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2014 Farm Bill Meetings

Published Aug. 8, 2014

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...

Straight From The Heart Women's Wellness Event

Published Jun. 10, 2014

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 ...

Two County High School Students Participate in Ohio Youth Capitol Challenge

Published Mar. 25, 2014

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...

$200 to one exceptional teacher!

Published Feb. 18, 2014

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 teacherís use of agriculture in their curriculum during the school year. At our county annual meeting in September the chosen teacher will re...

Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau Takes Home Awards!

Published Dec. 9, 2013

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 Presidentís 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...

Lahmers Elected To Ohio Farm Bureau Board

Published Dec. 9, 2013

Jerry Lahmers of Newcomerstown has been elected District 13 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He will serve on the 26 member board, governing the stateís most influential farm organization. Lahmers will represent the interests of Farm Bureau members from Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas counties. Lahmers will fill the board seat previously held by Kim Davis of Carrollt...

Set your calendars for November 12 - CAUV online meeting

Published Oct. 31, 2013

Current Agricultural Use Valuation Meeting Set - Landowners in 23 counties with property enrolled in the Current Agricultural Use Valuation program (CAUV) will once again see a rise in CAUV values, likely increasing what they pay in taxes. Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) members are encouraged to attend an online meeting to hear OFBF Director of Legal Education Leah Curtis explain the program a...

It's That Time Again! Annual Meeting!

Published Aug. 12, 2013

We're gearing up for the annual meeting of members on Wednesday, September 4th at Union Hill United Methodist Church in Sugarcreek. The annual meeting is a time when we all come together and recognize those who have made the year successful and vote on policies to be sent to Ohio Farm Bureau for the December delegation vote. The Annual Meeting theme is "Food for Thought". Cost per person is $12 fo...

Ag in the City 2013

Published May. 21, 2013

Friday, June 14, 2013 at Tuscora Park - Family Event and FREE admission! Itís time to experience a day on the farm with your family! The event will be held Friday, June 14 from 5pm Ė 8:30pm at Tuscora Park in New Philadelphia. Numerous childrenís activities will be on site including a Kiddie Tractor Pull, Pony rides, Face Painting, All-A-Flutter Butterfly Exhibit, and an Archery Activity. There wi...

Kids at the Grill!

Published Apr. 26, 2013

Bring your kids or grandkids to learn grilling! 'Kids at the Grill!" will be held May 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the County Fairgrounds. The hands-on grilling and sampling experience sponsored by Harvest Barn with Chef Matthew Ridgeway for kids age 9-13 costs only $5. Participation is limited!! Call the Farm Bureau office for a registration at 330.339.7211 or click on the registration form ...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Michele Specht

Mailing Address:
2146 E. High Ave.
New Philadelphia, OH 44663




Office Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

$65 per year for a family membership

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