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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...


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...

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...


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...


It's TAX Time! Why not let your Farm Bureau Membership save you a little $

Published Feb. 13, 2013

A great member benefit of Farm Bureau is saving money! And who doesn't love to save money? It the time of year again to start filing your income tax returns! One member benefit that some people may not know about, or may have forgotten about is that you can save $35 on your tax preparation! Just print out the coupon and take it with you when you file your taxes!...


Online CAUV meeting Feb. 27

Published Feb. 7, 2013

Landowners enrolled in Ohio’s Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) program may have noticed their CAUV values increasing along with their taxes in recent years.What’s the cause? How is this determined? What can you do about it? -- There are a lot of questions, confusion and misconceptions surrounding the program.Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Legal Education Leah Curtis will answer these questi...

Make the Winning Membership Shot!

Membership Campaign Kick-Off

Published Jan. 15, 2013

It's that time of year again!  The 2013 memberhsip campaign will kick-off with a Multi-County kickoff set for Thurday, January 24, 2013 at the Jackson High School-- 500 Vaughn Street, Jackson, Ohio 45640.  This event will be held in the commons area and begin at 6:30 p.m.  If you would like to be part of this year's membership campaign, please call our office at 1-800-777-9226....

Board President Margaret Reid and board member Jackson Wiseman presenting the humane society with their donation

Farm Bureau makes donation to local animal shelter

Published Jan. 15, 2013

At a recent board meeting, the Lawrence County Farm Bureau made a motion to make a donation to the local humane society.  Board President Margaret Reid purchased numerous supplies to give to the humane society.  This donation included cleaning supplies and blankets. ...


Farm Bureau partners with Sam's Club

Published Jan. 14, 2013

Recently Sam's Club and the Lawrence County Farm Bureau forged a partnership to give their members an added bonus for renewing their membership.  If you are a Farm Bureau member, and you renew your membership to Sam's Club or you sign up to become a member of Sam's Club, Sam's Club will give you a $10.00 gift card redeemable at any Sam's Club, or Walmart.  This is like getting $10.00 off of your m...

Presidnet Margaret Reid

Meet your President Margaret Reid

Published Nov. 12, 2012

Lawrence County Farm Bureau President Margaret Reid and her husband Bill have lived on their 78 acre farm since 1981. They raise beef cattle and bees.  They also sell beekeeping supplies and equipment.  After retiring from her job as a librarian, Margaret has more time to dedicate to her farm and her love of bees.   While she loves working on her farm and taking care of her animals, Margaret said ...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Kim Harless

Mailing Address:
231 Broadway Street
Jackson, OH 45640




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

$80 per year for a family membership

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