Hundreds of Ohio Farm Bureau members attended 2024 Ag Day at the Capital in Columbus Feb. 21 to meet one-on-one with their state senators and representatives.Read More
Representing Belmont County Farm Bureau in the Barnesville Pumpkin Festival parade were Clifford Collins, who received the Glenna Cain Distinguished Service Award from Belmont County Farm Bureau this year as well as Mike Burkhart, county president; Alex Davidson; and Rusty Winland.
Special thanks to Ebbert Farm Market for the decorations, and the Winland Family for the wagon.
The annual Barnesville Pumpkin Festival takes place the last full weekend in September.
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.Farm Labor Resources
I appreciate the benefit of having a strong voice in my corner. The extras that are included in membership are wonderful, but I'm a member because of the positive impact to my local and state agricultural communities.Strong communities
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
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
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
Knowing that horticulture is under the agriculture umbrella and having Farm Bureau supporting horticulture like it does the rest of ag is very important.Groovy Plants Ranch
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
Our membership campaign this year includes prizes for gift certificates at local Farm Bureau businesses for our membership workers.Read More
Al Miller of Marietta is serving on the 2023 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Policy Development Committee.Read More