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A Farmer's Field of Dreams

Fayette Co Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Set-August 5, 2014

Published Jul. 17, 2014

A Farmer's Field of Dreams    Fayette County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Tuesday, August 5, 2014 5:30 p.m.—Candidate’s Reception 6 p.m.— Dinner Thompson’s Pine Tree Lodge, 1654 Flakesford Rd. Washington CH 43160 The evening will be filled with good food, voting on  policy, recognizing  scholarship winners’                      accomplishments.  We will be sharing our evening with SWCD and their mem...

Congratulations to two Frank B. Sollars/Farm Bureau Scholarship Winners

Published Jul. 9, 2014

The Frank B. Sollars/Fayette County Farm Bureau awarded Nicole Straathof a $1,500 scholarship.  Nicole is a graduate of Miami Trace High School.  Throughout her high school career, Nicole was very active in 4-H, FFA, volunteered as a teacher’s assistant for Head Start.  She also volunteered for “Adopt-A-Family Donation”, “Ohio FFA Leadership Night”, church activities, and the list goes on and on. ...


Agent visits strengthen Ohio Farm Bureau, Nationwide partnership

Published Apr. 24, 2014

SUGAR SHACK KETTLE CORN helped "sweeten" this bi-annual visit to Nationwide Agents  Twice a year, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) coordinates a Nationwide Agent Visitation Week, which is an opportunity for Ohio Farm Bureau to reach out to the 456 Nationwide agents in Ohio to show appreciation for their support of the partnership between Nationwide and OFBF. The visits provide county Farm Bureau...

AFBF Foundation for Agriculture Names Children's Book of the Year

Published Apr. 24, 2014

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture presented its seventh annual “Book of the Year” award to Laurie Krebs for “The Beeman.” The book introduces young readers to bees, beekeepers and the pollination process. Krebs is a retired elementary school teacher. She began her writing career by creating stories for her class. Today she lives in Virginia with the Beeman himself, her husband, B...

'Farmland' The Movie

Published Apr. 23, 2014

The documentary by Oscar-winning filmmaker James Moll gives an up close and personal look at some of the young farmers who raise the food we eat. Premiering nationwide this spring, the feature-length film provides a firsthand glimpse into the high-risk/high-reward jobs of farmers, all in their 20s, who have assumed the generational responsibility of running the family business. Screenings were hel...

Every Animal Has a Story

Published Mar. 18, 2014

THE FORUM - ANIMALS FOR LIFE FOUNDATION Join fellow enthusiasts for a fu ll day of meaningful contemplation, conversation and collaboration focusing on the human-animal bond at the 2014 Animals for Life Forum. Topics of the day will include how animals help humans heal, health benefits from human-animal interacrion and how humans care for animals. New York Times bestselling author Jon Karz will he...

Accepting Scholarship Applications Now through April 15th

Published Feb. 18, 2014

The Fayette County Farm Bureau annually awards the Frank B. Sollars Memorial Scholarship sponsored by the Fayette County Farm Bureau for $2,000.00 to a graduating senior who will be entering a two or four year technical school or university majoring in agriculture. Applications will be accepted from graduating seniors who plan to pursue an Ag related education in a 2 - 4 year program. For those sc...

Farm Truck Awareness Safety Day

Published Feb. 4, 2014

Farm Bureau is promoting this afternoon program on behalf of the Southwest Ohio Corn Growers because the value of the topics being discussed are vital to all of our farmers.  For those of you who attended the Workers’ Compensation meeting held in Washington Court House on Jan. 16, your required CompManagement safety course has been satisfied, BUT you may still want to attend this meeting.  Anyone ...

Groundhog Breakfast...are we DONE wlth Winter!

Published Jan. 29, 2014

When:  Friday, Jan. 31, 2014  Where:  Mahan Building - Fayette County Fairgrounds                213 Fairview Avenue - WCH 43160 Time:  6:30 a.m.  $200 Reserved VIP                    $240 Reserved VIP  $25 -  Individual  Seating                          $30 - Non-member  Please join us to learn more abouot our business and economic forecast.  Early registration is encouraged, but not required. Ca...


Pistol Caliber Rifles For Deer Hunting

Published Jan. 10, 2014

Columbus, Ohio -- A policy proposed by Greene County Farm Bureau member Larry Moore supporting the use of Pistol Caliber Rifles (PCRs) for deer hunting was approved at the 95th OFBF Annual Meeting. The quorum of delegates from around the state voted for state policy that would support new rules/regulations allowing for such firearms to be used as legal firearms during the deer gun season. These ri...

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