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James Bower, Owner & President of Bower Trading, Inc.

Risk Management Meeting with Bower Trading on February 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. James 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...

Erin Pigott was the recipient of the 2010 Ross County Farm Bureau Scholarship.

Ross County Farm Bureau Releases 2011 Scholarship Application

Published Feb. 14, 2011

The Ross County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce that it will be awarding two (2) $500 schlarships 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 dist...

Ross County Farm Bureau & Nationwide to hold estate planning meeting

Published Feb. 7, 2011

You are cordially invited to attend an Estate Planning Seminar sponsored by the Joel Gerber and the John Wilber Nationwide Insurance Agencies and the Ross County Farm Bureau. This seminar is designed to provide you with information on preparing your estate for the future, avoiding probate and much more. Estate Planning Attorney Ted Gudorf will be presenting this seminar and will be able to answer ...


Quail Management Workshop

Published Jan. 14, 2011

The Deer Creek Chapter of Pheasants Forever will be sponsoring a Quail Management Workshop on Tuesday March 1, 2011 at 5 PM. The workshop will be held at the Ross County Service Center in conference rooms B & D located at 475 Western Avenue, Chillicothe, OH. This workshop is also in partnership with Ohio Division of Wildlife, Ohio State University, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and US Dept. of...

Ross County Delegates to the Ohio Farm Bureau Annual Meeting.

Ross County farmers serve as delegates to state annual meeting

Published Dec. 9, 2010

Members of the Ross 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 Ross County were: (Back Row L-R) Mark Crosier, Patty DeBruin - Southeast Women's Trustee, John Torres - Organization Director, (Front Row L-R) Dwight Beery,...

Steve Hirsch of Chillicothe has been re-elected Vice President of the OFBF State Board of Trustees

Hirsch Re-Elected Vice President of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation

Published Dec. 9, 2010

Steve Hirsch of Chillicothe was re-elected first vice president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). It is his third term in the second highest elected office for Ohio's largest general farm organization. He also was re-elected to his fourth term as District 15 trustee, representing Farm Bureau members in Fairfield, Hocking, Pickaway and Ross counties. Hirsch is a long-time member of the Ros...

Ross County Sheriff George Lavender with Ross County Farm Bureau member Frank Clary.

Ross County Sheriff Supports Farm Bureau Reward Program

Published Mar. 12, 2010

The Ross County Sheriff’s Office and the Ross County Farm Bureau have partnered to promote the Ohio Farm Bureau’s $2,500 Reward Program. The Reward Program was created over 40 years ago to aid in the apprehension and conviction of individuals who have committed serious crimes against Farm Bureau members. “Farm Bureau is thrilled to have the support of Sheriff Lavender’s office,” said Frank Clary, ...

Ross County Farm Bureau volunteer, John Fuller, makes membership phone calls.

Ross County Phone-a-thon

Published Feb. 12, 2010

On Thursday, February 11, volunteers from the Ross County Farm Bureau conducted a membership phone-a-thon reminding members that it was time to renew their memberships for 2010. Local Nationwide Agent, John Wilber, hosted the group for the evening at his agency office. If you would like to renew your membership, you can do so right here at ofbf.org, or call the Ross County Farm Bureau office at 1-...

OFBF Senior Director of Local Affairs Larry Gearhardt will be discussing CAUV on March 4 at the Ross Co. Sevice Center.

Ross County CAUV Meeting

Published Feb. 5, 2010

The Ross County Farm Bureau will be hosting an informational meeting concerning the Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) program. Ross County Auditor Stephen Neal along with Ohio Farm Bureau Senior 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: Thursday, March 4,...

Ross Co FB Helps Establish FHFH Chapter

Published Jan. 13, 2010

Ohio deer hunters have donated more than 95,500 pounds of venison to local food banks so far this deer season, according to Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry (FHFH) and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Ross County farmers, hunters and meat processors who wish to help contribute to the efforts of ODNR and FHFH should contact Ross County FHFH Coordinator Don...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Ashley Schappacher

Mailing Address:
24633 U.S. Hwy 23 S
Circleville, OH 43113-9191




Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

$65 per year for a family membership

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