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Butler County

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...

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...


Poster Contest for Butler County 4-H and FFA Chapters

Published Nov. 15, 2012

Butler County Farm Bureau is sponsoring a poster contest for Butler County 4-H Clubs and FFA Chapters. The posters should depict good animal care standards and the top three posters will each win $100 for your club or FFA Chapter. Check out the flier for more information about the "WE CARE" poster contest....


Oil and Gas Leasing Meeting

Published Nov. 13, 2012

We have all heard about the oil and gas drilling that has taken place in Ohio in the past few years. Because of a new drilling process called fracking, oil and gas reserves that were not profitable to drill using traditional methods have now become very profitable. Most of the new wells that have been drilled are in northern Ohio, but there is interest in leases across most of the state. There hav...

Ohio Youth Capital Challenge

Students invited to learn more about political process through Capital Challenge

Published Nov. 6, 2012

Ohio Farm Bureau is teaming up with 4-H and FFA on a program that will teach high school students how to take action in the government process. The Ohio Youth Capital Challenge program will take place Feb. 11-12 in Columbus. A committee will choose 50 high school students from across the state to participate in the new 1 1/2 day-long policy development program that will take place at the Statehous...

County Information

Organization Director:
Christy Montoya

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




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