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Ohio Corn Marketing Program seeks election to board for five districts

Pursuant to Section 924.07 of the Ohio Revised Code, David T. Daniels, Director, Ohio Department of Agriculture will conduct an election of the Ohio Corn Marketing Program Board on December 15, 2015.

The Ohio Corn Marketing Program is designed to increase the market of corn and the profitability to Ohio Corn producers. The purpose of this program is to provide funds of corn utilization research and to permit corn producers to develop, implement, and participate in programs in research, promotion, market development and education.

The election to the Board will include these five districts.

District 3: Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Summit, Trumbull

District 5: Crawford, Hancock, Hardin, Wyandot

District 9: Champaign, Delaware, Logan, Union

District 12: Clark, Greene, Madison

District 15: Adams, Athens, Belmont, Coshocton, Gallia, Guernsey, Harrison, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Scioto, Vinton, Washington

The Nomination Procedure is as follows:

  • Nominating petitions may be obtained from

David T. Daniels, Director

Ohio Department of Agriculture
Legal Section
8995 E Main Street
Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068-3399
Telephone 1-800-282-1955 or 614-728-6390

  • Petitions require at least twenty-five (25) valid signatures from Ohio corn producers who reside within the district in which the candidate seeks election.
  • Petitions must be returned to the Department of Agriculture no later than 5:00pm November 1, 2015.
  • If only one valid petition is received in a district, there will be no election and that person will become the committee member.

Voting and ballot information will be published at a later date when the Ohio Department of Agriculture has received the candidates’ petitions. Please direct questions or comments to David Miran, Jr at 1-614-728-6390 or 1-800-282-1955.

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