Ohio Forage and Grassland Council
Our Mission:
The Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council, Inc. exists to enhance the profitability of Ohio farmers through the use of forage and grasslands resources, and to facilitate the opportunity for collective interaction between producers and other forage workers, both public and private.

Our Vision:

  • Provide a forum or means for the exchange of ideas, problems/opportunities, and solutions in forage-animal agriculture.
  • Encourage research, education, and service efforts so as to improve forage production, utilization, and marketing.
  • Represent a collective voice for issues affecting forage-animal agriculture.
  • Develop present and future leaders in the forage industry. 

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 OFGC Annual Report

⇒ Membership Brochure 

Award Program
Ohio Forage and Grassland Council offer an annual award program.


Grazing Lands News ( Vol 24, Issue 1)


Northwest Ohio Working Lands Field Days:
Putnam County: July 18 - Jeff Giesige 419-523-5159
Sandusky/Ottawa County: August 14 - Allen Gahler 419-334-6340
Crawford County: August 15 - Jason Hartsuch 419-562-8731
Henry County: August 20 - Garth Ruff 419-592-0806
Hancock County: August 22 - Gary Wilson 419-348-3500
All Field Days Will Begin at 4:00 p.m.

OFGC Board Members:
Jeff Ramseyer 
( President )
Val Jorgenson ( Vice President ) 
Bob Hendershot ( Sec / Treas )
Gary Wilson ( Executive Secretary )
Jeff Bielek
Patty Dyer
Kevin Fowler
Martin Joyce

Jeff McCutcheon
Laura Minnig
Bob Stoll

State Conservationist:
Dr. Marc Sulc


>> Ohio Affiliate Council Membership Application

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