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County Official Farm Tour 2014

Published Oct. 1, 2014

The Washington County Farm Bureau recently hosted a County Official Farm Tour for invited county officials and guests.  The tour began at Zimmer View Dairy and then traveled to Al and Jean Miller’s farm for a beef tour and catered luncheon. The tour provided an opportunity for guests to learn about the importance of the agricultural industry in Washington County....

The gavel of the president was transferred from Ralph Coffman(right) to new president Allen Clark (left).

Annual Meeting Well Attended

Published Sep. 29, 2014

President Ralph Coffman conducted the Washington County Farm Bureau annual meeting of members on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 at the Washington County Career Center, Marietta.  At this meeting the members voted on proposed policies and selected Trustees for the Board of Trustees as well as Delegates to the Ohio Farm Bureau 2015 Annual Meeting. Hugh Coffman was awarded the Hall of Fame award while Dean ...


Shale and You: Pipeline Easements and Gas Royalties for Landowners

Published Aug. 27, 2014

WHAT: Pipeline Easements & Gas Royalties WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 TIME: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. WHERE: Ohio University Eastern Auditorium, 45425 National Rd W., St. Clairsville, OH  43950 PRESENTERS & PRESENTATIONS IMPLICATIONS OF PIPELINE EASEMENTS : Mark Landefeld, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Ohio State University Extension, Monroe County and Mike Lloyd, Extensi...


Make Your Reservation Now - Annual Meeting is next Tuesday, Sept. 23

Published Aug. 5, 2014

The Washington County Farm Bureau will hold its annual meeting of members Tuesday, Sept. 23, at Washington County Career Center, Marietta.  A candidate reception will be held at 6:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m.  At this meeting the members will vote on proposed policies, and select Trustees for the Board of Trustees as well as Delegates to the Ohio Farm Bureau 2015 Annual Meeting.  Policy issues in...


Workers' Comp Billing System Update

Published Jul. 8, 2014

Deadlines are changing and additional savings are expected.  BWC is changing the way it bills for workers’ compensation coverage to better serve Ohio employers.  For decades, the agency has billed for employer premiums after-the-fact. It will begin billing in advance of coverage starting July 1, 2015 for private employers and Jan. 1, 2016 for public employers. This change will align BWC with stand...


Meeting held with Representative Andy Thompson

Published Jul. 7, 2014

July 2, 2014, a meeting was held with local Farm Bureau leaders and State Representative Andy Thompson.  Topics for discussion included severance tax, Muskingum watershed assessment and other current issues....


Food Preservation Workshops

Published Jul. 2, 2014

The Ohio State University Extensions of Noble County and Monroe County are offering food preservation workshops. Food preservation has made a comeback!  Learn how to safely and easily can, freeze, and dry foods at home for year-round goodness! Canning Basics: This free class will provide a basic overview of home canning.  Handouts provided.  All attendees will be entered to win a door prize. <...


Blueberries at Kilgore Farm

Published Jul. 2, 2014

The day is finally here.  Kilgore Farm will open for blueberry picking at 9 a.m., Monday, July 7.  They look forward to seeing their old friends and making new friends.  After a long cold winter they are thankful for a good crop of blueberries. Address:  Kilgore Farm, 56448 Kilgore Rd, Bellaire, OH  43906. Phone:  740-671-9226 Hours for the month of July are 9 a.m. until dark, Monday thru Saturday...


Farm Safety Day for Farming Communities, Saturday, July 26, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Published Jun. 30, 2014

In collaboration with our partners, Washington Soil and Water Conservation District will be hosting a farm safety day.  This event will enable youth and adults alike to become educated on the importance of agricultural safety.  Topics of interest include: Mock Rescue, Chemical Safety, Road Safety, OUPS, Scene Safety, Animal Safety, 911 Calls, and Barnyard Baby Safety.  Audience - Farm and agricul...


Beware of Financial Liabilities When Purchasing a Gas Well

Published Jun. 16, 2014

Landowners who take ownership of gas wells on their property need to make sure the benefits outweigh the financial liabilities, says Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Director of Energy Policy Dale Arnold.  Arnold has been working with Farm Bureau members in eastern Ohio on whether purchasing wells on their property makes financial sense. Arnold said farmers have been buying these exempt domestic wells ...

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Betsy Anderson

Mailing Address:
100 Colonel Drive
Barnesville, OH 43713




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