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2019 Proficiency and CDE Sponsors

PLATINUM ($50,000 +)

Farm Credit Mid-America is an agricultural lending cooperative owned and controlled by our customers. They are one of the largest associations within the Farm Credit System. With more than 1,100 employees, they serve nearly 100,000 customers throughout Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.
Ohio Corn & Wheat works to create opportunities for long-term Ohio corn and small grower profitability and houses two checkoffs and one membership-based organization. The Ohio Corn Checkoff and Ohio Small Grains Checkoff work to develop and expand markets, fund research, and provide education about corn and wheat, respectively. The Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association is a membership organization advocating for supportive public policy on behalf of its farmer members.

GOLD ($25,000-$49,999)

Haviland Drainage Products provides superior drainage materials and service to the customer. An excellent product and superior service for a competitive price in today's market will continue to be our goal.
The Ohio Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) is comprised of nearly 5,000 owners and trainers who race Thoroughbreds in Ohio. It is an affiliate of the National HBPA headquartered in Lexington, KY.
The Nationwide Foundation's mission is "to improve the quality of life in communities in which a large number of Nationwide members, associates, agents and their families live and work." Through Nationwide's Community Impact Model, the foundation assesses the needs in our community and awards grants that support organizations that provide emergency and basic needs, crisis stabilization, personal and family empowerment and community enrichment.
The mission of the Ohio Department of Agriculture is to protect Ohio citizens by ensuring the safety of the state's food supply, to maintain the health of Ohio's animals and plant life, and to create economic opportunities for Ohio's farmers, food processors and agribusinesses.
Ohio State Fair
In 2016, the Ohio State Fair Scholarship Endowment Program was formed to provide scholarships to FFA students who exhibit at the Ohio State Fair and are planning to study an agriculturally related area in college. This includes livestock showing and/or judging, sanctioned 4-H/FFA projects and participation in the Livestock Skillathon.

SILVER ($15,000-$24,999)

Beck's Hybrids is the largest family-owned, retail seed company in the United States, serving farmers in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, southern Michigan, western Kentucky, Tennessee, Iowa, southern Wisconsin and Missouri. Beck's understands what farmers need, because we're farmers, too. As the largest family-owned seed company, Beck's has access to the best genetics and trait technologies from suppliers worldwide. In fact, Beck's strives to provide all customers with the tools they need to succeed on their farm.
CHS, is a farmer-owned cooperative working to help America's Farmers be more successful. CHS values include a tradition of partnership and shared success. We build lasting and mutually rewarding customer relations. We manage our business safely and with the highest integrity. We're responsible stewards in our communities. Just as importantly, we value our people and their innovative spirit.
Heritage Cooperative, Inc. is a member-owned cooperative founded in 2009 by the consolidation of Champaign Landmark, Inc. of Urbana and The Farmers Commission Company of Upper Sandusky. Heritage serves the agricultural needs of farmers and residents in a 20 county area in central Ohio, extending from Hardin and Wyandot counties to the North and Pickaway and Madison counties to the South. The cooperative includes 30 locations and serves over 3,500 farmer members and over 4,000 rural and urban customers.
At Land O'Lakes, Inc. we  are proud to play a leading role in the farm-to-market process. We produce a variety of innovative products, are home to value-added brands and are a trusted partner to many of the nation's top food companies and manufactures. We're committed to providing commercially viable, economically sustainable food and agricultural systems in our communities and throughout the world. We continually strive to be one of the best food and agricultural companies of our era.
Sunrise Coop
Sunrise Cooperative, Inc. is the leading agricultural and energy cooperative located in Ohio, spanning from the Ohio River to Lake Erie. Sunrise is 100 percent farmer owned and it is our commitment to bring innovative solutions to the challenges our customers face. Our investment in our people and our facilities allows us to provide the best solutions for our member-owners. We know you have choices in the products and services you want, which is why we are tightly focused on your needs. Our team-based approach to customer service gives you access to the full range of knowledge and experience within the cooperative. At Sunrise, we strive to offer you the best choices delivered by the best team.

BRONZE ($10,000-$14,999)

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Ohio Beef
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Sponsors ($5,000-$9,999)


Sponsors ($2,000-$4,999)

Advanced Drainage
American Dairy Association Mid-East
Anthony Wayne FFA
Bayer Crop Science
Bernard and Jean Scott, Agricultural Incubator Foundation.org
Bob's Tree Farm
Brewster Cheese
Brookside Consultants of Ohio, Inc.
City Barbeque
COBA Select Sires
Dairy Farmers of America
DB Yummers
Deerfield Farms
Fruit Growers Marketing Association
JCW Farms
John and Cheryl Juhasz
Kalmbach Feeds
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation
Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation
Ohio FFA Alumni
Ohio Soybean Council
Pioneer Hi-Bred
Rupp Seeds, Inc.
Tractor Supply Company
Weaver Leather Livestock
Will Fischer & Son Co.

Sponsors ($1,000-$1,999)

Bell Farms Ag, LLC
Heimerl Farms
Kevin O'Brien Crop Insurance, LLC
Lindsey Hoskinson
Ohio Ag Council
Ohio AgriBusiness Association
Ohio Cattlemen's Association
Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association
Ohio Pork Council
Ohio Seed Improvement Association
Ohio State Grange
Ohio Electric Cooperatives
Oles & Associates, CPA
Seed Consultants
United Equipment Dealers
United Producers