2023 Pike County Annual Meeting

Pike County Farm Bureau combined its Annual Meeting with a Member’s Only event for members and their families, and what a great crowd! Nationwide Select Partners Wilber-Price Insurance Agency and Gerber Insurance Agency both provided fire balls and other home and farm safety items for our drawing! Thank you to our other vendors which included Pike County Farm Bureau who talked to members about their benefits of being a Farm Bureau member, Pike County Suicide Prevention, Steven Brunner showed the ag history in the county, Atomic Credit Union shared information on their ag lending programs, and OSU Extension Pike County let guests pedal their own non-alcoholic Sangrias on a blender bike!

There were several things for the kids to do including making bird feeders, a piñata, rock painting and shaved ice! Thanks to Jacy Bapst for designing our event shirts! We appreciate the Piketon FFA helping serve food as well! This awesome county board rocked this new event for our members! Check out our Facebook page to see some more pictures from this awesome event!

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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