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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!...

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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...

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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....

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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. ...

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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...

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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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President Margaret Reid and Husband Bill

President Margaret Reid at Lawrence County SWCD

Published Nov. 12, 2012

Lawrence County President Margaret Reid and her husband Bill recently set up at the Lawrence County SWCD to display their honey and products....

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Lina Fuller and Sharon Evans with a group of home schooled children teaching them how to can

Home Schooled Children Learn How to Can

Published Nov. 12, 2012

Recently Board Member Linda Fuller, and Vice President Sharon Evans taught a group of home schooled children how to can tomatoes.  This was a fun learning experience for the children.  The board members look forward to teaching more classes on canning and plan to do another class in the spring.  These classes are held at the Mamre Baptist Church in Lawrence County....

'Our Ohio' Magazine Spotlights County President

Published Sep. 20, 2012

Those interested in learning about the advantages and challenges involved with beekeeping should read the latest issue of Our Ohio magazine. This month’s issue features Reid’s Apiary and Bee-tique, a business started by Margaret and Bill Reid more than 30 years ago on their 78-acre farm in Willow Wood. The Reids started out with one hive and now have 25.  A large portion of their livelihood comes ...

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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

  • Member Benefits

  • Working cooperatively on local issues
  • Leadership development, networking, social gatherings
  • Special savings from local businesses
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