Lawrence County Farm Bureau recently supported a project in Lawrence County called "Wreaths Across America". This project is nothing new in Lawrence County, however, it is new for the Farm Bureau. For those who are not familiar with this project, every December remembrance wreaths are laid in Woodland Cemetery to honor fallen veterans. This project is to remember the fallen, honor those who se...
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The Lawrence County Farm Bureau served more than 100 county officials and staff at its Public Policy Breakfast. The county was able to get policy suggestions! This is a prime example of GRASSROOTS AT WORK! The Public Policy Committee will work on writing policy that will be voted on at the Annual Meeting in September. The policies then go to the State Annual Meeting. ...
by Leah Curtis On Feb. 28, the Ohio Department of Taxation held its annual public hearing presenting the calculated 2014 Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) soil values. These values will be applied to CAUV property in counties where a reappraisal or update occurs in 2014 and will show up on those landowners' tax bills in January 2015. Once again, it appears soil values are likely to double ...
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!...
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 Lawrence County 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....
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