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Something Tasty from the Farm Bureau Office!

Published Jun. 9, 2014

Want something different than the boring old pasta salad?  Try this recipe from County Office Administrator Sheila Kilgour! 1 box linguine, noodles broken in half 1 small bottle zesty Italian dressing 1/2 bottle McCormick's Salad Supreme 3-4 small green onions chopped 2 cucumbers chopped 2 tomatoes chopped Cook linguine, and let cool completely.  Mix in rest of ingredients and enjoy!...

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Drainage and Water Laws

Published Jan. 22, 2014

Water is one of the main components in a farm.  Ohio farmers struggle with water issues throughout the year, whether having too much water due to excessive rain fall and ineffective drainage or too little water due to drought or interference with moving water.  Either way, water is a necessity that is needed by all.  For more information about Drainage and Water Laws please contact the Farm Bureau...

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Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV)

Published Jan. 22, 2014

If you own property and use if for farming or Agriculture, then you probably have heard about CAUV.  This program was designed to follow the farm economy; resulting in higher values in times of prosperity and lowered values if the farm economy falters.  Even as CAUV values increase; landowners typically still see a significant discount from fair market value if enrolled in the CAUV program.  To re...

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Ohio's Line Fence Laws

Published Jan. 22, 2014

Did you know that there are specific laws for landowners regarding line fence laws?  Some may not know that there are laws regarding noxious weeds, removing a partition fence, or even new fences!  To read more line fence laws click here....

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Ohio Dog Laws

Published Jan. 22, 2014

There are many dog laws that some of you may not be aware of. Did you know that any dog three months of age or older must be tagged?  Would you know what rights you had if someone else's dog was attacking your livestock?  The Ohio Farm Bureau has an informational pamphlet with all the dog laws that you should know as a dog owner, and a land owner!! Click here to see more dog laws for Ohio...

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Worker's Comp Safety Meeting Date Set

Published Jan. 21, 2014

The Athens, Gallia, Jackson-Vinton,Lawrence,Meigs, Pike,and Scioto County Farm Bueraus will be holding a worker's compensation safty meeting. When: March 26, 2014 Where: OSU Extension Office (17 Standpipe Rd, Jackson, OH) If you participate in the OFBF/Comp Management Workers' Compensation program, your attendance at the safety seminar will meet your 2014 requirement. For questions please call the...

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2014 Membership Committee

Gallia County Farm Bureau Kicks Off 2014 Membership Campaign

Published Jan. 14, 2014

On Jan. 9, the Gallia County Farm Bureau Board of Trustees as well as the membership committee attended the Multi-County Kick-Off to start their membership campaign for 2014.  This year a Member Benefits fair was held, as well as a Chinese Auction.  The Board of Trustees hopes to have a great membership year, and to obtain their goals by getting new members to join Farm Bureau....

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Gallia County Grazing School offered

Published Nov. 4, 2013

The Gallia County Soil and Water Conservation District will offer a three day grazing school.Bob Hendershot, Retired Ohio NRCS Grazing Specialist, Troyce Barnett, Ohio NRCS Grazing Specialist and T. J. Oliver, NRCS Area Resource Conservationist, and Jeff Moore, Gallia County OSU Extension Gallia County Ag & Natural Resources Educator will teach a two night, and Saturday morning grazing school....

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2012 Bob Evans Collector Basket

Gallia County Farm Bureau Bob Evans Collector Baskets Available

Published May. 31, 2013

2012 Bob Evans Farm Festival Baskets are now available through the Gallia County Farm Bureau. The cost is $50 per basket with an additional $10 charge for shipping.  For more details please contact the county office at 800-777-9226....

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President Paul Shoemaker addresses the crowd at the 2012 Annual Meeting

Gallia County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

Published May. 31, 2013

The Gallia County Farm Bureau board of trustees has set the date for the upcoming annual meeting.  This event will be held Monday, Aug.12, 2013 at the Buckeye Hills Career Center in Rio Grande.  Registration will begin at 6 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m..  The dinner will be catered by the Wounded Goose.  If you would like information about this meeting, please feel free to contact t...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Kim Harless

Mailing Address:
231 Broadway Street
Jackson, OH 45640

Phone:
740-286-4598

Fax:
740-286-8372

Email:
gallia@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dues:
$80 per year for a family membership

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