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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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 state’s 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...
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...
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...
Friday, June 14, 2013 at Tuscora Park - Family Event and FREE admission! It’s time to experience a day on the farm with your family! The event will be held Friday, June 14 from 5pm – 8:30pm at Tuscora Park in New Philadelphia. Numerous children’s 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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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