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…


2015 ANNUAL MEETING – Make your reservations now!!

Plan now to attend the Belmont County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Aug. 6 at James Carnes Center!  There is no cost for Farm Bureau members – you just need a reservation by July 24.  Call now to make your reservation…


2015 Belmont County Proposed Code of Regulations

Building Community: A new membership model for Farm Bureau in Ohio. This year, more Farm Bureau members will have the opportunity to experience the organization through a new membership category and supporter category. As a member of Belmont County Farm…

Cody Gilliam, Rice Energy, explaining details of well pad construction at Simpson Farm. Photo by Ron Simpson

Young Farmers tour Simpson Farm

  Belmont County Farm Bureau recently hosted young farmers from out of the area at Floyd Simpsons with guest speaker, Cody Gilliam from Rice Energy speaking on oil and gas activity in the county. Gilliam explained details of well pad…