COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Farm Bureau has hired Ashley Rose of New Vienna as part of the organization’s field staff to help support county Farm Bureaus in their operations.
Rose was hired in anticipation of future staffing needs and is being trained by working with Farm Bureaus in Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca and Wood counties. In her position, she will help identify ways to serve county Farm Bureau members and their communities as well as work to strengthen county programming.
Rose, who grew up on a small Highland County farm, has a bachelor’s degree in Extension education and animal sciences from Ohio State University and two associate degrees from Ohio State’s Agricultural Technical Institute. She was an agricultural ambassador for Ohio Farm Bureau during the Ohio State Fair and an intern for Ohio State University Extension in both Delaware and Wayne counties. She also was an ATI student ambassador, secretary for the Ohio Collegiate Cattle Association and FFA American Degree recipient.
Ohio Farm Bureau is the state’s largest and most inclusive farm organization. Its mission is to forge a partnership between farmers and consumers.