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2013 Jefferson County Ag Baby!!

Published Apr. 1, 2013

Last week Mary Ellen Grafton went to the hospital to welcome the 2013 Ag Baby... and what a WONDERFUL family we've got this year!!  The parents are Randall and Angel Fellows of Mingo Junction, Ohio.  The baby's name is Randall Fellows, Jr. He was born on March 27 at 1:54 p.m.  He weighed in at 8lbs, 3oz and had a full head of hair!!!  He will join his big brother (Johnathon - 7) and big sister (Ma...

Workers' Comp Safety Meeting

Published Mar. 4, 2013

Please attend the Workers' Compensation Safety Meeting Saturday, March 23, 2013 First United Methodist Church (201 West High Ave, New Philadelphia) 9:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. (includes continental breakfast) Blood screening will begin at 8 a.m. A 12-hour fast is required for bloodwork. Call the county office at 740.266.6603 to register.  ...

Scholarship Applications Now Available

Published Feb. 12, 2013

We are pleased to announce that the Jefferson County Farm Bureau is offering (3) $500 scholarships as an aid to the young people (high school seniors or current college students) of Jefferson County in continuing their education and becoming self-directing, productive and contributing members of their community.  For more information or to get an application, please call the county office at 740-2...

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!...

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