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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 ...

Preble Co. FB President Joey Roell sitting next to Butler Co. FB President Tim Hesselbrock

President's Trip to Washington DC

Published Mar. 5, 2013

Ohio's county Farm Bureau presidents will be taking their annual trip to Washington, D.C. March 4-6. Butler County Farm Bureau President Tim Hesselbrock is in attendance.The presidents have had a full schedule with meetings, speakers and visits with legislators while they lobby for agriculture....

2012 Census for Agriculture

Published Mar. 5, 2013

Farmers are reminded that if you have not completed your 2012 Census of Agriculture, please contact 1-888-424-7828 regarding an extension or go to www.agcensus.usda.gov. This is also contact info for any questions you may have regarding the census. Federal law requires all agricultural producers to participate in the Census and requires NASS to keep all individual information confidential. Failure...

Agricultural Linked Deposit Program (Ag-LINK)

Published Mar. 4, 2013

Ohio farmers can help offset the high costs of operating funds through the Agricultural Linked-Deposit Program (Ag-LINK) sponsored by State Treasurer Josh Mandel. The Ag-LINK program provides reduced-rate financing. Don't delay....2013 deadline for applications is March 13, 2013.  ...

Equine Pasture Management Meeting

Published Mar. 4, 2013

The Hamilton County Ohio Horseman's Council will host a presentation addressing concerens horseowners may have regarding damage to their pastures from the 2012 drought. The event is Monday, March 18 at 7 p.m. at the Crosby Township Center, Harrison. For more details and reservation information, please refer to the attached flier....

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