Public Notice of Nomination and Election
Ohio Small Grains Marketing Program seeks election to board for two districts

DELAWARE, Ohio – 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 Small Grains Marketing Program Board in July 2018.

The Ohio Small Grains Marketing Program is designed to increase the opportunities for small grains producers. The purpose of this program is to provide funds to permit small grains producers to develop, implement, and participate in market development and promotion, research and educational programs.

The election to the Board will include these two districts:

District 7: Marion, Morrow, Knox, Holmes, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Jefferson, Union, Delaware, Madison, Franklin, Licking, Muskingum, Coshocton, Guernsey, and Belmont counties

District 9: Fayette, Pickaway, Fairfield, Perry, Morgan, Noble, Monroe, Washington, Athens, Hocking, Ross, Highland, Pike, Jackson, Vinton, Meigs, Gallia, Lawrence, Scioto, Adams, and Brown counties

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 small grains 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 June 1, 2018.

If only one valid petition is received in a district, there will be no election and that person will become the board 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.

About Ohio Small Grains

Ohio Small Grains works to improve production, qualities and to strengthen markets for wheat, barley, oats and rye in Ohio as well as their export markets. Ohio Small Grains supports educational programs in the state and funds research programs to create better crops and open new markets. For more information, visit ohiocornandwheat.org.

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