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Camp Meigs BBQ Bootcamp and Burnoff Coming

Published Apr. 8, 2013

BBQ popularity has hit Tuscarawas County! Put delicious meat together with a few educational opportunities, friendly competition, lots of family fun and we've got a Burnoff! A great way to work side by side with our consumers to promote safe, healthy delicious proteins in our diet, the Burnoff will be held May 3 and 4 at the Tuscarawas County Fairgrounds. Proceeds from the event will benefit Hospi...

NEW and EXPANDED CaseIH Program!!

Published Feb. 21, 2013

Farm Bureau members can now take advantage of Case IH equipment discounts thanks to a new membership value program. Eligible Farm Bureau members will receive an incentive discount – from $300 to $500 – when purchasing qualifying Case IH equipment from participating dealerships. The discount is stackable, meaning it can be used with other discounts, promotions, rebates or offers that may be provide...

Members Invited to Online CAUV Meeting

Published Feb. 14, 2013

Landowners enrolled in Ohio’s Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) program can learn about the factors behind recent higher CAUV values in an online meeting hosted by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). The Web session takes place Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. and is open to Farm Bureau members only. Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Legal Education Leah Curtis will explain how the CAUV program values pro...

Come see us at Taste of Tusc!

Published Feb. 12, 2013

The annual Taste of Tusc event will be Friday March 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 pm at Warther's Museum in Dover. You may sample wines from local wineries, foods, plus desserts and beers from our county while enjoying music by the Harp Brothers. Tuscarawas County Farm Bureau will be giving out samples of our Farmhouse Beef and Noodles. Tickets are $25 at Buehlers, Warther Museum, Tuscarawas CVB or online...


NEW Oil & Gas Briefing Topic

Published Jan. 22, 2013

We launched a new program in our series of Oil and Gas Briefings.  "Metering and Royalties Issues" covers how royalties are defined in various types of leases, as well as explores basic metering technology used by the industry. The program is designed to help landowners follow how their royalties are determined from the well, through refining/marketing, and to their royalty checks. The first meeti...

Oil & Gas Older Leases - Tips from our own Dale Arnold

Published Jan. 17, 2013

With the recently renewed interest in oil and gas exploration in Ohio, many landowners with older leasing agreements on their properties are wondering what they should be doing with them. Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Energy Policy Dale Arnold shares a tip for these landowners in this interview with Communications Specialist Chip Nelson. Arnold also shares information about an upcoming online oil a...

Ohio Farm Bureau wins top award from American Farm Bureau!

Published Jan. 15, 2013

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) received the top honor for a state organization during the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 2013 annual meeting this week in Nashville, Tenn. OFBF was presented the Pinnacle Award, which recognizes outstanding accomplishments in programming and membership. Qualifying it for the Pinnacle Award, OFBF also received the President’s Award for superior prog...


County Fair Educators Breakfast

Published Oct. 16, 2012

Educators from all Tuscarawas County schools were invited to the show arena for breakfast on Thursday at the county fair. Approximately 50 were in attendance for a box breakfast prepared by the Cloverleaf Cafe. Participants also were encouraged to try and win a $400 Apple gift card for their school. All they had to do was milk a cow, and extract the most milk in 1 minute. During the contest, Steve...


Published Aug. 13, 2012

It's Annual Meeting time again! Tuscarawas County members will hold their annual meeting on Tuesday, August 21st at JIM's Place at 228 West High Avenue in New Philadelphia. Meet the Candidates reception will begin at 6 p.m. with the meal and meeting starting at 7 p.m. Reserve your seat by calling the Farm Bureau at 330.339.7211 right away. Cost per person is $10. This is where policy is set for th...

2012 Audit Committee at work

Fiscal Year End Audit…

Published Jul. 26, 2012

Audit committee members pictured are looking over the accounts for the 2011-2012 fiscal year. We operate on a July 1 through June 30 fiscal year. An audit is conducted every July by Farm Bureau members in the county office. A step by step process is utilized so committee members can cross check income and expenses. A very detailed audit worksheet is used which is developed by Ohio Farm Bureau. Pri...

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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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