2022 Hocking County delegates

Hocking County Farm Bureau is in the midst of the 2023 membership campaign, and it is so very important that we remain strong and relevant. As a membership organization whose main role is to make certain that agriculture remains a viable business in the county and the state of Ohio, our voice is strong because of our members. Hocking County Farm Bureau ended the 2022 membership year with 369 total members of which 334 had a direct relationship with agriculture.

The dues amount for Hocking County was raised to $100 per year as a result of the county members voting for the increase at the county annual meeting last September. The dues increase took effect on Dec. 1. As current Farm Bureau members, you have already received or will soon receive your renewal notice. Please renew your membership and allow us to continue to be a strong voice for agriculture. The 2023 membership year ends as of March 31, 2023.  Please don’t hesitate to renew your membership. 


Pictured are Hocking County representatives at the state annual meeting: President Stephanie Blackford, Garry Meyer, David Libbben, and District 15 Trustee Mike Videkovich.

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.
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Mandy Way

Way Farms

Farm Labor Resources
I appreciate the benefit of having a strong voice in my corner. The extras that are included in membership are wonderful, but I'm a member because of the positive impact to my local and state agricultural communities.
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Ernie Welch

Van Wert County Farm Bureau

Strong communities
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.
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Matt Aultman

Darke County Farm Bureau

Leadership development
Farm Bureau involvement has taught me how to grow my professional and leadership experience outside of the workforce and how to do that in a community-centric way.
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Jaclyn De Candio

Clark County Farm Bureau

Young Ag Professionals program
With not growing up on a farm, I’d say I was a late bloomer to agriculture. I feel so fortunate that I found the agriculture industry. There are so many opportunities for growth.
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Jenna Gregorich

Coshocton County Farm Bureau

Growing our Generation
Knowing that horticulture is under the agriculture umbrella and having Farm Bureau supporting horticulture like it does the rest of ag is very important.
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Jared Hughes

Groovy Plants Ranch

Groovy Plants Ranch
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.
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Austin Heil

Hardin County Farm Bureau

Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience
So many of the issues that OFBF and its members are advocating for are important to all Ohioans. I look at OFBF as an agricultural watchdog advocating for farmers and rural communities across Ohio.
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Mary Smallsreed

Trumbull County Farm Bureau

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