Athens County's own Kelly and Michelle Abfall have made all of Ohio Proud!! They competed in and won the 2014 Ohio Outstanding Young Farmers Competition. With this win in their pockets, they advanced on to represent Ohio in the Young Farmers and Ranchers Competition held by the American Farm Bureau Federation at their Annual Meeting in San Diego, Calif. We are very proud of the accomplishments ...
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The Gallia County Farm Bureau recently received a national award that recognizes it for community involvement and local activities — an award in which only 24 counties in the United States receive each year. The bureau received a County Activities of Excellence Award in the 2015 American Farm Bureau Federation, and is one of six counties in Ohio to win. Other CAE winning Ohio counties are Champaig...
Recently the Gallia County Farm Bureau participated in the Multi-County Membership Kick-Off in Jackson. This is one of the biggest events held each year. All counties in OD Kim Harless' Region-Athens-Meigs, Gallia, Jackson-Vinton, Lawrence, Pike, and Scioto County membership workers come together to gear up for the current membership campaign. The members were also able to visit with vendors wh...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) -- Karin Bright of Athens has been elected District 22 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). She takes the unexpired term of Joyce Payne of Waterloo, who retired after eight years on the board. Bright’s election took place during the 96th annual meeting of Ohio Farm Bureau, held Dec. 10-12 in Columbus. Bright will help govern Ohio’s largest and most inclusive fa...
Did you know that with your Farm Bureau Membership, you received a limited Accidental Death and Dismemberment Policy? Special Risks Accident Coverage - Farm Bureau members automatically receive a limited accidental death and dismemberment insurance policy. Maintain maximum benefits by renewing your membership before your expiration date. Your policy starts at $1000 when you join Farm Bureau. For...
Ohio Farm Bureau members can receive $500 "Bonus Cash" toward the purchase or lease of new 2013, 2014 and 2015 Buick, Chevrolet and GMC models. This Farm Bureau member advantage is offered for vehicles purchased or leased at participating dealerships through Farm Bureau’s—GM Bonus Cash program. Eligible GM models are : Buick Enclave, Encore, LaCross, Regal and Verano. Chevrolet Camaro, Colorado,...
The Gallia County Farm Bureau is sponsoring a Variety Talent Show on the Holzer Main Stage at the Gallia County Fair on Saturday, August 2nd. Registration is at 9:30 a.m. and the competition begins promptly at 10:00 a.m. The show is a long-standing event for our county youth to participate and showcase their talent. The event will have 3 individual categories; juniors, age 8 and under. Interme...
by Leah Curtis On Feb. 28, the Ohio Department of Taxation held its annual public hearing presenting the calculated 2014 Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) soil values. These values will be applied to CAUV property in counties where a reappraisal or update occurs in 2014 and will show up on those landowners' tax bills in January 2015. Once again, it appears soil values are likely to double ...
The Gallia County Farm Bureau recently came together with county officials and leaders to discuss what policies the Farm Bureau will start working on, and the ones that they will continue to work on. After this meeting, the public policy committee will compile policies to then be sent on to the Ohio Farm Bureau....
Recently the Gallia County Farm Bureau hosted over 300 4th grade students from Gallia County at the Gallia County Fairgrounds. This was a fun filled day of learning complete with a hayride, planting plants, and seeing all types of animals! The students all get a free t-shirt to take home as well. The Farm Bureau would like to thank the following sponsors: Corporate Sponsors-American Electric Po...
Organization Director:Kim Harless
Mailing Address:231 Broadway Street
Jackson, OH 45640
Office Hours:Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dues:$80 per year for a family membership
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