The 6th Annual Ohio Farm Bureau South Region Cruise, December 8-15 has been cancelled!This has been replaced by a cruise to the Bahamas, November 4-9. The Carnival Funship "Ecstasy" will set sail from Port Canaveral (Orlando), Florida. Ports of call will be Half Moon Cay, Nassau and Freeport.This will be a perfect way to put a little fun and sunshine into your life during those drab winter days....
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Numerous landowners in the area have recently been contacted requesting their permission for the Bluegrass Pipeline Company, LLC. to conduct land surveys. The surveys are being requested by the company prior to a proposed pipeline that may be built through parts of Highland County and surrounding areas. Many questions have been raised regarding both the surveys and the possible pipeline constructi...
Farm Bureau offers a variety of programs and services for all ages. There are times throughout the year when we target specific age groups for mailings. This is most true when it comes time to inform our members about summer camp or scholarships for their family members. It is important for us to have your spouse and dependents information (including birth dates) so we may include them in our ma...
Wondering what to say and how to start a conversation about food and farming? You are NOT alone! -- Ohio Farm Bureau’s Center for Food and Animal Issues is working with county Farm Bureaus to provide workshops that will help farmers respond to consumer questions about agriculture. The center is providing resources for counties to host the Conversation with EASE program that was developed by the...
Each year Ohio Farm Bureau honors a book andauthor whose work embodies an agricultural theme and contributes to American literature. The Guardian Team also was named book of the year by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. The American Farm Bureau Foundation produced a companion educator guide to accompany The Guardian Team. TO ORDER THE BOOK AND/OR EDUCATOR’S GUIDE: Go to AgFounda...
Those interested in becoming involved in the community and finding out why membership in Brown County’s Farm Bureau is meant for both farmers and nonfarmers should read the March/April issue of Our Ohio magazine. The issue features Chris Rogers of Mount Orab and Heather Utter of Georgetown, both dedicated community members and local advocates for Farm Bureau. The article explains why Rogers volunt...
Pancake and Sausage Breakfast served 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Egg Hunts beginning at 9 a.m. for children 9-years-old and younger. Pedal Tractor Races 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for ages 5 to 10. Prizes will be awarded! Be sure to check out the Petting Farm, pet adoption, and displays from area businesses. All events are free to the public. Any donations made will go to OSU Extension Office. No reservations re...
The Ohio Farm Bureau South Region invites everyone to join them for the 6th Annual Member Only Cruise, Dec. 8-15, 2013! This will be a perfect way to put a little fun and sunshine into your life during those drab winter days. The beautiful Carnival Glory will set sail from Miami, and heads toward the Western Caribbean. On this seven-day cruise, you will visit four beautiful ports – Cozumel, Be...
Brown County Farm Bureau has made funds available to award up to five (5) $500 scholarships to students who graduates from high school in 2013. Attached is a copy of the scholarship guidelines and application form.. Please feel free to make copies and give to all interested students. Scholarship selection will be based on agricultural interests, scholastic achievement, financial need, and Farm B...
TRUSTEES: Richard Bissantz, Sara Campbell, Jim Crocker, Harold Cropper, Nicholas Dailey, Tami Davis, John Herbolt, Brett Rogers, Chris Rogers, Charlie Utter ACTION TEAM LEADERS: Communications - Jo Ann Fauth Food & Animal Issues - Sara Campbell Organization - Charlie Utter Public Policy - Doug Dyer MEMBERSHIP CHAIR - Jim Crocker PRESIDENT - Chris Rogers VICE PRESIDENT - Randy Hanselm...
Organization Director:Heather Utter
Mailing Address:325 W State Street, (Brown County Fairgrounds) PO Box 288
Georgetown, OH 45121-0288
Office Hours:Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dues:$60 per year for a family membership
- Working cooperatively on local issues
- Leadership development, networking, social gatherings
- Special savings from local businesses