Recently Pike County Farm Bureau hosted more than 400 3rd grade students at the Pike County Fairgrounds. This was a fun-filled day of learning, complete with a hayride, learning about seat belt safety and seeing all types of animals! The students all get a free T-shirt to take home as well. Farm Bureau would like to thank the following sponsors: Corporate Sponsor-Southern Ohio Medical Center. T-S...
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The Pike County Farm Bureau recently sat down with County Leaders to discuss what is going on in the community and give the Public Policy Committee Policy Suggestions to be voted on at the Annual Meeting, and then go onto the OFBF Annual Meeting. The board trustees also prepared breakfast for the meeting!...
by Leah Curtis On Feb. 28, the Ohio Department of Taxation held its annual public hearing presenting the calculated 2014 Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) soil values. These values will be applied to CAUV property in counties where a reappraisal or update occurs in 2014 and will show up on those landowners' tax bills in January 2015. Once again, it appears soil values are likely to double ...
Want something different than the boring old pasta salad? Try this recipe from County Office Administrator Sheila Kilgour! 1 box linguine, noodles broken in half 1 small bottle zesty Italian dressing 1/2 bottle McCormick's Salad Supreme 3-4 small green onions chopped 2 cucumbers chopped 2 tomatoes chopped Cook linguine, and let cool completely. Mix in rest of ingredients and enjoy!...
ecently the Pike County Commissiners signed a proclamation declaring March 23-30 as National Ag Week. The Pike County Farm Bureau Board Members presented each commissioner with a basket filled with locally grown and made items....
Water is one of the main components in a farm. Ohio farmers struggle with water issues throughout the year, whether having too much water due to excessive rain fall and ineffective drainage or too little water due to drought or interference with moving water. Either way, water is a necessity that is needed by all. For more information about Drainage and Water Laws please contact the Farm Bureau...
If you own property and use if for farming or Agriculture, then you probably have heard about CAUV. This program was designed to follow the farm economy; resulting in higher values in times of prosperity and lowered values if the farm economy falters. Even as CAUV values increase; landowners typically still see a significant discount from fair market value if enrolled in the CAUV program. To re...
Did you know that there are specific laws for landowners regarding line fence laws? Some may not know that there are laws regarding noxious weeds, removing a partition fence, or even new fences! To read more line fence laws click here....
There are many dog laws that some of you may not be aware of. Did you know that any dog three months of age or older must be tagged? Would you know what rights you had if someone else's dog was attacking your livestock? The Ohio Farm Bureau has an informational pamphlet with all the dog laws that you should know as a dog owner, and a land owner!! Click here to see more dog laws for Ohio...
The Athens, Gallia, Jackson-Vinton,Lawrence,Meigs, Pike,and Scioto County Farm Bueraus will be holding a worker's compensation safty meeting. When: March 26, 2014 Where: OSU Extension Office (17 Standpipe Rd, Jackson, OH) If you participate in the OFBF/Comp Management Workers' Compensation program, your attendance at the safety seminar will meet your 2014 requirement. For questions please call the...
Organization Director:Kim Harless
Mailing Address:231 Broadway Street
Jackson, OH 45640
Office Hours:Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dues:$60 per year for a family membership
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