Issue 2 passed in Harrison County with nearly 75% of the voters approval and 65% statewide. This was a step forward for the protection of animal agriculture as well as consumers' right to choose what they eat. A big thank you goes out to all of the volunteers, donors and groups that endorsed Issue 2. Congratulations on a job well done. This is just the first step of many to come....
- Van Wert
The Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas Leadership Program has received the American Farm Bureau Federation Outstanding County Activity in Excellence Award. Fifteen outstanding activites across the country are chosen for this award. The four county leadership program consisted of seven institutes and a graduation that will be held on October 30th. This was a wonderful leadership experi...
You are invited to the State Issue 2 (the creation of a Livestock Care Licensing Board) Regional Rally at the George Darr Farm, outside of Newcomerstown, Ohio. The date is Sunday afternoon Oct. 11, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.. This event will be an Ice Cream Social with many great guest speakers to kick-off the ballot campaign in Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson, Tuscarawas, Holmes, Licking, Coshocton and...
Congratulations to Harrison County Farm Bureau for receiving the 2009 Ohio Farm Bureau President's Award. The President's Award is earned by the county for outstanding programming in their division....
Harrison county held it's Annual meeting on September 18th with over 100 members in attendance. The food was wonderful and the company great. Claire Heavilin was honored as Outstanding Young Farmer. Ken Walter received the Hall of Fame Award, retiring NE Women's State Trustee Gale Betterly was honored and an Agriculture Educator was honored. A great evening was had by all. ...
Harrison County Farm Bureau participated in the Harrison Central Back to School Rally in August. Volunteers stuffed "Our Ohio" bags with school supplies as well as membership and "Our Ohio " information. Students played corn hole while parents had the opportunity to register for a free cart of groceries and learn about the "Free Groceries For a Year" promotion. Volunteers also discussed with at...
The Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau's along with OSU Extension sponsored a four county leadership program this past year. The highlight of the program was the legislative trip to Washington DC the week of September 9th. The class enjoyed many new experiences such as flying to DC, the Metro System, new foods and visiting with their Senators and Congressman. They al...
In late August or early September, the Web site for the Farmer/Hunter Access Pilot Program should be up and running. This Web site will give hunters an opportunity to sign in and provide their hunting profile. Farmers will then be able to access the hunters' profiles and contact information and they will be able to contact the hunters of their choice. This pilot program will be available in Tu...
This year, the Harrison County Farm Bureau created animal care and agriculture fact signs that were randomly placed on the fairgrounds. The purpose of the signs were to educate the public on the important role agriculture plays in the daily lives of Ohio's consumers. Animal care signs let fairgoers know that farmers do the right things for the right reasons. They take care of their animals. Eve...
Brent Price from Harrison County was awarded a $2,500 reward for reporting suspicious activity which led to the arrest and conviction of persons who robbed the Scio Feed Store. The $2,500 Reward Program is available to all Ohio Farm Bureau members and is a valuable property protection program....
Organization Director:Michele Specht
Mailing Address:103 W Main St., P.O. Box 534
Scio, OH 43988
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