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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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Deadline extended to March 30

Deadline EXTENDED for 4-Wheeler Drawing

Published Mar. 10, 2015

NEW Deadline is March 30, 2015. Have you earned your ticket or tickets yet for the 2015 Polaris ETX 4 Wheeler Drawing??? There’s still time to Sign Up a Farm Bureau member and get entered into the drawing!!! For every member you sign, new or renewal, you will earn a ticket for the drawing.  There are lots of prospective members yet to be asked to join Farm Bureau!   Ask today!!   For more informat...

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Mark your calendar now & make a reservation to attend a Safety Meeting

Ohio Farm Bureau Safety Meetings Scheduled

Published Mar. 6, 2015

Each year, for your benefit, the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation sponsors educational programs dealing with safety in the agriculture workplace.  These programs are important for all Farm Bureau members and workers’ compensation employers in the program – large and small.     One very important aspect of reducing Workers’ Compensation premiums, and to protect our Farm Bureau members, is to reduce the ...

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Lova & Jerry Ebbert with State Rep Jack Cera

Ag Day at the Capitol 2015

Published Mar. 3, 2015

 Area Farm Bureau Leaders recently attended the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s annual Ag Day at the Capitol and met with their legislators.  Attending from Belmont County were Jerry and Lova Ebbert who met with State Representative Jack Cera and Senator Lou Gentile.      ...

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Andy Barricklow, President, Belmont Co. FB; Jason Feldner, President, Noble Co. FB & Gladys Saling, Noble County Trustee

Farm Bureau Cabinet Meeting Held

Published Feb. 25, 2015

      A regional Farm Bureau cabinet meeting was recently held at Senecaville.  The meeting started with dinner followed by the program.  This was an opportunity for Farm Bureau leaders to broaden their leadership skills, learn and gather new ideas and interact with other county leaders.                    ...

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