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Athens Board Trustees present commissioners with locally grown and made items for National Ag Week!

Commissioners Proclaim March 23-30 as National Ag Week

Published Mar. 19, 2014

Recently the Athens County Commissioners signed a proclamation for the Athens County Farm Bureau proclaiming    March 23-30 as National Ag Week.  The Athens County Farm Bureau presented each commissioner with a basket of locally made products. ...

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Drainage and Water Laws

Published Jan. 22, 2014

Water is one of the main components in a farm.  Ohio farmers struggle with water issues throughout the year, whether having too much water due to excessive rain fall and ineffective drainage or too little water due to drought or interference with moving water.  Either way, water is a necessity that is needed by all.  For more information about Drainage and Water Laws please contact the Farm Bureau...

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Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV)

Published Jan. 22, 2014

If you own property and use if for farming or Agriculture, then you probably have heard about CAUV.  This program was designed to follow the farm economy; resulting in higher values in times of prosperity and lowered values if the farm economy falters.  Even as CAUV values increase; landowners typically still see a significant discount from fair market value if enrolled in the CAUV program.  To re...

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Ohio's Line Fence Laws

Published Jan. 21, 2014

Did you know that there are specific laws for landowners regarding line fence laws?  Some may not know that there are laws regarding noxious weeds, removing a partition fence, or even new fences!  To read more line fence laws click here....

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Ohio Dog Laws

Published Jan. 21, 2014

There are many dog laws that some of you may not be aware of. Did you know that any dog three months of age or older must be tagged?  Would you know what rights you had if someone else's dog was attacking your livestock?  The Ohio Farm Bureau has an informational pamphlet with all the dog laws that you should know as a dog owner, and a land owner!! Click here to see more dog laws for Ohio...

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Worker's Comp Safety Meeting Date Set

Published Jan. 21, 2014

The Athens, Gallia, Jackson-Vinton, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike and Scioto County Farm Bureaus will be holding a worker's compensation safty meeting. When: March 26, 2014 Where: OSU Extension Office (17 Standpipe Rd, Jackson) If you participate in the OFBF/Comp Management Workers' Compensation program, your attendance at the safety seminar will meet your 2014 requirement. For questions please call the F...

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OFBF Annual Meeting Delegates David and Karin Bright. New Trustee Michelle Abfall, and re-elected trustee Sandy Sanders

Athens County hold Annual Banquet

Published Nov. 4, 2013

The Athens County Farm Bureau recently held a joint Annual Banquet with the Athens County Soil and Water Conservation District.  This years meeting had a great attendance with approx 130 people.  At this meeting Farm Bureau members voted on delegates to attend the Ohio Farm Bureau's Annual Meeting in December.  Voting also took place for board trustees with Sandy Sanders being  re-elected to the b...

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Aaron Bickle and Staff

Aaron Bickle Insurance Services-Nationwide Insurance

Published Apr. 26, 2013

Most people have many other things that they would rather be doing than dealing with insurance, or filing a claim.  When you have Nationwide on your side, things don't have to be that difficult.  Aaron Bickle Insurance Services is there to care for all of your insurance needs, from getting a quote or filing a claim, Aaron and his caring staff will be there with you every step of the way! For a quo...

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Jeff Harper and Staff

Nationwide is on your side!

Published Apr. 23, 2013

When choosing an insurance company, many people look for a company that they can trust.  Well that is just what you will find when you choose Jeff Harper Nationwide Insurance Agency.  Jeff and his caring staff are there to care for all of your insurance needs, from getting a quote or filing a claim, they will be there with you every step of the way! For a quote give them a call today at 740-593-88...

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Fender Bender

Published Feb. 5, 2013

The only thing nearly as unfortunate as a car accident is a bad experience at a body shop. You’re placing the keys (and your faith) in the hands of a business that could keep your vehicle for far longer than you expect. Given the stakes, it’s best to consider these factors before choosing a body shop.Appearance counts. The look of a body shop is often an accurate reflection of the owner’s commitme...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Kim Harless

Mailing Address:
231 Broadway Street
Jackson, OH 45640

Phone:
800-777-9226

Fax:
740-286-8372

Email:
athens@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dues:
$65 per year for a family membership

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