COLUMBUS — The Ohio Farm Bureau has named Samantha Bluhm of Bluffton, as the organization director for Allen, Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert counties.
Bluhm has been involved with the Farm Bureau since birth. She grew up on a beef cattle operation in Wauseon with a crop family farm in Norwalk. She was a member of 4-H for 11 years and in FFA for three years. She showed livestock at the county, state and national level in her youth.
Past Farm Bureau experiences include the county presidents and Young Ag Professionals trip to Washington, D.C., the YAP Winter Leadership Experience, and Ag Day at the Capital.
Bluhm graduated from The Ohio State University in 2018. She was a representative for Western & Southern Life and the agricultural teacher at Kalida High School. In 2020, Bluhm was nominated for Nationwide’s Golden Owl Award, which recognizes outstanding agricultural educators.
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