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County and Farmer Gain Acheived

Published Nov. 17, 2014

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!!...

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Farm Bureau Scholarship Winner Announced

Published Jun. 4, 2014

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...

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Something Tasty from the Farm Bureau Office!

Published Jun. 2, 2014

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!...

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CAUV(Current Agriculture Use Valuation)

Published Jun. 2, 2014

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.  ...

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Public Policy Chairperson Jon Hensler

Public Policy Meeting

Published Jun. 2, 2014

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!"...

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Ag Day Success

Published Jun. 2, 2014

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...

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OD Kim Harless along with Jackson-Vinton Board Trustees present baskets to commissioners for National Ag Week

Commissioners Declare March 23-30 as National Ag Week in Jackson County

Published Mar. 26, 2014

Recently the Jackson 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....

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OD Kim Harless along with CFAI Team Leader Dan Thompson present baskets to commissioners for National Ag Week

Commissioners Declare March 23-30 as National Ag Week in Vinton County

Published Mar. 20, 2014

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....

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2014 Jackson-Vinton Scholarship Applications Available

Published Feb. 4, 2014

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....

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Drainage and Water Laws

Published Jan. 22, 2014

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...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Kim Harless

Mailing Address:
231 Broadway Street
Jackson, OH 45640

Phone:
740-286-4598

Fax:
740-286-8372

Email:
jackson@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dues:
$60 per year for a family membership

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