County News Archive

Mistelle Serio

Calling all individuals looking for an opportunity to grow agricultural literacy in Ottawa County! Michigan and Ottawa County Farm Bureaus are hiring an Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC) Contractor. Know anyone who loves working collaboratively with passionate volunteers, educators, and youth?  Follow the link to learn more and apply!  https://jobs.mitalent.org/job-seeker/job-details/JobCode/12118552

Calling all individuals looking for an opportunity to grow agricultural literacy in Ottawa County!
Mistelle Serio

Please join us on Thursday August 5th at Drenthe Community Grove Park for our Summer Membership Picnic.  Bring the whole family to and enjoy food, the Critter Barn Traveling Zoo, and inflatable fun for the kids!  Formal invitations will be sent out in July, we hope to see you there!

Please join us for our Summer Membership Picnic. There will be food, fun, and fellowship for all ages!
Mistelle Serio

Please join us to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Ottawa County Farm Bureau.  Our Centennial County Annual is scheduled for Tuesday, September 21st at The Red Shed located at 5301 Barry St in Hudsonville.  We will enjoy a true farm-to-table meal and a cocktail hour, with everything being grown, raised, or produced on Ottawa County Farms.  We will also be voting on policy for 2021 and electing new members for our Board of Directors!   Watch your mailboxes in August for the formal invitation.  We hope to see you there! 

Be sure to join us September 21st as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Ottawa County Farm Bureau!
Congratulations To Our Winners!

Ottawa County Farm Bureau would like to congratulate Jacob VanderMolen & Nathan Wynsma as the winners of the 2021 Lester & Adrianna Langeland Scholarship.  Both Jacob and Nathan will receive $1000 towards their degree in an agriculture related field. 

If you, or someone you know, are enrolled in an agriculture related field at an accredited university, please consider applying for the scholarship in 2022.  Watch our website for more details!

The 2021 scholarship winners are announced!

G.H. Tribune attends media event and learns about upcoming Farm to Food Expo

By Line


Becky Vargo, Grand Haven Tribune writer who attended a Farm Bureau Media event in Allendale, wrote this fine article about the upcoming Farm to Food event in June:
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2018 Langeland Scholarship Winners Announced

By Peg Weick, CAM


Jolyn Timmer, daughter of Jack and Beth Timmer, and Darren Kulicamp, son of Dave and Michelle Kulicamp, have each been awarded the Lester and Adrianna Langeland Scholarship (supported by Ottawa County Farm Bureau) in the amount of $1,000.  The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage students who are preparing for careers in the agricultural industry. This scholarship is offered annually to eligible students attending Michigan State University.
Congratulations Jolyn and Darren!

Jolyn Timmer, daughter of Jack and Beth Timmer, and Darren Kulicamp, son of Dave and Michelle Kulicamp, have each been awarded the Lester and Adrianna Langeland Scholarship (supported by Ottawa County Farm Bureau) in the amount of $1,000.