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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 Federationís (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 Presidentís 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 AuditÖ

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...

New Farm Bureau Membership Benefits!!!

Published Jun. 14, 2012

Three member businesses have added benefits to your savings! Davis Radiator Shop at 1840 N Water St Uhrichsville is offering 10% off air conditioning services to Farm Bureau member cardholders. A longtime family owned business near Uhrichsville, their phone number is 740.922.4285. Sammy Sue's BBQ - located in Dover at 237 Front St is offering 10% off entire purchase (dine in only). Their number is...

Policy Development in Action! We need YOU!

Published Jun. 6, 2012

It's that time of year again -the time when we ask for input into policy from our members. There will be a luncheon meeting on Monday, June 25th at the Dover Comfort Inn at 11:30. Lunch will be catered. There is no cost for attending - we just ask that you call the office to reserve a meal. We will have resource people from around the county helping us with issues and concerns which need attention...

Set your calendars for Tuesday, August 21st - Annual Meeting

Published Jun. 6, 2012

Tuesday, August 21st is the date set for the County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting, to be held at JIM's Place in New Philadelphia. There will be a 'Meet the Candidate' hour prior to the dinner/meeting. New members will be recognized as well as membership volunteers and other county leaders. Schumaker Farms will be catering a delicious meal. Watch your July newsletter, this website or 'like' us on Face...

"Lunchbox Book" has a wonderful message....

Published Jun. 6, 2012

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture presented its fifth annual Book of the Year award to Chris Butterworth for "How Did That Get In My Lunchbox? The Story of Food." The book shows young readers how each ingredient made its journey to their lunchbox. Illustrations, by Lucia Gaggiotti, highlight many aspects of farming and include information on food safety and nutrition. The foundat...

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