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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!...


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....

Governor John Kasich, Membership Chair Vickie Powell, and Gallia County Farm Bureau President Paul Shoemaker

Board Members Get to Meet Governor

Published Nov. 1, 2012

Earlier today while at a membership meeting at Bob Evans in Rio Grande, President Paul Shoemaker, and Membership chair Vickie Powell got to meet Gov. John Kasich....

2012 Bob Evans Farm Festival Collectors Basket

Gallia County Farm Bureau Bob Evans Collector Baskets Still Available

Published Oct. 17, 2012

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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