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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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President Paul Shoemaker along with trustee Joe DiSantis, and VP Jake Bodimer with T-Shirt Contest Winners

Another Susseccful Ag Awareness Day in the Books

Published May. 29, 2013

The Gallia County Farm Bureau Board of Trustees recently had the pleasure of hosting approximately 340 students at their 12th Annual Agriculture Awareness Day.  This year the number of students was nearly double the amount that they had the previous year.  All schools in Gallia County were able to come this year.  In previous years, the county schools were unable to attend because of funding issue...

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Brown Insurance Agency Staff

Nationwide is on your side!

Published Apr. 11, 2013

When choosing your insurance company, many people look for a company that they can trust.  Well that is just what you will find when you choose Brown Insurance Agency.  Doug and Dan Brown along with their caring staff are there to care for all of your insurance needs, from getting a quote or filing a claim, they will be there will you every step of the way!  For a quote give them a call today at 7...

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President Paul Shoemaker

An up close look at President Paul Shoemaker

Published Apr. 8, 2013

Paul Shoemaker has been a member of the Gallia County Farm Bureau for 30 plus years.  He has worked in some form of agriculture his entire life.  When Paul was young, he lived with his parents, along with his grandparents on a small hillside farm.  “My grandfather worked at the Hobson Railroad yard as a blacksmith repairing railroad cars, and my dad worked as a farm hand for different farmers in t...

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Worker's Compensation Safety Meeting Set

Published Mar. 21, 2013

The Athens, Gallia, Jackson-Vinton,Lawrence,Pike,and Scioto County Farm Buerau will be holding a worker's compensation safty meeting. When:March 27, 2013 Where:      OSU Extension Office, Jackson Speakers: Jackson County Sheriff, Tedd Frazier,Jackson County Auditor Clyde Holdren,Representative Frank Kohstall,NW  Ohio Regional Rep for the Ohio's Treasurers Office   If you participate in the OFBF/Co...

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Conversation with EASE Training

Published Mar. 21, 2013

The Athens, Gallia, Jackson-Vinton,Lawrence, Pike, and Scioto County Farm Bureaus cordially invites you to attend its upcoming Conversation with EASE training program, which will be Held on April 23, 2013, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at LaRosa's Pizzeria located at 966 East Main Street in Jackson.  The training will a FREE DINNER and should adjourn around 9:30 p.m.  We hope you will be able to attend o...

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Gallia County Board Members, Gallia County Commissioners, and Organiazational Director Kim Harless

Commissioners Declare March 17-23 National Ag Week

Published Mar. 21, 2013

Recently the Gallia County Commissiners signed a proclamation declaring March 17-23 as National Ag Week.  The Gallia County Farm Bureau Board Members presented each commissioner with a basket filled with locally grown and made items.  These baskets are the 2012 Bob Evans Farm Festival Basket....

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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...

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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....

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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!...

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