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!!...
- Van Wert
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. ...
Jackie O's Brewery has a 22 acre farm located about 10 miles from the brewery, bought 3.5 years ago. Last year we grew on acre, now have 10 acres of cultivated land & still growing. We use no GMO seeds nor any spray of any kind. Organic with out the certification. We grow a wide variety of vegetables everything from asparagus to zucchini. We have 10x100 raspberry patch, hops, quince, peach &am...
Want something different than the boring old pasta salad? Try this recipe from County Office Administrator Sheila Kilgour! 1 box linguine, noodles broken in half 1 small bottle zesty Italian dressing 1/2 bottle McCormick's Salad Supreme 3-4 small green onions chopped 2 cucumbers chopped 2 tomatoes chopped Cook linguine, and let cool completely. Mix in rest of ingredients and enjoy!...
Recently the Athens County Farm Bureau hosted their public policy meeting at the First Christian Church in Athens. At this meeting many of Athens County Office Holders attended to speak their mind about local, state, and national policies that they would like the Farm Bureau to work on. After this meeting, the public policy committee will compile policies to then be sent on to the Ohio Farm Bure...
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. ...
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...
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...
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....
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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