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Tri-County Ag Days April 9 & 10, 2011

Published Apr. 7, 2011

By GRETCHEN GREGORY Logan Daily News Reporter [email protected] Reprinted with permission   Get a taste of Americana this weekend at the Hocking CountyFairgrounds, as the third annual Ag Days celebration, presented by theHocking, Fairfield, and Perry County Farm Bureaus, gets underway. Antique tractors, steam engines, threshing machines, and the art of woodcarvers and blacksmiths all will be...

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February 28 Briefing Highlights Issues Concerning Oil & Gas Leasing

Published Feb. 21, 2011

Fairfield & Pickaway County business and community leaders, as well as interested residents are invited to attend a special Oil & Gas Leasing Issues Briefing, sponsored by the Pickaway County Farm Bureau and the Fairfield County Farm Bureau. The briefing will be held at Ohio Christian University in the Science & Logistics Center in Circleville, Ohio on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 6:30 pm...

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James Bower, Owner & President of Bower Trading, Inc.

Risk Management Meeting with Bower Trading on February 28, 2011

Published Feb. 21, 2011

James Bower is Owner and President of Bower Trading, Inc., a full service commodities futures and options brokerage firm specializing in trading the global agricultural markets. James has more than 30 years of experience in the commodities and futures business, and has been featured on Fox News, CNN, Wall Street Journal, US Farm Report, Bloomberg and many more. The Pickaway County Farm Bureau invi...

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Derek Schmitt, 2010 Fairfield County Farm Bureau Scholarship Recipient

Fairfield County Farm Bureau Announces 2011 Scholarship Program

Published Feb. 7, 2011

The Fairfield County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that we will be awarding multiple $500 college scholarships for the 2011-2012 academic year. The number of scholarships awarded will be based on the number of quality applications that are received. The deadline for entry is March 1, 2011. We would like to announce the recipient of the scholarship prior to high school graduation. The scholars...

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Fairfield County Awarded Two OFB Foundation Grants

Published Feb. 3, 2011

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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Fairfield County Delegates to the OFBF Annual Meeting.

Fairfield County farmers serve as delegates to the OFBF Annual Meeting

Published Dec. 9, 2010

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...

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Fairfield Co. Sheriff Dave Phalen with Fairfield Co. Farm Bureau Volunteer Hart Van Horn

Sheriff Phalen Supports $2,500 Reward Program

Published Sep. 9, 2010

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...

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Farm Bureau member Jake Wolfinger (left) and Chamber member Steve Wells (right) make omelets for Ag Update participants.

2nd Annual State of Fairfield County Agriculture, September 2, 2010

Published Aug. 16, 2010

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...

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Ohio Christian University

Ohio Christian University Offers Scholarships to Farm Bureau Members

Published Mar. 22, 2010

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...

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Members attend estate planning meeting presented by the Fairfield Co. Farm Bureau and the Gary Gibson Nationwide Agency

Estate Planning Meeting a Success in Fairfield County

Published Feb. 5, 2010

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 ...

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