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Pictured are Kevin Pfleger, Maggie Stegman, Barb Pfleger, and O.D. Kim Harless

Scholarship Recipient Announced

Published Jun. 10, 2014

The Scioto County Farm Bureau and Pfleger Insurance Agency-Kevin Pfleger have announced the winner of their $500 scholarship. Margaret Stegman is the daughter of Jeff and Nancy Stegman and a graduate of Wheelersburg High School.  Maggie will be attending Ohio State University and majoring in Food Science and Technology.  We wish her good luck!...

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CAUV values up? Here's why

Published Jun. 10, 2014

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 ...

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Something Tasty from the Farm Bureau Office!

Published Jun. 10, 2014

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!...

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OD Kim Harless along with Scioto Board Trustees present baskets to commissioners for National Ag Week Recently

Commissioners Declare March 23-30 as National Ag Week in Scioto County

Published Mar. 26, 2014

Recently the Scioto County Commissiners signed a proclamation declaring March 23-30 as National Ag Week.  The Scioto County Farm Bureau Board Members presented each commissioner with a basket filled with locally grown and made items....

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2014 Scholarship Applications Available

Published Mar. 3, 2014

The 2014 Scioto County Farm Bureau/Pfleger Insurance-Kevin Pfleger Scholarship Applications are now available to any high school senior from any Scioto County local school. The applications are available online, or available at the Farm Bureau office, 231 Broadway Street, Jackson.  For more information please call the Farm Bureau office at 800-777-9226...

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Drainage and Water Laws

Published Jan. 22, 2014

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...

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Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV)

Published Jan. 22, 2014

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...

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Ohio's Line Fence Laws

Published Jan. 22, 2014

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....

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Ohio Dog Laws

Published Jan. 22, 2014

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...

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Worker's Comp Safety Meeting Date Set

Published Jan. 21, 2014

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...

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