County Farm Bureau President Stephanie Blackford and Public Policy Co-Chair Garry Meyer were among those who got to meet with the governor.Read More
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine visited the Hocking County Fair last week. Hocking County Farm Bureau President Stephanie Blackford and Public Policy Co-Chair Garry Meyer were among those who got to meet with the governor.
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
Hocking County Annual Ag Days Event along with the Tractor Club donates check to charity.Read More