The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture presented its seventh annual “Book of the Year” award to Laurie Krebs for “The Beeman.” The book introduces young readers to bees, beekeepers and the pollination process. Krebs is a retired elementary school teacher. She began her writing career by creating stories for her class. Today she lives in Virginia with the Beeman himself, her husband, B...
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The documentary by Oscar-winning filmmaker James Moll gives an up close and personal look at some of the young farmers who raise the food we eat. Premiering nationwide this spring, the feature-length film provides a firsthand glimpse into the high-risk/high-reward jobs of farmers, all in their 20s, who have assumed the generational responsibility of running the family business. Screenings were hel...
The purpose of this meeting is to surface issues which Farm Bureau policy should address. These concerns will pertain to the organization, local, state and national affairs. Ideas from this meeting will be given to the policy development committee to write and bring before the membership at our annual meeting. The first meeting will be held on Thursday, April 17 beginning at 12:15 p.m. at the G...
Greene County Farm Bureau is seeking nominations for the Greene County Agricultural Hall of Fame. Greene County is rich in agriculture heritage due to dedicated farmers and agribusiness leaders that have worked hard to improve agriculture and their individual operations not only in Greene County, but also across the state and country as well. Greene County Farm Bureau is dedicated to recognizing ...
THE FORUM - ANIMALS FOR LIFE FOUNDATION Join fellow enthusiasts for a full day of meaningful contemplation, conversation and collaboration focusing on the human-animal bond at the 2014 Animals for Life Forum. Topics of the day will include how animals help humans heal, health benefits from human-animal interacrion and how humans care for animals. New York Times bestselling author Jon Karz will hea...
Farm Bureau is promoting this afternoon program on behalf of the Southwest Ohio Corn Growers because thevalue of the topics being discussed are vital to all of our farmers. For those of you who attended the Workers’ Compensation meeting held in Washington Court House on Jan. 16, your required CompManagement safety course has been satisfied, BUT you may still want to attend this meeting. Anyone a...
Columbus, Ohio - One of Ohio’s finest was awarded at the 95th Annual Meeting of OFBF. Dr. Anderson of Wilmington College was honored for his years of dedicated service and the nurturing of the many students that have studied under him during his tenure. While the Ohio Farm Bureau Annual Meeting serves as the keystone event for our delegates to set state and national policy it is also a venue wher...
Columbus, Ohio -- A policy proposed by Greene County Farm Bureau member Larry Moore supporting the use of Pistol Caliber Rifles (PCRs) for deer hunting was approved at the 95th OFBF Annual Meeting. The quorum of delegates from around the state voted for state policy that would support new rules/regulations allowing for such firearms to be used as legal firearms during the deer gun season. These ri...
Three County Membership Kick-Off and Health Fair Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 FAYETTE COUNTY AG CENTER—1415 US 22, Washington Court House 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bring a non-perishable food item or two to help feed the hungry. MEMBERSHIP 2014 5% +1 active member gain between 1/13—3/17/14 35 productive workers Overall gain by Nov. 30, 2014 HEALTH FAIR/WORKERS’ COMP PROGRAM Glucose/diabetes check compliments of...
Membership time is upon Greene Co. Farm Bureau once again. We are very excited to have you as part of Ohio greatest agriculture organization. This year we want to extend to our members that chance to win $500. The best part of this deal is that it doesn't matter if you were naughty or nice this year! The rules are simple: 1.) Contest starts Nov. 29 and runs through Dec. 19. 2.) Call into our of...
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