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, 2017.
The Ohio Corn Marketing Program is designed to increase the market for corn and enhancing opportunities for Ohio corn producers. The program provides funds for corn research, education, and market development and promotion.
The election to the Board will include these five districts:
District 2 — Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca, Wood
District 6 — Ashland, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Richland
District 8 — Auglaize, Mercer, Miami, Shelby
District 11 — Darke, Preble, Montgomery
District 14 — Fayette, Highland, Pike, Ross.
The Nomination Procedure is as follows:
- Nominating petitions may be obtained from
David T. Daniels, Director
Ohio Department of Agriculture
8995 East 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 5:00 p.m. Nov. 1, 2017.
- 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.