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Shale and You: Pipeline Easements and Gas Royalties for Landowners

Published Aug. 27, 2014

WHAT: Pipeline Easements & Gas Royalties WHEN: Thursday, September 11, 2014 TIME: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. WHERE: Ohio University Eastern Auditorium, 45425 National Rd W., St. Clairsville, OH  43950 PRESENTERS & PRESENTATIONS IMPLICATIONS OF PIPELINE EASEMENTS : Mark Landefeld, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Ohio State University Extension, Monroe County and Mike Lloyd, Ext...

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What Can Local Communities Do to Protect Their Water Resources?

Published Aug. 20, 2014

Thursday, Aug. 28, at 6:30 p.m., a public meeting will be held at the Barnesville Library Annex, 600 North Chestnut St., Barnesville.  The purpose of this meeting is to inform area residents of strategies to protect their water resources. Presenters will include Nathan Johnson representing the Ohio Environmental Council and Dr. Julie Weatherington Rice from the consulting firm Bennett and Williams...

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Monroe County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

Published Aug. 5, 2014

President Linda Schaefer conducted the Monroe County Farm Bureau annual meeting of members on Monday, August 4, 2014, at Laings Community Center.  At this meeting the members voted on proposed policies and selected Trustees for the Board of Trustees as well as Delegates to the Ohio Farm Bureau 2015 Annual Meeting.  Policy issues included wildlife concerns, animal welfare, oil and gas issues and C...

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Workers' Comp Billing System Update

Published Jul. 8, 2014

Deadlines are changing and additional savings are expected.  BWC is changing the way it bills for workers’ compensation coverage to better serve Ohio employers.  For decades, the agency has billed for employer premiums after-the-fact. It will begin billing in advance of coverage starting July 1, 2015 for private employers and Jan. 1, 2016 for public employers. This change will align BWC with stand...

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Foor Preservation Workshops

Published Jul. 2, 2014

The Ohio State University Extensions of Noble County and Monroe County are offering food preservation workshops. Food preservation has made a comeback!  Learn how to safely and easily can, freeze, and dry foods at home for year-round goodness! Canning Basics: This free class will provide a basic overview of home canning.  Handouts provided.  All attendees will be entered to win a door prize. <...

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Blueberries at Kilgore Farm

Published Jul. 2, 2014

The day is finally here.  Kilgore Farm will open for blueberry picking at 9 a.m., Monday, July 7.  They look forward to seeing their old friends and making new friends.  After a long cold winter they are thankful for a good crop of blueberries. Address:  Kilgore Farm, 56448 Kilgore Rd, Bellaire, OH  43906. Phone:  740-671-9226 Hours for the month of July are 9 a.m. until dark, Monday thru Saturday...

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Beware of Financial Liabilities When Purchasing a Gas Well

Published Jun. 16, 2014

Landowners who take ownership of gas wells on their property need to make sure the benefits outweigh the financial liabilities, says Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Director of Energy Policy Dale Arnold.  Arnold has been working with Farm Bureau members in eastern Ohio on whether purchasing wells on their property makes financial sense. Arnold said farmers have been buying these exempt domestic wells ...

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Monroe County Fair August 18-23

Published May. 30, 2014

Monroe County Fair Dates:  August 18-23 Location:  State Route 26, Woodsfield, Ohio...

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County President Trip to DC

Published Mar. 21, 2014

Guernsey County President, Milt Durben attended the county president trip to Washington D.C. along with Washington County President, Ralph Coffman and Monroe County Vice President, Pat Hulsey....

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Scholarship winners!

Published Mar. 6, 2014

Congratulations to our 2014 Monroe County Farm Bureau Memorial Scholarship recipients.   Wilma Christman Memorial Scholarship: Eric Ward, Jerusalem Charles Alleman Memorial Scholarship:  Chelsie Tewanger, Lower Salem Paul Hinderlong Memorial Scholarship:  Michelle Dick, Woodsfield We wish you all continued success!  ...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Betsy Anderson

Mailing Address:
100 Colonel Drive
Barnesville, OH 43713

Phone:
740-425-3681

Fax:
740-425-3667

Email:
monroe@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Mon. Tues.Wed. Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thurs. 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon

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$60 per year for a family membership

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