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Two Opportunities to meet Workers' Comp Requirements

Published Jan. 21, 2015

1st WC Opportunity Date:  2/19/15 at The Club at Quail Run—703 State Rte 41 WCH 8:30 am-11:30 pm RSVP by 2/16/15—SERVING BREAKFAST Þ Workers’ Comp/Safety Mtg—Clinton, Fayette, and Greene-Everyone Welcome Þ Farm Safety program. Þ Speaker: Ben King—Risk Mgmt. Svc—Nationwide Rep. Attendance meets CompManagement’s requirements.   2nd WC Opportunity  Date:  3/12/15 at Fayette Co. Ag Center—1415 US 22 ...

3 County Membership Kickoff - Clinton, Fayette & Greeene

Published Jan. 21, 2015

2015 Membership Kickoff & Benefit Showcase Thursday, Feb. 5 6:00 – 8:00 pm Jim Gusweiler General Motors 1132 State Route 41 SW, Washington Court House Come join Farm Bureau for a night of Food, Fun, & Fellowship as we showcase our member benefits that help families stretch their budgets and get the most out of every dollar.  This event is FREE and open to everyone.  Plus, come learn how yo...

Fayette County member (one of four) honored at the 96th OFBF Annual Meeting

Published Dec. 15, 2014

December 12, 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) honored four individuals Dec. 11 for their lifelong contributions to agriculture. Distinguished Service Awards were presented to William Batchelder, speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives, and agriculturalist William “Bart” Montgomery. John Davis received the Cooperative/Agriculture Educator award, and Celeste Baumg...

OFBF sets policy, updates structure at the 96th annual meeting

Published Dec. 15, 2014

Dec. 12, 2014 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) delegates took action to address water quality, taxes and agriculture’s prominence at Ohio State University during the group’s 96th annual meeting. Other policy issues during the Dec. 10-12 meeting in Columbus included combating rural drugs and dealing with Ohio energy issues. They also voted on a new membership structure to strengthen the organizat...

Supreme Court Justices Named 'Friend of Agriculture'

Published Oct. 31, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Incumbent Ohio Supreme Court Justices Judith French and Sharon Kennedy have both been named a “Friend of Agriculture” by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s Agriculture for Good Government Political Action Committee (AGGPAC). “Friend of Agriculture” is an official designation that identifies elected officials who have supported the public policy goals of Farm Bureau. Both French ...

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...

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