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Rose Hartschuh of Sycamore has been re-elected Northwest regional trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. She will continue to represent Farm Bureau members from Allen, Auglaize, Crawford, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Logan, Lucas, Marion, Mercer, Morrow, Ottawa, Paulding, Putnam, Richland, Sandusky, Seneca, Shelby, Van Wert, Williams, Wood and Wyandot counties.
Hartschuh has been active in Farm Bureau for 18 years having previously served as Crawford County Farm Bureau’s president, vice president, secretary and chairperson of the county fair and public policy committees. She has served on Ohio Farm Bureau’s membership model and public policy committees. She and her husband, Greg, served on the state Young Agricultural Professionals committee and were the American Farm Bureau 2018 Excellence In Agriculture award winners. The Hartschuhs, along with their twin 8-year-old sons, farm with Greg’s parents, operating a dairy and raising grain crops, alfalfa and cover crops. They also raise a flock of 150 black-faced ewes in an indoor system.
Hartschuh is a graduate of Ohio State University with a degree in ag education. She previously worked as an ag teacher at Bellevue and Mohawk high schools. She is a 4-H advisor and past supervisor of the Soil and Water Conservation District. In 2021, Hartschuh was appointed to the Ohio Exposition Commission.
Hartschuh joins 25 other farmers on the Farm Bureau board who govern the state’s largest farm and food organization.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s mission is working together for Ohio farmers to advance agriculture and strengthen our communities. Learn more at ohiofarmbureau.org.
Editors: A high-resolution photo of Ms. Hartschuh is available for download.
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