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2015 Young Ag Professionals Leadership Experience Jan. 30 - 31

Published Nov. 19, 2014

Attention Belmont County Young Ag Professional Farm Bureau members ages 18-35!!  Belmont County Farm Bureau  will reimburse you the FULL amount of the cost of this conference if you attend.  That's right - The FULL amount will be PAID for you! Registration for the January 30 & 31, 2015 Conference is due by Friday, December 19, 2014.  After you attend you will be reimbursed for the full amount ...

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More fertilizer certification classes scheduled

Published Nov. 19, 2014

by Amy Beth Graves Ohio State University Extension has added more fertilizer certification classes for farmers. Under Senate Bill 150, anyone who applies fertilizer on more than 50 acres must be certified by 2017. Ohio Farm Bureau has set an aggressive goal of having all farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin certified by Earth Day 2015. That April 22 date is more than two years before the state r...

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Leadership: Share the Vision

Published Oct. 22, 2014

Organization Director Betsy Anderson and Chip Nelson, communications specialist OFBF, conducted a very successful five-county leadership training program recently at Mid East Career Center.  Farm Bureau Trustees and Action Team Leaders from Belmont, Guernsey, Monroe, Noble and Washington counties shared dinner and then learned of various leadership roles and responsibilities and how to make our co...

Belmont County Board of Trustees 2014-2015

Published Oct. 15, 2014

Belmont County Board of Trustees meets the 2nd Monday of each month at the County Farm Bureau Office in Barnesville. President -  Andy Barricklow, Bethesda; Vice President - Carol Carpenter, Barnesville; Brenda Hoskinson, Jerusalem; Becky Keefer, Bellaire; Samantha Jefferis, Barnesville; T.J. Jefferis, Jr., Barnesville; Marilynn Lucas, Barnesville; Clyde Repik, Bethesda; Floyd Simpson, Belmont;  a...

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Belmont County Reorganization

Published Oct. 15, 2014

Belmont County Board of Trustees reorganize to get ready for another awesome Farm Bureau year!!...

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Congressman Bill Johnson Visits

Published Oct. 10, 2014

Congressman Bill Johnson recently visited Ebbert Farm Market in St. Clairsville....

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"Don E. Carpenter" Farm Bureau Scholarship Awarded

Published Sep. 3, 2014

The Belmont County Farm Bureau recently awarded Aaron Ebbert with the “Don E. Carpenter” Farm Bureau Scholarship.  Pictured with Aaron are Carol Carpenter, left, and Belmont County Farm Bureau President, Julie Wharton, right....

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Pictured: Left to right, Julie Wharton, President, Belmont County Farm Bureau and Lova and Jerry Ebbert.

Belmont County Annual Meeting Well Attended

Published Sep. 3, 2014

President Julie Wharton conducted the Belmont County Farm Bureau annual meeting of members on Thursday, August 14, 2014, at Belmont Gymnasium, Belmont.  At this meeting the members voted on proposed policies and selected Trustees for the Board of Trustees as well as Delegates to the Ohio Farm Bureau 2015 Annual Meeting.  Policy issues included opposing any increase in the Oil & Gas Severance t...

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Shale and You: Pipeline Easements and Gas Royalties for Landowners

Published Aug. 27, 2014

WHAT: Pipeline Easements & Gas Royalties WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 TIME: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. WHERE: Ohio University Eastern Auditorium, 45425 National Rd W., St. Clairsville, OH  43950 PRESENTERS & PRESENTATIONS IMPLICATIONS OF PIPELINE EASEMENTS : Mark Landefeld, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Ohio State University Extension, Monroe County and Mike Lloyd, Extensi...

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What Can Local Communities Do to Protect Their Water Resources?

Published Aug. 20, 2014

Thursday, Aug. 28, at 6:30 p.m., a public meeting will be held at the Barnesville Library Annex, 600 North Chestnut St., Barnesville.  The purpose of this meeting is to inform area residents of strategies to protect their water resources. Presenters will include Nathan Johnson representing the Ohio Environmental Council and Dr. Julie Weatherington Rice from the consulting firm Bennett and Williams...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Betsy Anderson

Mailing Address:
100 Colonel Drive
Barnesville, OH 43713

Phone:
740-425-3681

Fax:
740-425-3667

Email:
belmont@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.Thurs. 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon

Dues:
$60 per year for a family membership

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