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Pipeline Information

ET Rover Pipeline Informational Meeting Held

Published Feb. 18, 2015

  County Farm Bureau leaders from Belmont, Monroe, and Noble counties met recently with representatives of the Rover Pipeline.  The Rover Pipeline is a 42-inch line coming through Belmont and Monroe Counties from North to South with a spur line into Noble County.  The Rover representatives shared information on the reclamation of property, the site maps and answered questions.  Construction is exp...

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Successful 2015 Kickoff

Published Feb. 9, 2015

  Monroe County Farm Bureau officially kicked-off the 2015 membership campaign on January 26, at Meadowbrook High School, Byesville. Approximately 180 people attended the multi-county event to plan and organize their campaigns. At the event, volunteers were provided with the materials and support needed to carry out the membership drive. The kick-off also reviewed Farm Bureau’s accomplishments fro...

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2015 Polaris Sportsman ETX

Sign a member to earn tickets for chance to win!!

Published Jan. 13, 2015

For each member you sign, new or renew, you will receive a ticket to be entered in a drawing to win this 2015 Polaris Sportsman ETX. Any member you sign now through March 16, 2015, will make you eligible for a ticket in the drawing. Tickets will be limited to 1,000 in the drawing.  Drawing will be held March 17, 2015.  Start signing those members now!!  ...

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Earn these signs!

Signs for Signing Members

Published Jan. 13, 2015

Sign one member, new or renewal and be awarded a "Proud FB Member Lives Here" sign. Sign 5 new members and earn a FB Personalized "Feeding Families" aluminum sign. Start signing those members today!  ...

Multi County Kickoff & Dinner, Monday, January 26, 6 p.m.

Published Jan. 12, 2015

The Monroe County Farm Bureau will conduct a membership rally Monday, Jan. 26, 6 p.m., at Meadowbrook High School, Byesville, OH.  The party will include dinner, prizes, and entertainment.  Reservations are required.  The speaker for the evening will be Dr. Larry Antosch, Senior Director of Policy Development and Environmental Policy, OFBF. “Everyone is invited to attend,” said Linda Schaefer, Mon...

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Representing Monroe County Farm Bureau

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting

Published Jan. 5, 2015

Monroe County Farm Bureau members represented their organization during the 96th annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation held recently in Columbus.    Delegates established the organization’s policies on state and federal issues of importance to farmers and all Ohioans.   The delegates, elected by their home counties, represent the interests of all farmers regardless of size of operation...

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2015 Young Ag Professionals Leadership Experience Jan. 30 - 31

Published Nov. 19, 2014

Attention Monroe County Young Ag Professional Farm Bureau members ages 18-35!!  Monroe County Farm Bureau will pay 75% of the cost for you to attend the conference!  Total cost of the conference is $150 for an individual and $200 per couple.   That is a savings of $112.50 for an individual and $150.00 for a couple! Registration for the January 30 & 31, 2015 Conference is due by Friday, Decembe...

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More fertilizer certification classes scheduled

Published Nov. 19, 2014

by Amy Beth Graves Ohio State University Extension has added more fertilizer certification classes for farmers. Under Senate Bill 150, anyone who applies fertilizer on more than 50 acres must be certified by 2017. Ohio Farm Bureau has set an aggressive goal of having all farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin certified by Earth Day 2015. That April 22 date is more than two years before the state r...

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Leadership: Share the Vision

Published Oct. 22, 2014

Organization Director Betsy Anderson and Chip Nelson, Communications Specialist OFBF conducted a very successful 5 county leadership training program recently at Mid East Career Center.  Farm Bureau Trustees and Team Leaders from Belmont, Guernsey, Monroe, Noble and Washington counties shared dinner and then learned of various leadership roles and responsibilities and how to make our county progra...

Monroe County Board of Trustees 2014-2015

Published Oct. 15, 2014

Monroe County Board of Trustees meets the 1st Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at Ackerman's Nationwide Office, Woodsfield. President--Linda Schaefer, Beallsville; Vice President--Dennis Ward, Jerusalem Stephen Burkhart, Woodsfield; Earnest Hulsey, New Matamoras; Eric Moore, Jerusalem; Jeff Rich, Beallsville; Dale Riggenbach, Sardis; Diana Riggenbach, Sardis;  Donald Riggenbach, Sardis; Stan Roby, J...

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