Landowners enrolled in Ohio’s Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) program may have noticed their CAUV values increasing along with their taxes in recent years.What’s the cause? How is this determined? What can you do about it? -- There are a lot of questions, confusion and misconceptions surrounding the program. Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Legal Education Leah Curtis will answer these quest...
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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...
It's that time of year again! The 2013 membership campaign will kick-off with a meeting of the membership committee Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 in the downstairs of the First Christian Church -- 24 West State Street, Athens. If you would like to take part in this year's membership campaign, please call our office at 1-800-777-9226 for more information....
Got questions about oil and gas exploration, drilling and leasing that is currently happening across the state? Want answers from the experts? Ohio Farm Bureau members are invited to join OFBF Director of Energy Policy Dale Arnold and a panel of fellow oil and gas experts for a LIVE online presentation and discussion on the subject Feb. 6 from 7-8 p.m. Read More...
Recently Sam's Club and the Athens County Farm Bureau forged a partnership to give their members an added bonus for renewing their membership. If you are a Farm Bureau member, and you renew your membership to Sam's Club or you sign up to become a member of Sam's Club, Sam's Club will give you a $10 gift card redeemable at any Sam's Club, or Walmart. This is like getting $10 off of your membershi...
The Athens County Farm Bureau recently made a donation to the Athens County Dog Shelter. The board members felt that it was important to give to an organization that gives so much love to these animals. The shelter does a wonderful job taking care of these animals and tries to get them adopted out into loving families. They also offer a spay and neuter program....
Athens County President David Bright and his wife Karin have lived in Athens County since 1977. David retired from the Ohio Division of Wildlife as a fisheries supervisor for 19 southeast counties in 2006. David grew up on a farm in Clinton County and has been farming “ever since his left foot could engage a clutch and he was tall enough to touch the gears.” He works on the family farm, which grow...
The Athens County Farm Bureau recently held it's Ag Day at the Fair Grounds. This year they had over 600 4th grade students from Athens County. This event is free to the students. There is no cost involved. The Farm Bureau does however as for a donation of one canned food item to donate to the local food pantry. This year there was 500lbs of food collected to donate to the food pantry. Studen...
The Athens County Farm Bureau has set the date for its upcoming Annual Meeting Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. This meeting will be held at the First Chirstian Church, 24 W. State Street, Athens. Guest speaker will be Dale Arnold, Ohio Farm Bureau’s director of energy policy. If you would like to attend this meeting please contact the Farm Bueau office at 1-800-777-9226....
The Athens County Farm Bureau will meet in regular session Wednesday July 25, 2012 at 11:45 a.m. at the First Christian Church at 24 W. State Street, Athens. ...
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