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The Ross County Farm Bureau is the largest membership organization in Ross County and is focused on all aspects of those working in the agricultural industry. Ross County Farm Bureau was organized in 1918 and incorporated as a non-profit corporation in 1944.
Ross County Farm Bureau is one of 86 county Farm Bureaus that make up the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. In 2021, Ross County had 687 active members. Active members are identified as anyone whose livelihood depends on the agricultural industry.
Ross County Farm Bureau is led by an elected board consisting of 15 trustees. Those currently serving as county board trustees are:
- Josh Bluck – Concord Twp.
- Greg Corcoran – Scioto Twp.
- Terri Cory – Concord Twp.
- Wesley Ebenhack – Wayne Twp.
- Greg Garman – Buckskin Twp.
- David Glass – Springfield Twp. – Treasurer
- Philip Gray – Harrison Twp.
- Kaitlyn Meeker – LIberty Twp. – President
- Delma Rouleau – Scioto Twp. – Secretary
- Ryan Slaughter – Huntington Twp.
- Pam Snyder – Colerain Twp.
- Greg Wells – Union Twp. – Vice President
- Ray Wells – Union Twp.
Ross County Farm Bureau trustees are currently working to fill two open seats.
The mission of Farm Bureau is “Working together for Ohio farmers to advance agriculture and strengthen our communities.” The Ross County Farm Bureau recently adopted the following policies during its 2021 county annual meeting:
- Encourage the enforcement system of accountability to prevent unlawful litter in Ross County. Suggesting a county wide beautification project including removal of debris.
- Support efforts to improve broadband connectivity in all parts of Ross County.
- Support a countywide effort to control invasive weed species.
- Opposes the public designation of the “Paint Creek Scenic River Corridor” being placed upon private property.
If you are interested in becoming a member of the Ross County Farm Bureau, the dues are $81 per year, plus an optional donation of $2 for the AGGPAC fund, which supports better government. You can contact the Ross County office at 740-474-6284.
Through its policies it brings together people in the agricultural community and invests in building vibrant communities that support agriculture.Future employees, leaders
If it wasn't for Farm Bureau, I personally, along with many others, would not have had the opportunity to meet with our representatives face to face in Washington, D.C.Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience
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
As a member of Farm Bureau, I am glad that this organization takes action when necessary to protect and advance agriculture.Policy Development
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.
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