The Oxford Branch of the Lane Public Library is presenting a great program entitled, "Myths and Truths about Coyotes" Sunday, March 11 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Many farmers and rural property owners might be interested in this because many of them have packs of coyotes roaming their land and would like to know if they are harmless or dangerous and what they should do. The library is located at 15 ...
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BCFB President Gail Lierer, Public Policy Action Team Leader Steve Bartels, along with Young Farmer Representatives Kellie Warner and Daniel Zimmerman attended Ag Day at the Capitol on Wed., Feb. 15. The event sponsored by Ohio Farm Bureau was held at the Sheraton in downtown Columbus. Kellie Warner is the Edgewood Butler Tech FFA instructor and Daniel Zimmerman is the President of the Chapter. Af...
Butler County Farm Bureau will be awarding seven scholarships for 2012. Applications are available from this webpage or contact the Farm Bureau office at 513-844-8371. Deadline to return the scholarship application and requested material is Friday, March 30, by close of business at 2 p.m. NEW this year.... the applications can be downloaded and applicants will be able to type in to the fields on t...
Farm Bureau would like to invite local farmers, livestock haulers and veterinarians to attend a meeting on the new Ohio Livestock Standards on Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. at the K of C Hall, 8440 St.Rt. 47, Versailles. The speaker for the night will be Dr. Tony Forshey, state verterinarian, who will provide an overview of the state's new livestock care standards. The meeting is open to the public and there ...
The Ohio State University will sponsor the Southwestern Ohio Fruit & Vegetable School Feb. 9, 2012. The event will be held at Valley Vineyards Winery, 2276 East US22 & 3, Morrow. Seperate sessions for Commerical & Backyard Growers. The cost is $35 per person and includes lunch. Pesticide applicator credits available (Private Categories - Core, 3 & 5) Registration deadline: Feb.2, 2...
Butler County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that the $2500 Property Protection member benefit is hard at work in Butler County. On Wed., Jan. 23, 2012, a check for $2500 was presented to Kyle Payne for providing information that led to the arrest and conviction of a crime committed on BCFB member Tom Theobald's property. The Theobald family, owners of Barn-n-Bunk Farm Market, had a gator stol...
Butler County Farm Bureau volunteers met on Monday, January 23rd to kick-off the 2012 membership year. The theme for the event was "WHY Farm Bureau in 2012?" Volunteers were treated to a Italian Dinner as membership chair Gail Lierer geared up the volunteers for a sucessful 2012 membership campaign. Volunteers are always needed to keep Butler County Farm Bureau a successful organization. If you wo...
The Butler County Dairy Service Unit will host its Annual Banquet Monday, Feb. 6, 2012 at the Country Barrel Restaurant, 6179 Cincinnati-Brookville Rd., Okeana. The event will start at noon and the cost is $7 per person. The program will include an Update from Dr. Robert Carey and Roger Houk with Prenger's INc. will be speaking on Robotic Milking Systems. PLease RSVP to the OSU Extension Office at...
Do you need to be recertified for your pesticide license? The Butler County pesticide applicator recertification class will be held Feb. 2, 2012 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The cost of the program is $35. You can register by calling the extension office at 513-887-3722 or by registering online. Preregistration is required. Please follow instructions for individual meetings. For registration questions, ...
The Butler County Cattlemen's Association will be hosting their annual meeting on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at the Izaak Walton League, Hamilton. Social time begins at 6:30 pm followed by dinner at 7:00 pm. Speaker for the evening is Greg Meyer, Warren County Extension Agent. His topic will be Tips for Improving Your Pasture. Cost is $10 per person. Reservations due to Heather Vollmer (513)756-96...
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Hamilton, OH 45013-3338
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