The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation (Foundation) continues to develop programs helping smaller, community-based groups and has awarded a series of Agricultural Action and Awareness Grants for the new 2011 program year. The competitively awarded grants support programs and projects focusing on agricultural education, ecological and/or economic development. This year’s grant recipients and projects incl...
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Members of the Fairfield County Farm Bureau served as voting delegates during the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation held recently in Columbus. Delegates established policy for the state’s largest farm organization. Representing Ross County were: (Back Row L-R) Hart Van Horn, Roger Wolfe, John Torres - Organization Director, (Front Row L-R) Patty DeBruin - Southeast Womens' Tru...
The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office and the Fairfield County Farm Bureau have partnered to promote the Ohio Farm Bureau’s $2,500 Reward Program. The Reward Program was created over 40 years ago to aid in the apprehension and conviction of individuals who have committed serious crimes against Farm Bureau members. “Farm Bureau is thrilled to have the support of Phalen’s office,” said Hart Van Horn...
Agriculture is without a doubt the backbone of American life, and the largest economic engine for the state of Ohio and Fairfield County. Nearly (1) one in every (6) six people is employed in an agriculturally driven job. That includes the farm owner/operator as well as the folks that work in the potato chip factory, restaurants, or ice cream parlor. Think about all of the daily products and food...
You and your legal dependents can now afford to attend a private college. Ohio Christian University is offering a scholarship of 15 percent off normal tuition price to Farm Bureau members and their legal dependents. The University’s main campus is located at 1476 Lancaster Pike (U.S. Route 22), one mile east of Circleville. The traditional day class programs include undergraduate degrees in Busine...
The Fairfield County Farm Bureau partnered with Nationwide Agent Gary Gibson to host a special estate planning and elder care planning seminar for Farm Bureau members. Held at the Fairfield County Ag Center on Thursday, Feb. 2, James Aranda of the Stebelton, Aranda & Snider law firm of Lancaster presented an overview on what farm families need to be doing to preserve and protect the assets of ...
Cassandra Palsgrove of Pickerington is the winner of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2009 Discussion Meet. She competed with three other finalists during the OFBF annual meeting held Dec. 2–4 in Cincinnati. Palsgrove won an expense-paid trip to the American Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting in Seattle in January to represent Ohio in the national contest. She also received $1,000 cou...
Many times we ask ourselves, “I wish I can do more for the hungry in our own community.” Thanks to Bill Steinman’s vision, that question has been answered with Fairfield County Community Gardens. It is a gift of exercise and elbow grease that is open to all citizens to help grow vegetables for their own families as well as to stock the fourteen Food Pantries all over ...
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