At the 2014 OFBF annual meeting, the delegates elected to change the membership category structure. Categories were added and the membership criteria was adjusted. At this year’s county annual meeting you will be asked to make code changes to your county’s code to accommodate this. In addition, the delegates chose to increase the portion of your dues that goes to OFBF to $60 (now $46) per year. Al...
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6 Ohio County Farm Bureaus Excel in National Contest – Six Ohio county Farm Bureaus have been chosen as winners in the 2015 American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) County Activities of Excellence Awards (CAE) program. They are the Champaign, Franklin, Gallia, Knox, Muskingum and Tuscarawas county Farm Bureaus. The CAE program showcases up to 24 of the top county Farm Bureau programs in the nation....
Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas County Farm Bureaus and the Ohio State University Extension in conjunction with Milleson Insurance Agency LLC, Dan Milleson will be holding a “Land as Your Legacy” educational meeting Oct. 23 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event will provide information on the estate and succession planning process for farmers and landowners. After putting everything into you...
Join Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas County Farm Bureaus for Straight From the Heart, an informative day of fun, learning and fellowship in the heart of Amish Country Oct. 4. Experts will share information on a variety of topics that matter most to women. The morning keynote speaker is Kim Davis. She resides with her husband Todd and their three children on an Angus and Simmental beef ...
Jerry Lahmers of Newcomerstown is serving as a member of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2014 policy development committee. The committee collects and organizes policy recommendations from county Farm Bureaus and presents the final policy suggestions to be voted on by OFBF’s delegate body at the annual meeting in December. During the committee’s first meeting, members heard background inf...
Ohio Farm Bureau, Farm Credit Mid-America, USDA Farm Service Agency, and Ohio State University Extension will host informational meetings on the 2014 Farm Bill throughout Ohio in August and September. The meetings will focus on how the changes in the 2014 Farm Bill will impact producers and their operations. Topics covered include an overview of programs and changes, deadlines and requirements and...
Join Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas County Farm Bureaus for Straight From the Heart, an informative day of fun, learning and fellowship in the heart of Amish Country. Experts will share information on a variety of topics that matter most to women. The morning keynote speaker is Kim Davis. She resides with her husband Todd and their three children on an Angus and Simmental beef cattle ...
Allison Kenney of Indian Valley High and Mathew Hursey of Newcomerstown High learned how to take action in the government process by participating in the Ohio Youth Capitol Challenge program. Sponsored by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, 4-H and FFA, the policy development program took place Feb. 18-19 in Columbus. Part of the program included breakfast at the Statehouse where the students met with st...
The Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau is excited to announce that we will again be sponsoring an Outstanding Educator Award. This award is open to educators who teach in the Tuscarawas County school system. One school teacher will receive this award based on the teacher’s use of agriculture in their curriculum during the school year. At our county annual meeting in September the chosen teacher will re...
Here's the breakdown on the awards given at the OFB Annual Meeting last week. Note: Tuscarawas County is listed multiple times! Butler, Carroll, Paulding and Tuscarawas counties were named President’s Award winners in the 2013 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) County Achievement Awards program. The program honors outstanding local programming in Communications, Food and Animal Issues, Organizatio...
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