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Mark the date for the next Grow and Know Event in May

Published Feb. 14, 2013

Growing and Cooking with Herbs May 8, 2013 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Brown's Family Farm Market, 11620 Hamilton Cleves Rd., Hamilton, OH 45013 Butler County Farm Bureau presents its Grow and Know event, Growing and Cooking with Herbs. Jody Boyd, greenhouse manager, will present simple growing methods for a variety of herbs in containers or home gardens. Attendees also will gain practical culinary skills of...

Butler County Farm Bureau Scholarship Applications and Information Sheets

Published Jan. 31, 2013

Here are the 2013 scholarships administered by Butler County Farm Bureau. Also included is the 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 finalist. Seven scholarships will be awarded totaling $3,500. Thank you to the 2013 scholarship donors: VanGorden Family, Fr...

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BCFB Membership Kick-Off

Butler County Farm Bureau Hosts Membership Kickoff

Published Jan. 31, 2013

Butler County Farm Bureau hosted its annual membership kickoff Monday, Jan. 28 at the Princeton Rd. Campus. Volunteers attending enjoyed a catered meal from Milillio's as well as a demonstration from Farm Bureau staff about how to develop Facebook groups. Butler County Farm Bureau membership coordinator Terri Studer is working hard to sign new members in our county and is encouraging volunteers to...

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Joe Conrad and Russ Beckner

Farm Safety 4 Just Kids Active in Butler County, SW Ohio

Published Jan. 31, 2013

Three years ago Russ Beckner started the Southwest Ohio Chapter of the FS4JK (Farm Safety 4 Just Kids) organization. He received the 2010 Outstanding New Chapter of the Year award and continues to share farm safety information with area adults and youth. Beckner was a technical trainer in industry for many years and composed the phrase "If a picture is worth a thousand words, a demonstration is ...

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2012 Scholarship Recipients Dan Zimmerman, President Gail Lierer and Matt Barnes

BCFB Scholarship Applications Available After Feb. 1

Published Jan. 14, 2013

Butler County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that seven scholarships will be awarded for 2013. Scholarship applications and informational flier is available after Feb. 1. All eligibility requirements are listed with each scholarship. The deadline for the application is by close of business (2:00 p.m.) on Friday, March 29. Finalist interviews will be held on the morning of Sat., April 20. Appli...

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Grow and Know Experience: Italian Farm House Soup & 60-Minute Yeast Rolls

Published Jan. 7, 2013

Mark the date- Monday, Feb. 11, 2013 Cost: $20 per person * Farm Bureau members pay $10 To be held at: OSU Ext. Butler County, 1802 Princeton Rd., Hamilton Registration due by: Fri., Feb. 8 Speaker: Terri Chatfield - OSU Family & Consumer Sciences Program Ass't. (60-Minute Yeast Rolls presented by Art Chatfield) Sponsored by: Butler County Farm Bureau and The Ohio State Univ. Ext. You can reg...

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Joe Conrad - Local NW Agent

Meet a Local Nationwide Agent - Joe Conrad

Published Dec. 17, 2012

Joe Conrad has been your local Nationwide Agent for more than 28 years, serving the local community. He and his wife Becky have three children and live in Morgan Township. Joe and his family are members of St. Aloysius Church in Shandon and he is a graduate of Miami University. Joe not only is a Farm Bureau member, but also serves on the Butler County Farm Bureau board of trustees. Joe is one of t...

Farm Bureau Delegates Set Policy

Published Dec. 13, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) Water quality, taxation and energy development topped the policy issues addressed during the 94th annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) held Nov. 28-30 in Columbus. A highlight of the event was a speech from Gov. John Kasich, who then took questions from the delegates. During the policy session, delegates addressed the challenges of keeping farm nutrients...

4R Nutrient Stewardship Endorsed by Delegates at OFBF Annual Meeting

Published Dec. 3, 2012

Water quality, taxation and energy development topped the policy issues addressed during the 94th annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) held Nov. 28-30 in Columbus. During the policy session, delegates addressed the challenges of keeping farm nutrients out of the state's waters by endorsing farmers' adoption of a management system referred to as 4T, which encourages nutrient app...

Gift Items for Sale at the BCFB Office

Published Nov. 27, 2012

Looking for great Christmas gifts..... Check out what we have to offer at the Butler County Farm Bureau office. We sell metal SMV signs for $7.50 each as well as kids ag books that were all designated as "OFBF Award for Children's Literature" selections. Books cost between $8 and $11 each. Nice selection of great books for those special kids. We also have a few of the miniature wooden barns that a...

County Information

Organization Director:
Christy Montoya

Mailing Address:
2273 Millville Oxford Rd.
Hamilton, OH 45013-3338

Phone:
513-844-8371

Fax:
513-844-8372

Email:
farmbureau@cinci.rr.com

Office Hours:
M, Tu, Th 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday 8 am. to 2 p.m. Closed Wed.

Dues:
$60 per year for a family membership

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