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...
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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...
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...
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 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 ...
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...
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...
Columbus, Ohio - One of Ohio’s finest was awarded at the 95th Annual Meeting of OFBF. Dr. Anderson of Wilmington College was honored for his years of dedicated service and the nurturing of the many students that have studied under him during his tenure. While the Ohio Farm Bureau Annual Meeting serves as the keystone event for our delegates to set state and national policy it is also a venue wher...
Three County Membership Kick-Off and Health Fair Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 FAYETTE COUNTY AG CENTER—1415 US 22, Washington Court House 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bring a non-perishable food item or two to help feed the hungry. MEMBERSHIP 2014 5% +1 active member gain between 1/13—3/17/14 35 productive workers Overall gain by Nov. 30, 2014 HEALTH FAIR/WORKERS’ COMP PROGRAM Glucose/diabetes check compliments of...
Farmer’s Breakfast Series Monday, Dec. 9 Breakfast Steve Baker, Soil Scientist from NRCS will join us to talk about Soil Health. RSVP by December 6. Sponsored by Farm Credit Friday, January 17 Breakfast Senator Bob Peterson will discuss Senate Bill 150 RSVP by Jan. 14. Sponsored by the Fayette Soil & Water Conservation District Contact: Brigitte Hisey Phone: 740-636-0279 E-Mail: brigitte.h...
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