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Congressman Boehner Sponsors 2013 Farm Forum

Published Feb. 28, 2013

It's Not Too Late to Sign Up for the 2013 Farm Forum! Wednesday, Congressman Boehner posted the following message to remind you that it is not too late to sign up for this year’s Farm Forum, being held Saturday, March 2 at Edison Community College in Piqua. If you have never attended, Farm Forum is a yearly event where experts from different sectors of the agriculture community join Congressman Bo...

Ohio Farm Bureau Sponsors CAUV Online Meeting on Feb. 27

Published Feb. 21, 2013

Online CAUV meeting Feb. 27 Landowners enrolled in Ohio’s Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) program may have noticed their CAUV values increasing along with their taxes in recent years.What’s the cause? How is this determined? What can you do about it? -- There are a lot of questions, confusion and misconceptions surrounding the program. Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Legal Education Leah Cu...

Butler/Hamilton County Farm Bureau to host OFBF Workers' Comp Safety Meeting

Published Feb. 14, 2013

OFBF Workers' Compensation Safety Meeting Sponsored by: Butler and Hamilton County Farm Bureau Thurs., March 14, 2013 9 a.m. until noon Janet Clemmons Center, 282 N. Fair Ave., Hamilton Speakers: Kathy Redmond, Comp Management, Mgr. Client Services      Topic: Group Rating Update and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions Erin Rosiello, SW Buiness Development Mgr. Reservations due to the Butler Cou...

Legislative Development Meeting March 22

Published Feb. 14, 2013

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 toghether to take questions or hear concerns from members and the general public. Friday, March 22 1 p.m. Princeton Rd. Campus, 1802 Princeton Rd., Hamilton Bring a neighbor, family member, fr...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...


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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