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Drainage and Water Laws

Published Jan. 22, 2014

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...


Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV)

Published Jan. 22, 2014

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...


Ohio's Line Fence Laws

Published Jan. 22, 2014

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....


Ohio Dog Laws

Published Jan. 22, 2014

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...


Worker's Comp Safety Meeting Date Set

Published Jan. 21, 2014

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...

Lawrence County Membership Committee

Lawrence County Farm Bureau Kicks Off 2014 Membership Campaign

Published Jan. 14, 2014

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....

Farm Bureau Board Trustees are pictured with the beautiful wreaths that will be placed on Veterans Graves

Lawrence County Farm Bureau Honors Veterans

Published Nov. 15, 2013

The 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...


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....

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 ...

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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