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Lawrence County Grazing School offered

Published Nov. 4, 2013

The Gallia County Soil and Water Conservation District will offer a three day grazing school.Bob Hendershot, Retired Ohio NRCS Grazing Specialist, Troyce Barnett, Ohio NRCS Grazing Specialist and T. J. Oliver, NRCS Area Resource Conservationist, and Jeff Moore, Gallia County OSU Extension Gallia County Ag & Natural Resources Educator will teach a two night, and Saturday morning grazing school....

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Invasive Species Autumn Olive

Invasive Species-Autumn Olive

Published May. 31, 2013

Autumn olive is an introduced species that was and still is widely planted with good intentions without the foresight of the consequent problems. This mistake has resulted in an invasive species to the eastern United States that is very hard to control. Autumn olive has become invasive from Maine south to South Carolina west to Oklahoma, and north to southwest Minnesota. Autumn olive is native to ...

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Bill and Board President Margaret Reid sell some of their delicious honey products!

Ironton Farmers Market Needs your Help!!!

Published May. 9, 2013

Lawrence County Farm Bureau wants to actively help the Ironton Farmers Market succeed, but we can't do that without all our members' support!  We have space at our vendor table for homegrown or homemade goods from our Farm Bureau members, so if you have extra plants, flowers, fruits and vegetables, jams, jellies, bread, candy (all properly labeled) that you would like to sell, please let me know! ...

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Homeschooled children learn to cook.

Board Members teach home schooled children how to cook!

Published Apr. 12, 2013

Two Lawrence County Farm Bureau board members had a kitchen full of eager students.  Linda Fuller and Sharon Evans have been teaching cooking classes to this group of home schooled children.  At the most recent lesson, they taught them how to make tacos!  They have even taught the kids how to can tomatoes.  This is great life skills that they children will be able to use and pass on.  Linda and Sh...

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Board members along with commissioner Bill Pratt discuss local policies

Public Policy Meeting

Published Apr. 12, 2013

Recently the Gallia County Farm Bureau board members sat down with Lawrence County Commissioner Bill Pratt to discuss local, state, and national policies.  The board members listened to Pratt's suggestions.  Once the policies are wrote, they will be voted on at the Annual Meeting and go from there to the Ohio Farm Bureau....

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Wheelin' Sportsmen

Published Apr. 12, 2013

Lawrence County Farm Bureau members are invited to volunteer at the "Wheelin' Sportsmen" fishing day Thursday, April 18, 2013 at Lake Vesuvius. Board President Margaret Reid said, "We will meet by the boat dock between 9 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.for your assignment."  The fishing days allows disabled and nursing home citizens to enjoy a day of fishing from the handicapped accessible board walk at the lak...

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This is what a burningbush looks like

Burning Bush

Published Apr. 12, 2013

Is your garden spreading into the countryside? We all want our yards to look nice and many of us enjoy planting and caring for the plants that enhance our landscapes. Gardeners do important work, but can be unknowing spreaders of some dangerous non-native invasive species. From bush honeysuckle, barberry, burningbush and ornamental grasses, gardeners are often responsible for the spread of these i...

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Worker's Compensation Safety Meeting Set

Published Mar. 21, 2013

The Athens, Gallia, Jackson-Vinton,Lawrence,Pike,and Scioto County Farm Buerau will be holding a worker's compensation safty meeting.   When:March 27, 2013   Where:      OSU Extension Office, Jackson   Speakers: Jackson County Sheriff, Tedd Frazier,Jackson County Auditor Clyde Holdren,Representative Frank Kohstall,NW Ohio Regional Rep for the Ohio's Treasurers Office    If you participate in the O...

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Conversation with EASE Training

Published Mar. 21, 2013

The Athens, Gallia, Jackson-Vinton,Lawrence, Pike, and Scioto County Farm Bureaus cordially invites you to attend its upcoming Conversation with EASE training program, which will be Held on April 23, 2013, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at LaRosa's Pizzeria located at 966 East Main Street in Jackson.  The training will a FREE DINNER and should adjourn around 9:30 p.m.  We hope you will be able to attend o...

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Commissioners Declare March 17-23 National Ag Week

Published Mar. 21, 2013

Recently the Lawrence County Commissioners signed a proclamation declaring March 17-23 as National Ag Week.  The Lawrence County Farm Bureau Board Members presented each commissioner with a basket filled with locally grown and made items.  Pictured are:  Front Row-County Commissioner Les Boggs, Collins Career Center Student Kristin Campbell-representing Chesapeake High School FFA, Collins Career C...

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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:
lawrence@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dues:
$65 per year for a family membership

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