Members of the Fulton County Farm Bureau were among the nearly 340 delegates who participated in the 98th annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau held in Columbus. Fulton County’s delegates were (left to right) Lilly Armstrong, Lyons, Allen Willison, Lyons, Mark Ballmer, Fayette. Back Row: Lawrence Onweller, Delta, Roy Norman, Defiance Co. Organization Director, Wauseon and Chris Weaver, OFBF State Trustee, Lyons. The delegates established the organization’s policy on protecting members’ rights as parties to oil and gas leases, funding for Ohio’s roads and bridges and voluntary tracking of best farm management practices that improve the quality of Ohio’s waters. Delegates also discussed the huge property tax increases farmers are experiencing and efforts to obtain legislative relief.
Williams County’s delegates were (left to right) Marvin Dietsch, Edgerton, Tristen Slicker, Bryan, Garold Keppeler, Edgerton. Back Row: Roy Norman, Defiance Co. Organization Director, Wauseon and Chris Weaver, OFBF State Trustee, Lyons.
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