton, Montgomery and Preble counties.
Osswald and his wife, Bambi, have four children and farm with his father and brothers, growing corn, soybeans, wheat and vegetables and providing custom farming services. The Ohio State University graduate is a licensed commercial pesticide applicator and an experienced crop advisor for many local clients. He has been a member of Preble County Farm Bureau for 22 years, serving as president and has been active on the membership, policy and communications committees. Osswald is currently serving as vice president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation. He also has been involved with OFBF’s Young Agricultural Professionals program and the American Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee.
In addition to Farm Bureau activities, Osswald served six years as the chair of the Preble County Planning Commission and currently serves on the Ohio State University Extension Advisory Committee. He has been a Preble County Pork Festival volunteer for over 35 years and is a member of Ware’s Chapel United Methodist Church.
The mission of Ohio Farm Bureau is to work together for Ohio farmers and to advance agriculture and strengthen communities. Visit ofbf.org to learn more.
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Editors: A high-resolution photo of Mr. Osswald is available for download.