An article that the Wall Street Journal did on the Circleville Pumpkin Show! Great advertising for a great ag event! For most of the year, James River is a local dentist in Circleville, a small Ohio town. But this week, he'll close his office and take on another prominent full-time role: Pumpkin Show trustee. Jack Mader Robert Liggett and his wife, Jo, pose behind their award-winning ...
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Twenty select leaders and advocates recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) AgriPOWER Institute. The intensive, yearlong leadership training program was launched in 2008 to help farmers and agricultural professionals gain influence over public policy issues that impact their businesses. The graduates are Matt Bell, Muskingum County; Jake Bodimer, Gallia County; Shirlee Bostdor...
Pickaway County business and community leaders, as well as interested residents are invited to attend a special Oil & Gas Leasing Issues Briefing, sponsored by the Pickaway County Farm Bureau and the Fairfield County Farm Bureau. The briefing will be held at Ohio Christian University in the Science & Logistics Center in Circleville, Ohio on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 at 6:30 pm. The program wi...
James Bower is owner and president of Bower Trading, Inc., a full-service commodities futures and options brokerage firm specializing in trading the global agricultural markets. Bower has more than 30 years of experience in the commodities and futures business, and has been featured on Fox News, CNN, Wall Street Journal, US Farm Report, Bloomberg and many more. The Pickaway County Farm Bureau invi...
The Pickaway County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that it will be awarding schlarships up to $1,000 for the 2011-2012 academic year. The scholarships will be awardeded based on the number and quality of applications that are received. The deadline for entry is April 1, 2011. We would like to announce the recipients of the scholarships prior to high school graduation. The scholarships will be ...
The Miedema family of Miedema Dairy is featured in this month’s issue of Our Ohio magazine for their commitment and dedication to being a quality dairy producer. Readers will get an inside look at what it takes to run a successful dairy where approximately 8,000 gallons of milk are produced daily. The article explains why the Miedemas enjoy farming and living in Pickaway County; the challenges an...
Members of the Pickaway County Farm Bureau served as voting delegates during the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation held recently in Columbus. Delegates established policy for the state’s largest farm organization. Representing Pickaway County were: (Back Row L-R) Scott Metzger, Patty DeBruin - Southeast Womens' Trustee, John Torres - Organization Director, (Front Row L-R) Mar...
Williamsport resident Jamie Metzger is one of 20 farmers and agribusiness professionals selected by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) to participate in the 2010-2011 AgriPOWER program. Metzger is employed by Chillicothe City Schools as a high school science teacher. She is also involved in the family farm operation which consists of wheat, soybeans and corn. OFBF launched AgriPOWER in 2008 as...
The Pickaway County Farm Bureau is co-hosting the Pickaway County Legislative Summit next Wednesday, September 15 from 3:30 - 6:00 PM at Ohio Christian University with the Pickaway County Chamber of Commerce, Pickaway Progress Partnership and the Pickaway County Chapter of the AAUW. Candidates for State Representative, State Senate, and US Congress will be on hand to answer your questions and disc...
Save the Date - A Drive in the Country” Farm Tour, Sunday, Oct 3, 2010, 1-6pmEnjoy “A Drive in the Country” and see some of the huge variety of agriculture in southeastern Franklin County and nearby. About a half dozen farms/agriculture operations will open their doors so you can see what they do and talk to the farmers. This is a drive it yourself tour and you can choose which locations you wan...
Organization Director:Ashley Schappacher
Mailing Address:24633 U.S. Hwy 23 S
Circleville, OH 43113-9191
Office Hours:Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Dues:$66 per year for a family membership
- Working cooperatively on local issues
- Leadership development, networking, social gatherings
- Special savings from local businesses