The Jackson County Commissioners recently signed a proclamation declaring March 15-21 as National Ag Week. Organization Director Kim Harless along with Jackson-Vinton Farm Bureau President Jon Hensler, and Board Trustee Tami Call presented each commissioner a basket filled with locally grown and produced items! Don’t forget to Thank A Farmer!...
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The 2015 Jackson-Vinton Farm Bureau Scholarship Applications are now available to any high school senior from any Jackson or Vinton County local school. The applications are available online, or available at the Farm Bureau office, 231 Broadway Street, Jackson. For more information please call the Farm Bureau office at 740-286-4598....
Did you know that with your Farm Bureau Membership, you received a limited Accidental Death and Dismemberment Policy? Special Risks Accident Coverage - Farm Bureau members automatically receive a limited accidental death and dismemberment insurance policy. Maintain maximum benefits by renewing your membership before your expiration date. Your policy starts at $1,000 when you join Farm Bureau. For...
Ohio Farm Bureau members can receive $500 "Bonus Cash" toward the purchase or lease of new 2013, 2014 and 2015 Buick, Chevrolet and GMC models. This Farm Bureau member advantage is offered for vehicles purchased or leased at participating dealerships through Farm Bureau’s—GM Bonus Cash program. Eligible GM models are : Buick Enclave, Encore, LaCross, Regal and Verano. Chevrolet Camaro, Colorado,...
Athens County's own Kelly and Michelle Abfall have made all of Ohio Proud!! They competed in and won the 2014 Ohio Outstanding Young Farmers Competition. With this win in their pockets, they advanced on to represent Ohio in the Young Farmers and Ranchers Competition held by the American Farm Bureau Federation at their Annual Meeting in San Diego, Calif. We are very proud of the accomplishments ...
Recently the Jackson-Vinton Farm Bureau participated in the Multi-County Membership Kick-Off in Jackson. This is one of the biggest events held each year. All counties in OD Kim Harless' Region-Athens-Meigs, Gallia, Jackson-Vinton, Lawrence, Pike, and Scioto County membership workers come together to gear up for the current membership campaign. The members were also able to visit with vendors w...
Congratulations to the Jackson-Vinton Farm Bureau Board Trustees for achieving gain and county gain!!! What a great group of volunteers!! They do so much for your county!! If you see them out and about tell them Thank You!!...
The Jackson-Vinton Farm Bureau recently awarded its $500 scholarship to Lydia Mullins. Lydia is a graduate from Jackson High School. She is the daughter of Ted and Kelli Mullins of Jackson. Throughout her high school career, Lydia was very active in many organizations including: Tri-Hi-Y club, National Honor Society, Leo Club and many other organizations. Lydia is planning on attending Ohio Stat...
Want something different than the boring old pasta salad? Try this recipe from County Office Administrator Sheila Kilgour! 1 box linguine, noodles broken in half 1 small bottle zesty Italian dressing 1/2 bottle McCormick's Salad Supreme 3-4 small green onions chopped 2 cucumbers chopped 2 tomatoes chopped Cook linguine, and let cool completely. Mix in rest of ingredients and enjoy!...
If you own property and use if for farming or Agriculture, then you probably have heard about CAUV. This program was designed to follow the farm economy; resulting in higher values in times of prosperity and lowered values if the farm economy falters. Even as CAUV values increase; landowners typically still see a significant discount from fair market value if enrolled in the CAUV program. ...
A Public Policy Meeting was held at Cardo's Pizza recently for local leaders and county officials to come together to discuss what issues need to be voted on at the Annual Meeting in August. Public Policy Chairman Jon Hensler stated that "he thought the meeting went very well, and he thought they had a lot to work with!"...
Recently the Jackson-Vinton Farm Bureau hosted over 600 2nd grade students from both Jackson and Vinton Counties at the OARDC research farm in Jackson. This was a fun filled day of learning complete with a hayride, making soybean necklaces, and seeing all types of animals! The students all get a free t-shirt to take home as well. The Farm Bureau would like to thank the following sponsors: T-shi...
Recently the Vinton County Commissiners signed a proclamation declaring March 23-30 as National Ag Week. The Jackson-Vinton Farm Bureau Board Members presented each commissioner with a basket filled with locally grown and made items....
The 2014 Jackson-Vinton Farm Bureau Scholarship Applications are now available to any high school senior from any Jackson or Vinton County local school. The applications are available online, or available at the Farm Bureau office, 231 Broadway Street, Jackson. For more information please call the Farm Bureau office at 740-286-4598....
Water is one of the main components in a farm. Ohio farmers struggle with water issues throughout the year, whether having too much water due to excessive rain fall and ineffective drainage or too little water due to drought or interference with moving water. Either way, water is a necessity that is needed by all. For more information about Drainage and Water Laws please contact the Farm Bureau...
If you own property and use if for farming or Agriculture, then you probably have heard about CAUV. This program was designed to follow the farm economy; resulting in higher values in times of prosperity and lowered values if the farm economy falters. Even as CAUV values increase; landowners typically still see a significant discount from fair market value if enrolled in the CAUV program. To re...
Did you know that there are specific laws for landowners regarding line fence laws? Some may not know that there are laws regarding noxious weeds, removing a partition fence, or even new fences! To read more line fence laws click here....
There are many dog laws that some of you may not be aware of. Did you know that any dog three months of age or older must be tagged? Would you know what rights you had if someone else's dog was attacking your livestock? The Ohio Farm Bureau has an informational pamphlet with all the dog laws that you should know as a dog owner, and a land owner!! Click here to see more dog laws for Ohio...
The Athens, Gallia, Jackson-Vinton,Lawrence,Meigs, Pike,and Scioto County Farm Bueraus will be holding a worker's compensation safty meeting. When: March 26, 2014 Where: OSU Extension Office (17 Standpipe Rd, Jackson, OH) If you participate in the OFBF/Comp Management Workers' Compensation program, your attendance at the safety seminar will meet your 2014 requirement. For questions please call the...
On Jan. 9, the Jackson-Vinton Farm Bureau Board of Trustees as well as the membership committee attended the Multi-County Kick-Off to start their membership campaign for 2014. This year a Member Benefits fair was held, as well as a Chinese Auction. The Board of Trustees hopes to have a great membership year, and to obtain their goals by getting new members to join Farm Bureau....
Organization Director:Kim Harless
Mailing Address:231 Broadway Street
Jackson, OH 45640
Office Hours:Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dues:$80 per year for a family membership
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