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A big thank you to everyone who attended our events in 2021. Here is what we have been up to:
Family Fun Day – Over 900 joined us at the Akron Zoo!
Other activities included: Ashland County Drive-It-Yourself Farm Tour, Ashland County Fair T-shirt giveaway (thanks to our additional four sponsors that make this project possible), scholarship program, safety meeting, FFA FunVention event, Buy Local Directory, and tours at Geig’s Orchard and the Countyline Produce Auction for the Young Ag Professionals.
Served as Advocates for Members’ Grassroots in Action – Over 15 policy development survey responses were collected that ultimately resulted in one policy proposal at this year’s annual meeting! Other activities included: President’s trip to DC, AgWeek visits with legislators, and policy development breakfast with community leaders
Gave Back to Our Local Community
Grain bin rescue facility’s donor reception – the Wayne County Regional Training Facility has completed three course descriptions for trainings available at the grain bin rescue facility.
Please visit wcfra.org for more details or contact [email protected] to schedule a training.
Legacy Donors: Apple Creek Banking Co, Bauman & Sons Oil, Cargill Animal Nutrition, Commodity Blenders, Farm Credit Mid-America, Gerwig’s White Barn, Heffelfinger’s Meats, Jones Livestock, Park National Bank, Rural King-Wooster, and Slicker Farms
Gold Donors: Certified Angus Beef, Mike & Patti Boyert, Davis Tree Farm & Nursery, E. R. Boliantz Co, Farmers National Bank, Farmer’s State Bank, Gerber Feed Service, Holmes-Wayne Electric Cooperative Foundation – Operation Round up, Homer Yost Agency, Honey Haven Farm, J Star Equipment, Lowe & Young, Trent Insurance Group, Tyler Grain & Fertilizer, Wayne Savings Community Bank, WQKT Radio
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Molly Cordonnier, Madeline Kellogg, Clay Schoen and Megan Schwendeman are this year’s recipients.Read More
Each County Farm Bureau in District 8 is offering scholarships. Application details vary.Read More