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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!...


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...


Young Agriculture Professional Networking Luncheon

Published Nov. 17, 2011

Want to get the most out of your business Facebook page? Let Farm Bureau help you increase your productivity in Social Media while enjoying lunch and meeting new Agriculture Business professionals. † Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Hocking, Madison, Perry, Pickaway, Ross and Union Counties are providing you with a great opportunity to get involved, learn a lot and meet great people! † Dan Toland of...


Keeping up??

Published Nov. 16, 2011

Have you been able to keep up with what the Pickaway County Farm Bureau is doing? If not you should visit our Facebook page. Just go to our page through the link below and LIKE us. We will keep you updated on all the meetings, events and activities going on! facebook.com/PickawayCountyFB If you would like us to put other things on our webpage or Facebook page, let us know! We want to keep you in t...

Smashing Event: In This Small Town, Pumpkins Are a Big Deal

Published Oct. 24, 2011

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 ...

Jamie Metzger of Williamsport in Pickaway County

Metzger Graduates from Agricultural Leadership Program

Published Apr. 14, 2011

Twenty select leaders and advocates recently graduated from Ohio Farm Bureau Federationís (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...


Feb. 28 Briefing Highlights Issues Concerning Oil & Gas Leasing

Published Feb. 21, 2011

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, Owner & President of Bower Trading, Inc.

Risk Management Meeting with Bower Trading Feb. 28, 2011

Published Feb. 21, 2011

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...

2011 Pickaway County Farm Bureau Scholarship recipients with Mark Ruff, County President

Pickaway County Farm Bureau Releases 2011 Scholarship Application

Published Feb. 14, 2011

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 ...

Andy and Itske Miedema, dair farmers from Pickaway County

Our Ohio Magazine Features Pickaway County's Miedema Family

Published Feb. 3, 2011

The Miedema family of Miedema Dairy is featured in this monthís 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...

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