About OFBF

Butler County

Income Tax Management for Farmers in 2011 Dec. 6 webinar

Published Dec. 1, 2011

Farmers will want to make sure they are up to date on any 2011 income tax changes. Purdue Extension will offer a Webinar on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011 from 9 a.m.† to 11 a.m. (EST). Access the webinar to access the topics below, which will be covered.† Changes affecting businessess: *Depreciation and Section 179, Additional first-year depreciation. Planning 2011 cost recovery and other changes *Deferre...

[160x120]_harvest_land_resized.jpg
Harvest Land Co-op and BCFB...working for agriculture in Butler County

THANK YOU Harvest Land Co-op

Published Nov. 11, 2011

Butler County Farm Bureau would like to express our gratitude to Harvest Land Co-op for the recent Education Fund donation. This donation, which dates back to the 1970's or longer, has been made each year from the co-op based on our membership totals. The 2011 donation was in the amount of $3,075.50. Thank you to Harvest Land Co-op in Butler County: Seven Mile Ag Center, College Corner Ag Center, ...

Annual P & E Dinner & Auction Invite

Published Nov. 3, 2011

Carol Dennison, BCFB Promotion & Education Chair, sends a personal invitation to attend the annual Christmas Dinner and Auction Thursday, Nov. 10. The event will be held at the Zion Lutheran Church, 212 S. Front St., Hamilton. Parking is available behind the church. Dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. Please bring a covered dish to share and your table service. Drinks are provided. Items donated for t...

Butler County Farm Bureau 4th Qtr Newsletter

Published Oct. 28, 2011

Find out what is happening with Butler County Farm Bureau. The OCT-NOV-DEC edition of the Farm Bureau News is going out to our members this week....

Meet the BCFB Promotion & Education Committee

Published Oct. 24, 2011

The Butler County Farm Bureau Promotion & Education Committee met in October to discuss program goals for the upcoming year. This dedicated committee meets throughout the year to develop programs and activities promoting agricutlure and Butler County Farm Bureau. Committee members shown in the video are P & E Chair Carol Dennison, Sarah James, Doris Kestermann, Martha Zecher, June Niederma...

New OFBF Member Benefit - $500 GM Savings Program

Published Oct. 4, 2011

Ohio Farm Bureau members can now receive a $500 discount on each qualifying 2011 or 2012 model year Chevrolet, GMC or Buick vehicle they purchase or lease. This Farm Bureau member exclusive is offered for vehicles purchased or leased through Farm BureauísóGM Private Offer at a participating GM dealership. Twenty-six GM models are part of the program, including the Chevrolet Silverado HD, honored a...

2011-2012 Butler County Farm Bureau Board of Trustees

Published Sep. 23, 2011

Election for 2011-2012 Butler County Farm Bureau Board of Trustees was held at the annual meeting. Congratulations to the elected trustees. Thank you to the candidates and outgoing trustees for their service. 2010-2011 Board of Trustees: Gail Lierer, Tim Hesselbrock, Kathy Hiltbrand, Mary Dengler, Terri Niederman, Carol Dennison, Bethann Niederman, Kevin Fall, Lynn Eisele, Jeff Schwab, Rita Beiser...

2011 Annual Meeting

Published Sep. 23, 2011

Butler County Farm Bureau hosted its 91st Annual Dinner Meeting Thursday, Sept. 15 at St. Aloysius Church in† Shandon. Around 100 people attended the event enjoying delicious food (catered by Shoelaces, Inc.) and good fellowship. Thanks to Daniel Zimmerman and Kaitlin Geisz, speakers for the evening, with their presentation "It Takes One to Start a Ripple." Business for the evening included electi...

[160x120]_Ittel_sod320x2405.jpg
Jeff Ittel - Green Prairie Sod

Diary of Jeff Ittel - Green Prairie Turf Week 5, August 29-31, 2011

Published Sep. 8, 2011

Monday August 29th We had a very slow day for sod cutting. We had only one order and it was a pickup. The new torque hub came in. The guys got that put on the TL. We held off watering with the TL. We decided to irrigate the sod we are currently harvesting. We want to keep the sod green. This dry weather pulls a lot of color out of the plant, and we don't want it to go backwards. We did a couple of...

[160x120]_Crout320x2405.jpg
Dan & Michelle Crout - Crout Farm

Diary of Michelle Crout - Crout Farm, Week 5, August 29-31, 2011

Published Sep. 6, 2011

August 29 Well, we woke up to another cool morning which is enjoyable and the cows really like it as well. Dan is going to deliver corn today and if time allows he will take 2 loads and then refill the truck for Tuesday. August 30 This morning we had to pull a calf that the heifer would not do on her own. Werenít any complications she just didnít want to push. Cows can be funny that way by not mak...

County Information


  • Member Benefits

  • Working cooperatively on local issues
  • Leadership development, networking, social gatherings
  • Special savings from local businesses
  • join ofbf now