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Shale Gas Development & Your Drinking Water Supply

Ohio State University Extension Seminar Jan. 28

Published Jan. 19, 2015

Topic: Shale Gas Development and Your Drinking Water Supply Speakers: Dan Lima, OSU Extension and Sarah Cross, OSU Extension  When: Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Where: Belmont County Extension, 101 N. Market St., Suite A, St. Clairsville, OH  43950  Agenda:  Shale Gas Update for eastern Ohio Gas Well Drilling Basics (water use, hydrofracturing, wastewater) Water Testing Strateg...

2015 Polaris Sportsman ETX

Sign a member to earn tickets for chance to win!!

Published Jan. 13, 2015

For each member you sign, new or renewal, you will receive a ticket to be entered in a drawing to win this 2015 Polaris Sportsman ETX. Any member you sign now thru March 16, 2015, will make you eligible for a ticket in the drawing. Tickets will be limited to 1,000 in the drawing.  Drawing will be held March 17, 2015. Start signing those members now!!  ...

Earn these signs!

Signs for Signing Members

Published Jan. 13, 2015

Sign one member, new or renewal and be awarded a "Proud FB Member Lives Here" sign. Sign 5 new members and earn a FB Personalized "Feeding Families" aluminum sign. Start signing those members today!...


Make your reservations now for Kickoff!

Published Jan. 12, 2015

Call or email now for your Kickoff reservations!  Deadline is January 19....

Multi County Kickoff & Dinner, Monday, January 26, 6 p.m.

Published Jan. 12, 2015

The Belmont County Farm Bureau will conduct a membership rally on Monday, January 26, 6 p.m., at Meadowbrook High School, Byesville, OH.  The party will include dinner, prizes, and entertainment.  Reservations are required.  The speaker for the evening will be Dr. Larry Antosch, Senior Director of Policy Development and Environmental Policy, OFBF. “Everyone is invited to attend,” said Brenda Hoski...

Representing Belmont County Farm Bureau

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting

Published Dec. 31, 2014

Belmont County Farm Bureau members represented their organization during the 96th annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation held recently in Columbus.   Delegates established the organization’s policies on state and federal issues of importance to farmers and all Ohioans.   The delegates, elected by their home counties, represent the interests of all farmers regardless of size of operation...


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 ...


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...


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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County Information

Organization Director:
Betsy Anderson

Mailing Address:
100 Colonel Drive
Barnesville, OH 43713




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

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