Hancock County Farm Bureau is making kids’ (and adults’) dreams come true with its second annual Kids Dream Day event. Channel your “inner farmer” and drive a new full-size tractor on the fairgrounds track and test your maneuverability skills on the farm equipment obstacle course. The event will be held in conjunction with the Antique Tractor Show at the Hancock County Fairgrounds in the south Gra...
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Congratulations to this year's scholarship winners! Michaela Breece is the daughter of Brad and Laura Breece of Alvada, OH. Michaela was home schooled and graduated May of 2015. She has been active in 4-H where she volunteerd as camp counselor, Jr. Fair Board, Hancock County Jr. Leadership, Ohio 4-H Teen Advisory Council, and vulunteered in her community and church. She plans to attend the Univers...
The Hancock County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that the 2015-2016 scholarship application is available. If you or someone you know would like to apply, please click on the file below to print and complete the application. You can also call or email the county office at 419-523-5874 or [email protected] to receive a copy as well. The application deadline is April 1, 2015....
Farm Bureau members from Hancock County served as voting delegates to the 96th annual meeting of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF), held December 10 – December 12 in Columbus. Delegates established the organization’s policies on various federal and state issues, working together to create positions that are right for farmers, consumers and Ohioans. Annual meeting delegates represent various sizes...
Come join us Jan. 15 for our Annual Membership Kick-off. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. and will be located at the Putnam County Farm Bureau office, 1206 E. Second St., Ottawa. Pizza and refreshments will be provided. Whether you are a long-term member, new member, or someone interested in learning more about Farm Bureau and what we do, there will something for everyone. *Bring a guest who signs ...
Young agricultural professionals from across Ohio are invited to attend the annual Leadership Experience "Growing Our Generation" Jan. 30 and 31 at the Renaissance Columbus hotel. The conference features plenty of fun, educational sessions featuring entertainment by the Peterson Farm Brothers and keynote speaker Mike Pearson, host of Market to Market. Cost is $150/individual and $200/couple. RSVP...
Ohio has a new law that requires most farmers to become certified fertilizer applicators. Ohio Farm Bureau worked to make this new law effective and manageable. Now, Ohio State University Extension and Ohio Department of Agriculture are beginning the certification process; below is more information on the requirements and the initial training sessions to be held soon in northwest Ohio. Farm Burea...
The Farm Science Review will be held September 16-18, 2014 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center (MCAC). Go to http://fsr.osu.edu/ for more information!...
The Hancock County Board of Trustees meeting is the 2nd Monday of each month at the Hancock County Ag Center, 7868 County Road 140, Findlay, OH The meeting begins at 7:00 pm. Items to be considered at the meeting are required to be on the agenda for discussion. Please contact the office if you have topics to be considered at least 15 days in advance. *Although we attenpt to be consistant, mee...
In your next newsletter is your Official Invitation and Announcement for the Hancock County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting....
Organization Director:Jessica Swihart
Mailing Address:1206 E. Second Street, Suite 1
Ottawa, OH 45875
Office Hours:Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dues:$70 per year for a family membership
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