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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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Ag Day at the Capital

Published Feb. 21, 2013

Several members from the Lawrence County Farm Bureau recently attended the Ag Day at the Capital in Columbus.  President Margaret Reid, Food and Animal Action Team Leader Jackson Wiseman, and board member Drew Schmidt had the opportunity to meet and speak with several of our state representatives and legislators.  This was a great time for the board members to voice their opinions and concerns for...

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National Ag Week is March 17-23,2013

National Ag Week

Published Feb. 21, 2013

March 19, 2013 is National Ag Day, a time when farmers, agricultural associations, corporations, universities, governmentt agencies, and countless others across America gather to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by American agriculture. The Lawrence County Farm Bureau will present the Lawrence County commissioners with an Ag Day Proclomation, proclaming March 17-23 as National Ag Wee...

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Keeping land in agriculture through CAUV

Published Feb. 19, 2013

Paul Harrison, Ohio Farm Bureau state trustee from Fostoria, recently spoke at a county Farm Bureau membership kick-off meeting and talked about the importance of CAUV.  Harrison shared what CAUV is, gives a real-life example of tax savings and shares why Farm Bureau membership is important in protecting the CAUV program. Another reason to be a Farm Bureau member is the upcoming CAUV online meetin...

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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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