Belmont County Farm Bureau and KFC/A&W Restaurant, Barnesville joined together Nov. 11 to provide a free meal to veterans in honor of the service they have given to our country.Read More
OSU Extension Ag and Natural Resources professionals help Ohioans create profitable, sustainable farms; ensure a clean environment; and take care of Ohio’s natural resources.
Here is the link for upcoming training and events for Belmont County Extension in ag and natural resources.
Click the graphic “Extension Calling” to take you to the podcast station.
Belmont County has a very diverse agricultural base. Total farm income derived from agricultural sales, is approximately $13 million. Dairy, beef, and sheep farms make up the majority of the livestock production. Crops consists mostly of hay and pasture production. Belmont County also produces many alternative crop enterprises. These include Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Production and Christmas Tree Production. Farm markets can be found throughout the county. Programs offered through the agricultural program include: Grazing Council Meetings, Pesticide Certifications, Forestry Workshops, and Horticulture Programs.
For more information, please feel free to contact ANR Education, Dan Lima at 740-695-1455.
I'm eternally grateful for the support Ohio Farm Bureau scholarships provided in helping me turn my dreams into reality.Available scholarships
I see the value and need to be engaged in the community I live in, to be a part of the decision-making process and to volunteer with organizations that help make our community better.Leadership development
With not growing up on a farm, I’d say I was a late bloomer to agriculture. I feel so fortunate that I found the agriculture industry. There are so many opportunities for growth.Growing our Generation
Labor has always been an issue, mainly because we are a seasonal operation. So that's a challenge finding somebody who only wants to work three months out of a year, sometimes up to six months.Business Solutions
Farm Bureau involvement has taught me how to grow my professional and leadership experience outside of the workforce and how to do that in a community-centric way.Young Ag Professionals program
If it wasn't for Farm Bureau, I personally, along with many others, would not have had the opportunity to meet with our representatives face to face in Washington.Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience
In mid-September, more than 100 Ohio Farm Bureau members, including Belmont County Farm Bureau Vice President Caitlyn Romshak, traveled to Washington, D.C. to visit face-to-face with lawmakers.Read More