State Trustee Mike Videkovich gives a June report.Read More
The Ohio State University Extension, Fairfield County, and the Fairfield County Farm Bureau joined together on the first of several farm tours to promote local foods in Fairfield County. The first stop was at Schultz Valley Farms near Lancaster where CSAs and U-Pick strawberries were the main topics of this stop. There will be other farm tours in Fairfield County. Details will follow at a later date.
Having opportunities to attend leadership institutes, advocate for rural Ohioans on the state and national level, facilitate young ag professionals events, and serve in a variety of leadership positions have helped my skills grow exponentially.Growing our Generation
Labor has always been an issue, mainly because we are a seasonal operation. So that's a challenge finding somebody who only wants to work three months out of a year, sometimes up to six months.Business Solutions
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.Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience
I was gifted the great opportunity through an Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation Youth Pathways grant to run a series of summer camps here. That really expanded my vision of what ‘grow, maintain, sustain and explain’ could actually be.Farming for Good
I see the value and need to be engaged in the community I live in, to be a part of the decision-making process and to volunteer with organizations that help make our community better.Leadership development
Fairfield County will award two scholarship winners this year. Gavin Eastep is one recipient.Read More