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Application must be postmarked by April 1, 2015

“Donald E. Carpenter” Farm Bureau Scholarship 2015

Published Feb. 16, 2015

The Belmont County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce it will award $1,000 in scholarship monies for the school year 2014-2015. An applicant must be a graduating senior and a child or dependent of a member of the Belmont County Farm Bureau.  Applications are available through their school Guidance Counselor, FFA Instructor or by contacting the Belmont County Farm Bureau office, 740-425-3681; Email...

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Pictured are Brian McCulley & Ryan Hunter presenting to the Belmont County Farm Bureau Board Members

Belmont County Farm Bureau and Whiteside's of St. Clairsville

Published Feb. 11, 2015

Belmont County Farm Bureau and Whiteside’s of St. Clairsville are excited to announce the addition of Motor Trend’s 2015 Truck of the Year® – the all-new Chevy Colorado – to the list of 80-plus Chevrolet, Buick and GMC vehicles that qualify for a $500 incentive for eligible Farm Bureau members. In addition, the new GMC Canyon is now eligible.   Brian McCulley, Fleet & Sales Manager at Whitesid...

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Successful 2015 Kickoff

Published Feb. 9, 2015

Belmont County Farm Bureau officially kicked-off the 2015 membership campaign Jan. 26, at Meadowbrook High School, Byesville. Approximately 180 people attended the multi-county event to plan and organize their campaigns. At the event, volunteers were provided with the materials and support needed to carry out the membership drive. The kick-off also reviewed Farm Bureau’s accomplishments from 2014 ...

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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...

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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!!  ...

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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!...

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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...

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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...

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