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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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...
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...
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...
The Athens County Soil and Water Conservation District will host a cover crop bus tour-David Brandt Farm, on Thursday, November 21, 2013. The bus will leave at 8am from the Athens City Pool Parking lot(701 East Main Street, Athens, OH 45701) and will return at approximately 4pm(depending on Q&A session at the farm) Pre-Registration IS REQUIRED. The cost is $15.00 and includes bus trip, lunch...
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...
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...
Recently the Athens, Gallia, Jackson-Vinton, Lawrence, Pike & Scioto County Farm Bureaus hosted a worker's compensation safety meeting for members enrolled in Comp Management. At this meeting Jackson County Sheriff Tedd Frazier spoke to the crowd about metal theft and how the Jackson County Sheriff's Department is trying to control it. Jackson County Auditor Clyde Holdren spoke about CAUV an...
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