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Ohio House of Representatives Ag & Nat'l Resource Committee Meeting

Published Jul. 23, 2013

Butler County Fair will host the Ohio House of Representatives Ag and Natural Resource Committee Meeting Thursday, July 25 at the fairgrounds. The meeting will begin at 11 a.m. and will be held in the new ag building. The meeting is open to the public and several people from Butler County will testify before the committee. A big welcome to the committee from Butler County Farm Bureau.  ...

FUN DAY at the Butler County Fair

Published Jul. 23, 2013

Fun Day at the Butler County Fair, sponsored by Butler County Farm Bureau, will be held Friday, July 26. Registration is held from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in front of the swine barn.  The mini tractor pull (held in front of the grandstands) will begin around 1 p.m. and the Country Olympic games (held in the swine barn) will begin around 3 p.m. Good old-fashioned fun. Prizes and trophies. You d...

Karl Woods - Nationwide Agent

Meet a Local Nationwide Agent - Karl Woods

Published May. 28, 2013

Karl Woods is a native of Cincinnati. He attended Moeller High school, was class president for three years, vice president for one year, and earned a football scholarship to the University of Cincinnati. Karl graduated from the College of Business with a bachelor's degree in business management. Karl married Gina Fink from West Chester and they have two children, Lindsay and Andrew and reside in M...


No Bake Lemon Bars Recipe from Grow and Know Event

Published May. 20, 2013

Here is the recipe from the Grow and Know event, Growing and Cooking With Herbs. Attendees sampled the bars at the event. Delicious!  ...

Another Successful Grow and Know Event for Butler County

Published May. 14, 2013

Butler County Farm Bureau hosted another Grow and Know Event, Growing and Cooking With Herbs on May 8. More than 45 people were at the event held at Brown's Family Farm Market south of Ross. Speakers for the evening were Jody (Brown) Boyd; Greenhouse Manager for Brown's Family Farm Market and Angela Lampe; OSU Extension Master Gardener. Attendees learned techniques to growing herbs and tasted wond...

2013 Butler County Farm Bureau Scholarship Recipients

Published Apr. 25, 2013

Butler County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce the names of the seven 2013 scholarship recipients. Amy Janos - $500 Norma VanGorden Scholarship Robbie Casey - $500 Ray & Mary Jane Friday Scholarship Taylor Ruder - $500 Butler County Farm Bureau Scholarship Jessica Reinhardt - $500 Butler County Dairy Service Unit Scholarship Johanna Frankenstein - $500 William Lawrence King Sr. and Esther Ma...


Grow and Know Event - Growing and Cooking With Herbs

Published Apr. 8, 2013

Butler County Farm Bureau will host another Grow and Know Event on Wed., May 8, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Brown's Family Farm Market in Ross.  The event will feature growing and cooking with herbs. The cost is $20 for non-members and $10 for Farm Bureau members. Learn simple growing methods for a variety of herbs in your containers or home garden. Practical culinary uses of herbs in the kitchen. Learn t...

Meet a Local Nationwide Agent

Published Apr. 8, 2013

Greg Garver has been a Nationwide Agent for more than 26 years. He and his wife Nancy, who also works in the agency, reside in Liberty Township. They have four children and five grandchildren with another on the way.  Greg and Nancy are members of Tri County Assembly of God in Fairfield. They are active in the children’s nursery and Greg serves as an usher. He is a graduate of Ohio State Universit...

Urgent Action Needed for OSU Ext. - 4-H, OARDC and ATI Wooster

Published Mar. 26, 2013

URGENT ACTION NEEDED! The Ohio legislature is considering the biennial budget. OSU Extension/4-H, OARDC (Ohio Agriculture Research Development Center) and ATI (Agriculture Technical Institute) Wooster need our support. Extension and OARDC are requesting a 3.5 percent increase. Please follow the link for more information and to Take Action Now. Click on the online center to make your voice heard an...

Butler County Farm Bureau Scholarship Applications and Information Sheets

Published Mar. 15, 2013

Butler County Farm Bureau is sponsoring scholarships. Attached is the application and an information page that outlines the eligibility requirements for each scholarship. Please pay close attention to the dates listed for the scholarship deadline and interviews for the finalists. Seven scholarships will be awarded totaling $3,500. Thank you to the 2013 scholarship donors: VanGorden Family, Friday ...

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