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Ag Outlook and Policy Meeting

Published Feb. 13, 2012

This annual series of meetings held throughout the state will stop in Pickaway County Feb. 28, 2012. This year's meeting will take place at the Science and Logistics Building on the campus of Ohio Christian University. Please see the attached flyer. Highlights: Barry Ward will update us on land and rent values as well as input costs for 2012 Dr. Matt Roberts will present grains outlook. Date: Feb....

Newsletter - Winter 2012

Published Feb. 9, 2012

The Pickaway County Farm Bureau sent out their Winter 2012 Newsletter. Attached is the electronic version!...

Members testing all of the chili!

Chili Cook-Off = Great Time

Published Jan. 27, 2012

Hocking and Pickaway County Farm Bureaus had their dual Chili Cook-Off - Membership Kick-Off on Thursday, Jan. 26 at the Laurelville Church of God. We had many volunteer members join us. Six of these members brought their chili to be in the Chili Cook-Off.  The chili was judged by all present on a people's choice ranking the top three. After the cook-off we announced the winners and proceeded into...

Annie’s Project: Risk Management Education for Women in Agriculture

Published Jan. 24, 2012

Annie's Project Mission: To empower farm women to be better business partners through networks and by managing and organizing critical information. See the attached flyer for more information on these workshops. The Pickaway County office of Ohio State University Extension will offer Annie's Project from Feb. 9 to March 8 at the Pickaway County Public Library. Registration deadline is Feb. 2, 2012...


Video Contest - Pickaway Agriculture!

Published Jan. 19, 2012

HOW IT WORKS - For the Youth of Pickaway County! Feb. 1, 2012 -- April 1, 2012 Contestants submit a 90-second to 120-second video of themselves and/or their organization showcasing agriculture in Pickaway County in a positive and informative manner. Contestants may submit multiple videos, but only one video per contestant may be named a finalist. All contestants must have permission of all persons...



Published Jan. 19, 2012

Pickaway County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that it will be awarding $1,000 in college scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year. Please see the attached application. The deadline for entry is April 1, 2012. The Ohio Ag Council also has some scholarship opportunities for Ohio students pursuing a degree in agriculuture. Up to five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded.  The deadline for en...


Chili Cook-Off Kick Off Time!

Published Jan. 17, 2012

Join the Pickaway County Farm Bureau for our Membership Kick-Off! Date: Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012 Time: 6:30 p.m. Place: Laurelville Church of God, 16457 SR 56, Laurelville Chili Cook-Off Enter your favorite version of Chili in the contest! Let us know with your reservation if you are bringing Chili. (Please bring enough for 10 people.) The competition will be for the Best Overall Chili. There will...


Ohio Soybean Council Update Meetings

Published Jan. 16, 2012

What’s Soy Doing for You? The Ohio Soybean Council and soybean checkoff will be hosting regional meetings in January for farmers and industry stakeholders across the state.  The What’s Soy Doing for You meetings will offer an update on soybean checkoff programs and initiatives, as well as regional issues that affect agriculture.Each meeting will include a keynote speaker about a local agricultural...


CAUV Meeting = Success!

Published Jan. 11, 2012

The Pickaway County Farm Bureau hosted a CAUV meeting on January 10th. The county auditor, Melissa Betz, and Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Local Affairs, Larry Gearhardt, made a presentation on the changes that will be happening this coming year.   We had over 100 individuals from Pickaway, Perry, Fairfield and other counties come out to benefit from this presentation. There were many wonderful que...


Representative Stivers Visit

Published Jan. 10, 2012

On Friday, Jan. 6, Rep. Steve Stivers came to Pickaway County to meet with the agricultural community. The congressman meet with over 40 of our members at Norm Dresbach's farm in Circleville. He meet with everyone individually and then did a group question and answer time. Our members had some really great questions. Steve answered questions about the upcoming 2012 Farm Bill. He also answered ques...

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