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Published Nov. 13, 2015

Farm Bureau worked with the legislature and the state treasurer's office to expand the current AgLink low interest loan program to help farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin comply with SB 1.   This new program is called AgLinkNOW (Northwestern Ohio Watersheds).  Farmers in the WLEB now can apply for a low interest loan to help them in complying with the restrictions on applying manure on frozen ...


County Activities of Excellence Award WINNER!

Published Nov. 13, 2015

Seven of the nation’s top 24 county Farm Bureau programs came from Ohio this year. Every year American Farm Bureau Federation recognizes the top county Farm Bureau programs through its County Activities of Excellence awards. The CAE contest identifies programs that serve as models of innovation for local activities and showcase the value of volunteers working together to build and strengthen their...


YAP Conference January 29-30

Published Oct. 23, 2015

Presented by Ohio Farm Bureau's           Young Ag Professionals Agriculture has many faces, just like our young ag. professionals. We are young adults, single and married, who share a passion for farming, rural living, and/or local foods. We’re full and part-time farmers, Extension agents, teachers, consumer educators, media reporters, livestock and equine enthusiasts, beekeepers, green industr...


A Salute to Food, Farming, and Freedom

Published Jul. 1, 2015

With June quickly coming to an end, we ring in the month of July by celebrating our country’s independence, and remembering all who took part in protecting that freedom.  I think it is safe to say that in many small towns Independence Day is celebrated with barbeque and cookout hopping, a small town festivity, and a firework show as the grand finale.  If you’re anything like my family we plan our ...


Intern Blog-Why Agriculture?

Published Jun. 15, 2015

Growing up, I always had a niche for getting my hands dirty and helping on my grandpa’s farm, but little did I know that I would someday put the knowledge my grandpa passed onto to me into a career.  I like to think of my farming background and knowledge as stepping-stones to a strong foundation of my impact on the agriculture industry.  At first it started out small, piece-by-piece being laid out...


Safety Day Camp Success!

Published Jun. 5, 2015

On May 13, 2015 the Auglaize County Farm Bureau hosted a Safety Day Camp (SDC) for 132 Minster and New Bremen 5th graders. Stations included Seatbelt, Lawnmower, Animal, Water, Chemical, and Firearm Safety. The students spent the day learning YOU CAN NEVER BE TOO SAFE! Attached are photos and a camp recap will be in the next newsletter!...


Welcome Summer Intern Meghan Bruns

Published May. 18, 2015

Please welcome our summer intern Meghan Bruns from Fort Loramie. Meghan is going into her junior year at Wilmington College majoring in Agriculture with a concentration in Animal Science and Communications.     Meghan’s will be working with the OD, staff, board trustees, members and volunteers on several projects throughout the summer, like our Grow and Know activities, camps and fairs. She will ...


Water Quality Action Plan

Published Apr. 27, 2015

Ohio farmers are natural stewards of soil and water. We know we play a significant role in protecting Ohio’s water resources for Ohio’s families, schools, businesses and communities.  Because we take this responsibility seriously, Ohio Farm Bureau’s Water Quality Action Plan helps farmers proactively step up our historic efforts to improve and protect water quality for the good of all. This docume...


Bensman Elected District 10 Ohio Farm Bureau Trustee

Published Dec. 19, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Mike Bensman of Sidney has been elected District 10 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He was elected Dec. 12 during OFBF’s 96th annual meeting to fill the unexpired term of Ellen Joslin who is retiring after 14 years of service. He will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization and represent Farm Bureau members from Auglaize, Logan, Mercer ...



Published Dec. 2, 2014

On December 16 New Bremen FFA, advisor Maria Homan, hosted a viewing of the FARMLAND movie by James Moll. The viewing was a great success with more than 125 in attendance. The FARMLAND movie is a journey through the seasons with six young farmers across the U.S. We follow them as they go through the joys, struggles and growth of working on their farms during a year. The film is a moving portrayal...

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