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Keeping land in agriculture through CAUV

Published Feb. 19, 2013

Paul Harrison, Ohio Farm Bureau state trustee from Fostoria, recently spoke at a county Farm Bureau membership kick-off meeting and talked about the importance of CAUV.  Harrison shared what CAUV is, gives a real-life example of tax savings and shares why Farm Bureau membership is important in protecting the CAUV program. Another reason to be a Farm Bureau member is the upcoming CAUV online meetin...

President Paul Shoemaker, and Public Policy Action Team Leader C.A. Duncan

Farm Bureau attends Ag Day at the Capital

Published Feb. 19, 2013

Recently Gallia County Farm Bureau President Paul Shoemaker, and Public Policy Action Team Leader C.A. Duncan, attended the Ag Day at the Capital event held in Columbus.  Paul  along with other Farm Bureau members had the opportunity to speak with senators, legislators, and state representatives, about issues that are happening in Gallia County....

Board President Paul Shoemaker, Vice President Jake Bodimer, and FFA Student Briggs Shoemaker

Farm Bureau Donates to Local FFA

Published Feb. 13, 2013

The Gallia Academy FFA was recognized for moving on to the National Competition in Oklahoma in May.  The Gallia County Farm Bureau made a donation of $250.00 to help with travel expenses.  The board members would like to wish all of the FFA members good luck!...


It's TAX Time! Why not let your Farm Bureau Membership save you a little $

Published Feb. 13, 2013

A great member benefit of Farm Bureau is saving money! And who doesn't love to save money? It the time of year again to start filing your income tax returns! One member benefit that some people may not know about, or may have forgotten about is that you can save $35 on your tax preparation! Just print out the coupon and take it with you when you file your taxes!...


Online CAUV meeting Feb. 27

Published Feb. 7, 2013

Landowners enrolled in Ohio’s Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) program may have noticed their CAUV values increasing along with their taxes in recent years.What’s the cause? How is this determined? What can you do about it? -- There are a lot of questions, confusion and misconceptions surrounding the program. Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Legal Education Leah Curtis will answer these quest...


Farm Bureau partners with Sam's Club

Published Jan. 15, 2013

Recently Sam's Club and the Gallia County Farm Bureau forged a partnership to give their members an added bonus for renewing their membership.  If you are a Farm Bureau member, and you renew your membership to Sam's Club or you sign up to become a member of Sam's Club, Sam's Club will give you a $10.00 gift card redeemable at any Sam's Club, or Walmart.  This is like getting $10.00 off of your mem...

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Membership Campaign Kick-Off

Published Jan. 15, 2013

It's that time of year again!  The 2013 memberhsip campaign will kick-off with a Multi-County kickoff set for Thurday, Jan. 24, 2013 at the Jackson High School-- 500 Vaughn Street, Jackson, Ohio 45640.  This event will be held in the commons area and begin at 6:30 p.m.  If you would like to be part of this year's membership campaign, please call our office at 1-800-777-9226....

Farm Bureau Members Present Friends of Gallia County Animals with Donation

Farm Bureau makes donation to local pet shelter

Published Dec. 13, 2012

At a recent meeting, the Gallia County Farm Bureau discussed a program called Santa Paws.  This program was created to help local animal shelters that don't have enough funding to feed and house stray animals.  The board voted to give a donation to The Friends of Gallia County Animals so staff members can go and buy the supplies they need....

Mrs. Claus stopped by for a visit.

Board Members hold Christmas Dinner

Published Dec. 13, 2012

Gallia County Farm Bureau recently held its Christmas dinner at Bob Evans in Rio Grande.  Members discussed important topics during the meeting portion of the dinner.  Then everyone enjoyed a delicious meal afterwards, and what Christmas dinner would be complete without a visit from Mrs. Claus herself?  Everyone had a great time....

Vice President Jake Bodimer, President Paul Shoemaker, Secretary Vickie Powell, and CFAI Team Leader Bob Powell

Gallia County Farm Bureau Attends Annual Meeting

Published Dec. 13, 2012

Recently the Gallia County Farm Bureau attended the OFBF 94th Annual Meeting in Columbus.  President Paul Shomaker, along with voting delegate and Vice President Jake Bodimer, voting delegate and secretary Vickie Powell, and Center for Food and Animal Issues Action Team Leader Bob Powell where in attendance, and voted on policies, as well as re-election of officers....

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County Information

Organization Director:
Kim Harless

Mailing Address:
231 Broadway Street
Jackson, OH 45640




Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

$80 per year for a family membership

  • Member Benefits

  • Working cooperatively on local issues
  • Leadership development, networking, social gatherings
  • Special savings from local businesses
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