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Farmland Preservation Seminar Dec. 12

Published Oct. 29, 2013

Interested in permanently protecting your farm so that you and future generations can keep farming? If so, Three Valley Conservation Trust will present the Who, What, Where, and How of the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Office of Farmland Preservation Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program (LAEPP) on Dec. 12 at 7 pm at the Preble County Educational Service Center, located at 597 Hillcrest ...

Meet your new trustees named to MCFB board

Published Oct. 7, 2013

Latham Farley- I was born and raised in Mississippi, graduated from Mississippi State University with a degree in Biology.  Was looking for a job and found a temporary one in Lexington, KY working on a horse farm.  Found a more permanent one with OSU Extension as an Ag Agent and later started with FSA.  I am currently County Executive Director for FSA in Shelby County.  Also, my wife and I are on ...

Rita Warner completes term but remains membership chairman

Published Oct. 7, 2013

Rita has been a Farm Bureau member for more than 40 years. During that time Rita has been a vital contributor to the Farm Bureau youth camp for over 30 of those years. Rita has served as an Ohio Farm Bureau delegate for more than eight years. She has served terms totaling more than 15 years as a Montgomery County Board Member. For more than 20 years, Rita has served as the Membership Chairman for ...

2013Scholarship winners - L/R Forrest Black, Ellie Kozarec, Kathryn Simon. Pictured with fair King and Queen

Scholarship Winners Announced

Published Sep. 3, 2013

Forrest Black son of Jerry and Linda Black of Union, is the first $1,500 scholarship winner. Black is a 2012 Milton Union graduate and attends Wright State and majors in athletic training. He has a goal of owning and operating his own business in the future. Congratulations Forrest! The second $1,500 recipient is Ellie Kozarec son of Mark Kozarec of Germantown and Mary Bennett also of Germantown. ...

Gabe and Family

Gabe Wetzel to donate pig auction sell proceeds to ALS Association

Published Aug. 26, 2013

Something extra special is going on at this year's fair. Gabe Wetzel, a Montgomery county 4-Her and farm bureau member has faced many obstacles; he was born with Cerebral Palsy, development delay and Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome. Now wanting to help his mother, Susan who has been diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease-ALS and has been receiving help from The ALS Association Central and Southern Ohi...

Ohio Livestock Coalition Annual Meeting

Published Aug. 23, 2013

The role Ohio’s agriculture community plays in meeting customer expectations for social responsibility, building consumer trust and planning for the future will lead the discussion at the 2013 Ohio Livestock Coalition (OLC) Annual Meeting and Industry Symposium. The meeting will be held on September 6 at the Conference Center at Northpointe in Lewis Center, Ohio, off Route 23 just north of 270. ...

Learning Tree- Autumn Fest Sept. 28

Published Aug. 15, 2013

Autumn Fest   Fun for the whole family Saturday Sept. 28 10 a.m to 4 p.m Don't miss this year’s Autumn Fest. Join Learning Tree Farm and Montgomery Soil and Water Conservation District for this family friendly full day of children activities, farm animals, garden tours, exhibits, trails walks and other farm demonstrations. It will be the most exciting one yet. Admission and all activities are fre...


Water and Drainage helpful information

Published Aug. 1, 2013

The recent amount of rainfall makes Farm Bureau well aware of how much our members rely upon good drainage and how frustrating it can be when that drainage is not operating properly. Drainage and water issues are typically governed by case law. Ohio case law follows the reasonable use rule, which means that a landowner may make a reasonable use of their land even though the flow of water could be ...

Fair Barn Games Aug 31

Published Aug. 1, 2013

Montgomery County Farm Bureau BARN GAMES at the Montgomery County Fair Saturday, Aug. 31 Straw bale toss, needle in the hay stack, sack races, three legged race, group games. Games will begin 1 hour after the conclusion of the cattle show. KIDDIE TRACTOR PULL Ages 3-8 Sunday Sept. 1– 4 p.m Registration– look for us in front of the swine barn., approximately one hour before the event. Sept. 2–Sale ...

Montgomery County to hold Annual Meeting

Published Aug. 1, 2013

You are officially invited to the Montgomery County Annual Meeting. September 23rd at 6:30pm. If you have never been to the Annual Meeting we encourage you to join us this year and learn more about what our organization is doing in the county. All Farm Bureau Members are welcome and the cost is only $10 per person. Reservations are due in to the office by Sept.19. The registration form is below. T...

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