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, 2016.

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

The election to the Board will include these five districts.

District 1: Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lucas, Williams

District 4: Allen, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert

District 7: Carroll, Columbiana, Holmes, Jefferson, Stark, Tuscarawas, Wayne

District 10: Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Pickaway

District 13: Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Warren

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, 2016.

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.