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CAUV Meeting Oct. 22

Published Oct. 16, 2012

The Ohio Department of Taxation has adopted and prescribed the new CAUV land tables.† They will be used by Jefferson County for tax years 2012, 2013 and 2014.† These tables have increased in value considerably causing a significant increase in your 2012 real estate taxes that are due in January 2013.† Farm Bureau along with the county auditor's office will be holding an informational meeting on th...

2012-2013 Board of Trustees

Published Oct. 15, 2012

Please welcome our new board members for 2012-2013: President: Dave Boring, Vice President: Sherry Finney, Secretary: Mary Ellen Grafton, Treasurer: Ellen Swickard, Trustees: John Grafton, Shane Granatir, Austin Cable, Corky Saiter, Mark Clark, Duayne Wetherell, Lisa Cline, Matt Somerville and youth rep. Erika Cline. Congratulations to everyone! ...

OFBF Young Ag Professionals Named

Published Oct. 15, 2012

Duayne and Monica Wetherell of Mingo Junction have been named to the Ohio Farm Bureau's Young Agricultural Professionals program for the upcoming year. As team members they will help develop and conduct activities that provide opportunities for young people between the ages of 18-35 to become involved in OFB programs. The Wetherell's come from dairy farming backgrounds and are transitioning their...

We're Moving!

Published Aug. 28, 2012

The Jefferson County Farm Bureau office will be moving to a new location Sept. 28.† It will be in the former Bantam Ridge Elementary School at 587 Bantam Ridge Road in Wintersville.† Stop in, say hello and take a tour of our new facility.† The office† phone number will remain the same: 740.266.6603....


County Fair Cupcake Winners

Published Aug. 28, 2012

Kaylee Sabo, Erika Cline and Cierra Leput show off part of their "How Did That Get In My Lunchbox" cupcake display at the county fair.† The event was recently held at the county fair in Jefferson County.† The team created a lunchbox with a sandwich, apple, cupcake, carrot and a bottle of water.† The cupcakes were auctioned off with the proceeds going to a youth scholarship for a Farm Bureau member...

Policy Writing Meeting Set

Published Jul. 9, 2012

Jefferson County Policy Writing Meeting will be Thursday, July 12th @ 7:30pm at the Farm Bureau office. Please join us in formulating local, state and national policy for Jefferson County to work on in the upcoming year. Policies will be voted on at the county annual meeting Thursday, September 6th at The Countryside starting at 6:00p.m. with the Candidates Reception. ...

Mark your calendars now...Thursday, September 6th ~ Annual Meeting

Published Jul. 9, 2012

Thursday,†September 6th is the date set for the County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting, to be held at†The Countryside in Richmond. There will be a 'Meet the Candidate' hour prior to the dinner/meeting. New members will be recognized as well as membership volunteers and other county leaders.†Watch your July newsletter, this website or 'like' us on Facebook for more information!...

Cupcake Wars 2012

Published Jun. 18, 2012

Jefferson County Farm Bureau will be hosting cupcake wars again this year at the county fair.† The event will be held on Thursday, Aug. 16.† The theme for this year is "How Did That Get In My Lunchbox?" based on the OFBF award winning book.† The event is open to any child in 7-12 grade and is limited to the first six teams to register.† No more than three members per team and at least one team mem...

Policy Development Meeting June 11

Published Jun. 5, 2012

The county Farm Bureau will be holding its Policy Development resource meeting Monday, June 11 at Eat n Park in Steubenville at 9:30 a.m. This is the time for Farm Bureau members and elected officials throughout the county to give some thought to issues facing agriculture and your areas of concern. These policies will them be compiled and presented to the membership to vote on at our Annual Meeti...

Calling All Teachers and Educators!

Published Jun. 5, 2012

Jefferson County Farm Bureau will be sponsoring the Agriculture Educatorís Award again this year for teachers who teach in the Jefferson County school system. The winner selected will receive $250 to use for the purchase of agricultural materials to use in the classroom and will be recognized at the annual meeting in September. Agriculture is an integral part of Jefferson County's economy. The aw...

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