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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 s...

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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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Scholarship winner!

Published Feb. 14, 2014

Congratulations to Aaron Ebbert, St. Clairsville on being selected the 2014 "Donald E. Carpenter" Farm Bureau scholar. We wish you continued success!...

Ohio's Historical Documents website available

Published Sep. 18, 2013

Check out this website! Lots of great helpful information.  ohiohistoricaldocs.com...

2013-2014 Belmont County Board of Trustees

Published Sep. 10, 2013

Belmont County Board of Trustees meets the 2nd Monday of each month at the County Farm Bureau Office in Barnesville. President—Don Carpenter, Barnesville; Vice President--Julie Wharton, Belmont;  Andy Barricklow, Bethesda; Brenda Hoskinson, Jerusalem; Becky Keefer, Bellaire; Samantha Jefferis, Barnesville; Sandy Monahan, Bethesda; Clyde Repik, Bethesda; Floyd Simpson, Belmont; William Watkins, Jr,...

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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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