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Scholarships!

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...

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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...

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Ohio Soybean Council Update Meetings

Published Jan. 16, 2012

Whatís 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 Whatís 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...

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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...

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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...

CAUV Meeting

Published Jan. 9, 2012

The Pickaway County Farm Bureau will be hosting an informational meeting concerning the Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) program. Pickaway County Auditor Melissa Betz along with Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Local Affairs Larry Gearhardt will be on hand to discuss recent and uppcoming changes being proposed to Ohio's CAUV program. This meeting is open to the public. When: Tuesday, January ...

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On the Farm with Steve Stivers

Published Dec. 27, 2011

The Pickaway County Farm Bureau would like to invite you to join us in the first public policy event of the year. One of our goals is to give our members events to learn more about our government as well as to have their opinions heard by those representing us in the legislature. Congressman Steve Stivers is coming to Pickaway County and wants to talk with the local agriculture community about th...

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Support Animals for Life Foundation by going to UNO this weekend!

Published Dec. 8, 2011

Visit UNO Chicago Grill restaurants in Pickerington (1720 Hill Road) and Dublin (5930 Britton Parkway,Tuttle Crossing) Dec. 16 through 18 to help the Animals for Life Foundation a raise a little dough. Both restaurants will give up to 20 percent of your receipt to support the Foundation. Please print the certificate and give it to your server. Certificates are also available on the Foundationís we...

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Annual Meeting

Published Dec. 6, 2011

Pickaway County Farm Bureau sent three members to the Ohio Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Nov. 30- Dec. 2. These three members made up part of the delegates that discussed issues and code as well as voted on the new policies for this fiscal year. Their efforts will lead the Ohio Farm Bureau into new decisions this coming year to help members all over the state!...

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Children's Safety Event

Published Nov. 18, 2011

Ross and Pickaway County Farm Bureaus are helping Nationwide Children's Hospital with a Children Safety event happening TOMORROW! If you have children and live on or near a farm, you should come visit us and learn all about safety. We will have booths set up from several vendors including the American Red Cross, FFA Chapters, Adena Hospital and many more! There will be refreshments supplied by Hir...

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