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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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Oil and Gas Informational Meeting Sept. 8

Published Aug. 18, 2014

Oil and Gas Informational Meeting: Wealth and Tax Management Strategies for Landowners Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Atwood Lodge Conference Center Dale Arnold, Director of Energy, Ohio Farm Bureau; Amy Milam, Director of Legal Education, OFBF and David Shallenberger, Rea & Associates, Inc. Reservations appreciated!   Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau, Phone: 330-339-7211 or Email...

Annual Meeting, Thursday, August 14

Published Aug. 5, 2014

The Belmont County Farm Bureau will hold its annual meeting of members on Thursday, Aug. 14, at Belmont Gymnasium, Belmont.  A candidate reception will be held at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m.  At this meeting the members will vote on proposed policies, and select Trustees for the Board of Trustees as well as Delegates to the Ohio Farm Bureau 2015 Annual Meeting.  Policy issues include oil and g...

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Workers’ Comp Billing System Update

Published Jul. 8, 2014

Deadlines are changing and additional savings are expected.  BWC is changing the way it bills for workers’ compensation coverage to better serve Ohio employers.  For decades, the agency has billed for employer premiums after-the-fact. It will begin billing in advance of coverage starting July 1, 2015 for private employers and Jan. 1, 2016 for public employers. This change will align BWC with stand...

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Food Preservation Workshops

Published Jul. 2, 2014

The Ohio State University Extension offices of Noble County and Monroe County are offering food preservation workshops. Food preservation has made a comeback!  Learn how to safely and easily can, freeze, and dry foods at home for year-round goodness! Canning Basics: This free class will provide a basic overview of home canning.  Handouts provided.  All attendees will be entered to win a door prize...

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Blueberries at Kilgore Farm

Published Jul. 2, 2014

The day is finally here.  Kilgore Farm will open for blueberry picking at 9 a.m., Monday, July 7.  They look forward to seeing their old friends and making new friends.  After a long cold winter they are thankful for a good crop of blueberries. Address:  Kilgore Farm, 56448 Kilgore Rd, Bellaire, OH  43906. Phone:  740-671-9226 Hours for the month of July are 9 a.m. until dark, Monday thru Saturday...

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Beware of Financial Liabilities When Purchasing a Gas Well

Published Jun. 16, 2014

Landowners who take ownership of gas wells on their property need to make sure the benefits outweigh the financial liabilities, says Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Director of Energy Policy Dale Arnold.  Arnold has been working with Farm Bureau members in eastern Ohio on whether purchasing wells on their property makes financial sense. Arnold said farmers have been buying these exempt domestic wells ...

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Belmont County Fairgrounds

Belmont County Fair 9/2/2014 - 9/7/2014

Published May. 28, 2014

Belmont County Fair 9/2/2014 - 9/7/2014 Highlights include entertainment, a demolition derby, animal judging for auction. Every day there are rides, concessions, displays of art, scout projects, 4-H projects, canned items and floral displays. And of course, don't forget the animals:  horses, cows, rabbits, sheep, pigs, goats, and more.  The Belmont County Fairground is located at 45300 Roscoe Road...

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Oil and Gas Older Lease Meeting

Published Feb. 24, 2014

Oil and Gas Older Lease meeting Farm Bureau Director of Energy Dale Arnold addresses landowners with older oil and gas leasing agreements at Mid East Career Center Buffalo Campus.  Great turnout and excellent information.  Thank you Dale....

Safety Meeting March 12, 9 a.m.

Published Feb. 19, 2014

Each year the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation sponsors educational programs dealing with safety in the agriculture workplace.  A safety meeting will be held Wednesday, March 12, at the Farm Bureau Office, 100 Colonel Dr., Barnesville Ohio.  The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and the topic will be Air Quality Issues.  Please call the county office, 740-425-3681 to make your reservation or if you have any...

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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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