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Butler County Local Foods Directory

Published Aug. 8, 2014

From Terri Chatfield, FCS Program Assistant Ohio State University Extension is very pleased to offer the first edition of our Butler County Local Foods Directory.   In response to the excitement of the growing local foods movement we wanted to make it easier for residents to find quality fresh local farm products grown and produced in Butler County.    Hopefully this information will help you and ...

County CAUV Meeting on July 29

Published Jul. 17, 2014

Mark the date, July 29 for a meeting regarding rising farm values for Ohio's Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) program. OSU Ext. Butler County will host the event at 7:00 p.m. Speaker: Larry Gearhardt, OSU Extension...

Paddys Run Conservation Project

Published Jun. 20, 2014

Ohio EPA and Three Valley Conservation Trust will be available to answer questions about the Paddys Run Conservation Project on June 24 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Morgan Township Administration Building. For more information, go to http://www.3vct.org/.  ...

OFBF Young Ag Professional's Contest

Published Jun. 16, 2014

Are you between the ages of 18-35 and have what it takes to compete for the Excellence in Ag and Outstanding Young Farmer Contest. If so, we want YOU! Application deadline is Aug. 8. Here is more information on the contest. Applications are available at ofbf.org. Look under Young Ag Professionals and check out the other opportunities available....

Spice Up Your Life Grow and Know Event

Published May. 20, 2014

Butler County Farm Bureau will partner with OSU Ext. Butler County for another Grow and Know event on Tues., June 10, 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at OSU Ext. Butler County. The event will feature how to preserve and cook with herbs. Cost is $5 for Farm Bureau members, $10 for non-members. Speaker: Terri Chatfield, Family & Consumer Sciences Program Asst. Reservations due by June 6. More info on the...

BCFB Poster Contest for 4-H and FFA Chapters

Published Mar. 18, 2014

The deadline is fast approaching for the 2014 poster contest "Safe Food - From Start to Finish, We all have to do our part!" sponsored by Butler County Farm Bureau. Deadline to return the poster is APRIL 1. Posters can be returned to OSU Ext. Butler County or the Farm Bureau office. The posters can feature Farmers or Processors or Retailers or Consumers....or all the categories working together to...

Reily Township Fire Dept. to host Farm Rescue Training

Published Mar. 18, 2014

The Reily Twp. Fire Dept. will host a Farm Rescue Training on Sat. April 5 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Butler County Farm Bureau is pleased to assist in the training by sponsoring the meal for the Firefighter and EMS participants. The training event is for Fire/EMS participants, but the general public is welcome to attend.  ...

Annual Legislative/Information Meeting

Published Mar. 18, 2014

Butler County Farm Bureau will host our annual Legislative/Informational Meeting on Friday, March 21, 1:00 p.m. at the Princeton Rd. Campus, 1802 Princeton Rd., Hamilton. Political leaders, county officials, business and community leaders, members and concerned citizens are invited to attend. This is one of the few meetings in the county where all of these representatives are together to take ques...

Seven Scholarships offered through Butler County Farm Bureau

Published Feb. 3, 2014

Butler County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce seven scholarships will be available for 2014. Each scholarship has different eligibility requirements as outlined on the information sheet. Deadline for the scholarship application is Monday, March 31. Application can be downloaded and opened with Adobe Acrobat to type directly into the fields. Thank you to the scholarship donors for your continued...

Nutrient Management Workshop

Published Jan. 23, 2014

OSU Extension Butler County and Butler County Farm Bureau invite you to attend the Nutrient Management Workshop  Monday, March 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The seminar fee is $8. Registration deadline is March 3, 2014. Lunch is provided. Find more details on the program, speakers, sponsors and how to register on the attached flier....

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