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Oil and Gas Easement and Pipline Meeting Oct. 24

Published Oct. 24, 2011

Farm Bureau is hosting an Oil and Gas Easement and Pipeline Meeting, Monday, Oct. 24 at the Eastern Gateway Community College at 7 p.m.  Speaker will be Dale Arnold, OFBF director of energy....

Jefferson County 2011 Annual Meeting Announced

Published Jun. 14, 2011

Jefferson County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting will be held Sunday, Aug. 28 at the Bruce and Beverly Riddle Farm.  New Member Reception will start at 1 pm and the picnic lunch will start at 2 pm.  Watch for more information and a reservation form in the county newsletter that will be out around the third week in July....



Published Feb. 22, 2011

Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas County Farm Bureaus are sponsoring a Workers Compensation Group Rating Program- Health and Safety Fair on Saturday, March 19, 9 am-12 noon at Jim's Place (228 West High Avenue, New Philadelphia, Ohio).  Health and safety stations will be available for participants.  A blood screening is available but you must pre-register with the county Farm Bureau offi...


Published Feb. 17, 2011

Mark your calendar for a Timber Management Meeting Thursday, March 24, 2011, 7 p.m. at Eastern Gateway Community College.  Timber management experts Randy Clum, Jeremy Scherf and Dave Apsley are the speakers.  Call the Farm Bureau office to make your reservation 740-266-6603....

Meeting with Senator Jason Wilson


Published Feb. 17, 2011

It was a beautiful February day as county Farm Bureau President Bev Riddle, Public Policy Leader Harry Fair and Young Ag Professional Shane Granatir traveled to Columbus, Ohio for the annual Ag Day at the Capital.  County Farm Bureau leaders had the opportunity to learn about OFBF priority issues and rally on the statehouse lawn for the elimination of the Ohio estate tax. Visiting with State Senat...

Communications Committee Donates Books

Published Apr. 29, 2010

Mary Ellen Grafton, Communications Action Team Leader delivered the book, Sugarbush Spring to three county elementary schools recently.  The Pleasant Hill, Springfield and Stanton Elementary Schools libraries greatly appreciated the gift....

Kim Davis named to State Wildlife Council

Published Apr. 11, 2010

Gov. Ted Strickland appointed Kim R. Davis of Carrollton and Timothy W. Ratliff of Winchester on Wednesday to a four-year term serving on the Ohio Wildlife Council, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Both Davis and Ratliff will serve until 2014.  Davis replaces Gary Grant of Continental. Ratliff replaced the retiring Howard L. Calhoun of Akron.  Davi...



Published Nov. 18, 2009

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...

Leadership Class


Published Sep. 20, 2009

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...

White Tailed Deer

OFBF/ODNR Farmer-Hunter Access Pilot Program Update

Published Aug. 5, 2009

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...

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