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Cody Gilliam, Rice Energy, explaining details of well pad construction at Simpson Farm. Photo by Ron Simpson

Young Farmers tour Simpson Farm

Published Jun. 30, 2015

Belmont County Farm Bureau recently hosted young farmers from out of the area at Floyd Simpson's with guest speaker, Cody Gilliam from Rice Energy speaking on oil and gas activity in the county. Gilliam explained details of well pad construction at the Simpson Farm near the Rice "Thrasher" pad being constructed now....

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Case IH customers are eligible for 0% financing thru June 30

Published May. 18, 2015

Get 0% Interest for 72 Months Are you in the market for new hay equipment or a utility tractor? Through June 30, many Case IH customers are eligible for 0% financing for 72 months on Case IH hay tools and Farmall utility tractors. Case IH offers the equipment you need to get the job done on your farm. Add to that, Ohio Farm Bureau members are eligible for a $300-$500 discount on Case IH Maxxum and...

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'Ride Into Summer' With Savings From Polaris

Published May. 13, 2015

'Ride Into Summer' With Savings From Polaris.  From now through June 30, combine your exclusive Ohio Farm Bureau $200 - $300 discount with great deals on select new 2014 and 2015 Polaris off-road vehicles as part of their Ride into Summer Sales Event. The sale features rebates of up to $1,400 on select new 2014 and 2015 Polaris off-road vehicles. Youth models are excluded, and these offers do not ...

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Policy development breakfast with Belmont County Commissioners

Policy development breakfast with Belmont County Commissioners

Published Apr. 27, 2015

Belmont County Farm Bureau Policy Development committee recently met to begin reviewing county policies.  Joining the committee were Belmont County Commissioners Mark Thomas, Ginny Favede and Matt Coffland.                      ...

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April 30 - CAUV Updates and Oil & Gas Issues

Published Apr. 24, 2015

Ohio State University Extension in Belmont County, Belmont County Farm Bureau, and the Belmont County Auditor’s office will offer a CAUV workshop for landowners April 30, 2015 at the Ohio University Eastern Theatre, Shannon Hall, 1st Floor, 45425 National Road, St. Clairsville, OH  from 7-9 p.m. Larry Gearhardt will be the featured speaker. Gearhardt is currently an Extension Field Specialist in T...

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RURAL ROAD SAFETY

Published Apr. 13, 2015

Preventative Measures While working with farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses for over 100 years, Nationwide is taking a stand to increase awarenessof the dangers and risks of navigating large farm equipment on rural roads. Central to this effort is ruralroadsafety.com, a new website dedicated to providing case studies, tools and other resources to assist America’s hardworking farmers in making ba...

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Presidents Trip to Washington, D.C.

Published Mar. 25, 2015

Annual County Presidents Trip to Washington, D.C. to meet with our Congressmen and Senators was March 18-20. Briefings were held with U.S. EPA, AFBF and a session at the Japanese or New Zealand Embassy.  Attending: from Belmont County, Andy Barricklow, President; from Guernsey County, Milt Durben, President; from Monroe County, Dennis Ward, Vice President; from Washington County, Allen Clark, Pres...

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Meeting is Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 7 p.m.

Land Trust/Conservancy Easement Informational Meeting

Published Mar. 23, 2015

 Land Trust/Conservancy Easement Informational Meeting to be held Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 7 p.m. Rich Sidwell, Captina Conservancy and Kendrick Chittock, Western Reserve Conservancy will be presenting. The meeting will be held at the Mid East Career Center, 57090 Vocational Road, Senecaville, Ohio. Learn what a Land Trust is and how you can participate in preserving your land for future generat...

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Oil & Gas Safety Seminar April 20, 2015

Published Mar. 23, 2015

Oil & Gas Safety Seminar to be held Monday, April 20, 2015, 7 p.m. Presenters will be Dale Arnold, OFBF and Charles Dixon, Director of Safety Training, Ohio Oil & Gas Energy Education Program. Seminar will be held at the Mid East Career Center, 57090 Vocational Rd., Senecaville, Ohio. Learn how to respond and who’s watching over the safety aspect of our oil & gas areas.This informative...

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Each county that signs 15 NEW members by March 30 will earn $290 !!!!

Ohio Farm Bureau Offers NEW County Incentive for NEW Members!!!

Published Mar. 18, 2015

15 NEW members between now and March 30, will earn your county $290!!!   All additional Individual Prizes are still available as well! 4 Wheeler Tickets (until March 30th), Farm Signs, Jackets, etc. The new goal for each county is 15 new members. Because there is $25,000 still left in the incentive fund, each county can earn $290 ($25,000 divided by 86 county Farm Bureaus).   New members must be s...

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