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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 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...

Pickaway County delegates to the OFBF Annual Meeting.

Pickaway County farmers serve as delegates to the OFBF Annual Meeting

Published Dec. 9, 2010

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...

Metzger Selected to Participate in Intensive Agricultural Leadership Program

Published Oct. 5, 2010

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...

Legislative Roundtable September 15

Published Sep. 9, 2010

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...

Drive in the Country” Farm Tour, Sunday, Oct 3, 2010

Published Aug. 18, 2010

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...

Win Free Breakfast for a Year

Published Jul. 22, 2010

Ohio’s Farmers Offer “Free Breakfast for a Year” Promotion starts July 19, 2010 at www.FarmersFeedUS.org Columbus, Ohio (July 19, 2010) –Ohio farmers and Ohio-based Bob Evans Farms are teaming up to provide two Ohio families with “Free Breakfast for a Year.”* Beginning today, Ohio residents can register at www.FarmersFeedUS.org to win one of two grand prizes of “Free Breakfast for a Year” at Bob E...

Ohio Farm Bureau at the 2010 Ohio State Fair

Published Jul. 8, 2010

Come support Ohio Farm Bureau at the 2010 Ohio State Fair!   You will have the opportunity to work with:    -Kids    -Puppies    -Chicks and Ducklings    -More than 350,000 annual guests that need to hear about Ohio agriculture    -People from many different backgroundsYour time matters!      We need your help to spread the word about Ohio agriculture! What you will get in return:    -Free admitta...

Pickaway Heritage & Antique Tractor Festival June 12 & 13

Published Jun. 8, 2010

Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13, 2010 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Heritage demonstrations, antique tractor show, farm toy show, live traditional music, food, vendors and activities for children. Held the second Saturday and Sunday of June, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm at the Pickaway County Fairgrounds, 415 Lancaster Pike-USR 22 East, Circleville. Call the Pickaway County Welcome Center for more information a...

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