Farm Bureau seeks members

Seneca County Farm Bureau is to kick off the 2013 membership campaign at 8 a.m. Jan. 19 at the Youth Center on the Seneca County Fairgrounds in Tiffin. Breakfast is to be provided; RSVP with the number attending by calling at (877) 447-3091.

The event is to include a presentation from Mike Bumgarner, vice president for the Center for Food & Animal Issues of Ohio Farm Bureau. Bumgarner is to discuss the changing dynamics of the bureau’s advisory council program and introduce the concept of community councils.

Nonmembers who attend can have volunteers explain the benefits of joining. Annual dues are $65 and cover membership for an entire family.

The kick-off meeting is to review Farm Bureau’s accomplishments and provide volunteers with information they can use to answer questions about the organization and member involvement opportunities when recruiting prospective members.

For more information, call the county office at (877) 447-3091 or email