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Workers' Comp Billing System Update

Published Jul. 8, 2014

Deadlines are changing and additional savings are expected.  BWC is changing the way it bills for workers’ compensation coverage to better serve Ohio employers.  For decades, the agency has billed for employer premiums after-the-fact. It will begin billing in advance of coverage starting July 1, 2015 for private employers and Jan. 1, 2016 for public employers. This change will align BWC with stand...

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Food Preservation Workshops

Published Jul. 2, 2014

The Ohio State University Extensions of Noble County and Monroe County are offering food preservation workshops. Food preservation has made a comeback!  Learn how to safely and easily can, freeze, and dry foods at home for year-round goodness! Canning Basics: This free class will provide a basic overview of home canning.  Handouts provided.  All attendees will be entered to win a door prize. <...

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Blueberries at Kilgore Farm

Published Jul. 2, 2014

The day is finally here.  Kilgore Farm will open for blueberry picking at 9 a.m., Monday, July 7.  They look forward to seeing their old friends and making new friends.  After a long cold winter they are thankful for a good crop of blueberries. Address:  Kilgore Farm, 56448 Kilgore Rd, Bellaire, OH  43906. Phone:  740-671-9226 Hours for the month of July are 9 a.m. until dark, Monday thru Saturday...

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Donation to Guernsey County Animal Shelter

Published Jun. 30, 2014

The Guernsey County Farm Bureau and Dresden Feed and Supply recently teamed up to make a large donation of pet food to the Guernsey County Animal Shelter.  The Farm Bureau and Dresden Feed and Supply said they realize there is a great need for our local services provided by the shelter and its affiliates including the Pound Partners.  If not for the shelter, many of these dogs and cats would be le...

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Beware of Financial Liabilities When Purchasing a Gas Well

Published Jun. 16, 2014

Landowners who take ownership of gas wells on their property need to make sure the benefits outweigh the financial liabilities, says Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Director of Energy Policy Dale Arnold.  Arnold has been working with Farm Bureau members in eastern Ohio on whether purchasing wells on their property makes financial sense. Arnold said farmers have been buying these exempt domestic wells ...

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Guernsey County Fair September 8 to September 13

Published May. 30, 2014

Guernsey County Fair:  September 8 to September 13, 2014 The fair has everything that you could imagine with food, live entertainment, animals, exhibits, harness racing, motor sports and more.  Located at Guernsey County Fairgrounds, 200 Old National Road, Old Washington, Ohio, 43768.  Additional features include designated parking, food, handicapped access, midway rides and music....

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Timber Harvest Tour & Forest Management Workshop

Published May. 7, 2014

Guernsey Soil & Water Conservation District is hosting a timber tour and forest management workshop at Moore Memorial Woods, Wings Lane, Salesville, Ohio. This event will be held Wednesday, May 28, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Topics include : crop tree release methods; controlling undesirable species; different types of timber cuts and why they are used; tree planting selection; and factors affecting you...

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County President Trip to DC

Published Mar. 21, 2014

Guernsey County President, Milt Durben attended the county president trip to Washington D.C....

Coyote Hunting/Trapping Seminar

Published Mar. 6, 2014

Coyote Hunting/Trapping Seminar to be held Thursday, March 13, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Deerassic Educational Center, 14250 Cadiz Rd., Cambridge, OH 43725. Topics Include:  Coyote Kills - How to Identify; Trapping/ Snaring Techniques; Hunting/Calling Techniques; Product Information Calls and Equipment.  Sponsors include:  Ohio Division of Wildlife, Guernsey S.W.C.D., Deerassic Park Education Cente...

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Scholarship winners!

Published Feb. 20, 2014

Congratulations to Kyle Wright, Byesville and Andrea Kackley, Pleasant City on being selected the 2014 Guernsey County Farm Bureau scholars.  We wish you both continued success!...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Betsy Anderson

Mailing Address:
100 Colonel Drive
Barnesville, OH 43713

Phone:
740-425-3681

Fax:
740-425-3667

Email:
guernsey@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Mon. Tues. Wed. Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thurs. 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon

Dues:
$60 per year for a family membership

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