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Calling All Young Ag Professionals!

Published Jul. 23, 2015

Are you a young professional between the ages of 18 and 40 with an interest in agriculture? If you answered yes, come join more young Ag professionals, like yourself, on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 4PM on Kelly & Michelle Abfall's Farm!  If you.. Are a producer, manager, or owner of a farm or equine operation-large or small Own or manage a landscape, timber, or other green business Are employ...

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Meigs County Commissioners Declare March 15-21 as National Ag Week

Published Mar. 23, 2015

The Meigs County Commissioners recently declared March 15-21 as National Ag Week.   Board Trustees Alyssa Holter-Webb, President David Bright, and Communications Action Team Leader Karin Bright and Organization Director Kim Harless presented each commissioner with a basket of locally grown and produced items!  We enjoy working with the commissioners and appreciate the support that we receive from ...

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Athens County Commissioners Declare March 15-21 as National Ag Week

Published Mar. 23, 2015

The Athens County Commissioners recently declared March 15-21 as National Ag Week.   Board Trustees Tammi Goeglein, Jill Thompson, President David Bright, and Communications Action Team Leader Karin Bright presented each commissioner with a basket of locally grown and produced items!  We enjoy working with the commissioners and appreciate the support that we receive from them!  Don’t forget to Tha...

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Multi-County Membership Kick-Off

Published Jan. 21, 2015

Recently the Athens-Meigs Farm Bureau participated in the Multi-County Membership Kick-Off in Jackson.  This is one of the biggest events held each year.  All counties in Organization Director Kim Harless' Region-Athens-Meigs, Gallia, Jackson-Vinton, Lawrence, Pike, and Scioto County membership workers come together to gear up for the current membership campaign.  The members were also able to vis...

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General Motors Discount

Published Jan. 21, 2015

Ohio Farm Bureau members can receive $500 "Bonus Cash" toward the purchase or lease of new 2013, 2014 and 2015 Buick, Chevrolet and GMC models.  This Farm Bureau member advantage is offered for vehicles purchased or leased at participating dealerships through Farm Bureau’s—GM Bonus Cash program. Eligible GM models are : Buick Enclave, Encore, LaCross, Regal and Verano. Chevrolet  Camaro, Colorado,...

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Accidental Death & Specific Loss Insurance

Published Jan. 21, 2015

Did you know that with your Farm Bureau Membership, you received a limited Accidental Death and Dismemberment Policy?  Special Risks Accident Coverage - Farm Bureau members automatically receive a limited accidental death and dismemberment insurance policy. Maintain maximum benefits by renewing your membership before your expiration date. Your policy starts at $1000 when you join Farm Bureau.  For...

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Bright elected to Ohio Farm Bureau board

Published Jan. 21, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) -- Karin Bright of Athens has been elected District 22 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). She takes the unexpired term of Joyce Payne of Waterloo, who retired after eight years on the board. Bright’s election took place during the 96th annual meeting of Ohio Farm Bureau, held Dec. 10-12 in Columbus. Bright will help govern Ohio’s largest and most inclusive fa...

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Kelly and Michelle Abfall represented Ohio in the Young Farmers Competition

Published Jan. 21, 2015

Athens County's own Kelly and Michelle Abfall have made all of Ohio Proud!!  They competed in and won the 2014 Ohio Outstanding Young Farmers Competition.  With this win in their pockets, they advanced on to represent Ohio in the Young Farmers and Ranchers Competition held by the American Farm Bureau Federation at their Annual Meeting in San Diego, Calif.  We are very proud of the accomplishments ...

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County Gain and Farmer Gain Acheived!

Published Nov. 17, 2014

Congratulations to the Athens County Farm Bureau Board Trustees for achieving Gain and Active Gain for their county! Also a BIG thank you to our Nationwide Agents for their support!! This is a wonderful group of volunteers to work with!! They do many great things for YOUR county! If you see them out and about let them know you appreciate it!!...

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CAUV Webinar June 19

Published Jun. 9, 2014

Do you have questions about CAUV?  Leah Curtis, Director of agricultural Law for Ohio Farm Bureau will be available to answer any questions you may have.  This webinar will take place on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Federal Hocking starting at 5:30 p.m.  ...

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