East Ohio Women in Ag

East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference April 1, 2016

The third annual East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference will be April 1, 2016 at R. G. Drage Career Technical Center in Massillon. Last year over 100 women from 27 counties across Ohio attended.  This year’s program will feature 16…


Membership Kick-off and Dinner

Belmont, Guernsey, Monroe, Noble and Washington County Farm Bureaus will hold a Membership Kick-off and dinner Feb. 1. Members and spouse enjoy a free Smokin’ C BBQ chicken dinner. Every paid member attending the event will be entered in prize drawing to…

Lova Ebbert and a drill placed on her land.(Jodi Miller)

Natural Stewardship: Benefits of oil, gas resources stay in county

Story By Seth Teter and Amy Beth Graves Photos by Jodi Miller Before millions of dollars started flowing into her rural community, Lova Ebbert remembers setting out a can to collect donations from fellow farmers for the evening’s use of…

Belmont delegates 2015

Thank you Belmont County Delegates

Belmont County Farm Bureau members served as delegates to the 97th annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Dec. 2 – 4 in Columbus. They are from left, seated: Jerry Ebbert, St. Clairsville; Martha Winland, Jerusalem and Andy Barricklow, Bethesda; second…

MEETING: Monday, December 7, 6 p.m., Library Annex, 611 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville

Understanding the sale of royalties and mineral rights

The Ohio State University Extension Office with Belmont and Monroe counties, are presenting an educational session for landowners regarding factors to consider when thinking about selling royalties or mineral rights. This free session is 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7 at…

Wagon with Farm Bureau banner in the 2015 Barnesville Pumpkin Festival Parade

Farm Bureau Banner on wagon in the Pumpkin Parade

Thanks to Floyd Simpson for providing the great wagon for the Barnesville Pumpkin Festival Parade!

Pictured is President Andy Barricklow presenting the Glenna Cain Award to Eileen Wise at the Belmont County Fair.

Glenna Cain Award presented

Eileen Wise, Belmont, was recently awarded the Belmont County Farm Bureau Glenna Cain member of distinction award for her continuing support of the Farm Bureau organization.   


Successful 2015 Annual Meeting

President Andy Barricklow conducted the Belmont County Farm Bureau annual meeting of members on Thursday, August 6, 2015, at the James Carnes Center, St. Clairsville.   At this meeting the members voted on Code Change, proposed policies and selected Trustees for…


Farm Bureau Display at Ohio State Fair

 If at Ohio state fair be sure to visit our display in the Ag and Hort building! A tractor and combine were created out of food cans. After the fair, all of the canned food will be donated to Mid-Ohio…


Special Briefing Explores Oil and Gas Royalty Issues

 Energy leaseholders as well as interested community leaders are invited to attend a special briefing exploring how oil and gas royalties are determined. The program is sponsored by the Guernsey County Farm Bureau. The briefing will be held at Mid…