2013 Butler County Farm Bureau Scholarship Recipients

Butler County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce the names of the seven 2013 scholarship recipients. Amy Janos – $500 Norma VanGorden Scholarship Robbie Casey – $500 Ray & Mary Jane Friday Scholarship Taylor Ruder – $500 Butler County Farm…

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GrowandKnow

Grow and Know Event – Growing and Cooking With Herbs

Butler County Farm Bureau will host another Grow and Know Event on Wed., May 8, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Brown’s Family Farm Market in Ross.  The event will feature growing and cooking with herbs. The cost is $20…

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Meet a Local Nationwide Agent

Greg Garver has been a Nationwide Agent for more than 26 years. He and his wife Nancy, who also works in the agency, reside in Liberty Township. They have four children and five grandchildren with another on the way.  Greg…

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Urgent Action Needed for OSU Ext. – 4-H, OARDC and ATI Wooster

URGENT ACTION NEEDED! The Ohio legislature is considering the biennial budget. OSU Extension/4-H, OARDC (Ohio Agriculture Research Development Center) and ATI (Agriculture Technical Institute) Wooster need our support. Extension and OARDC are requesting a 3.5 percent increase. Please follow the…

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Butler County Farm Bureau Scholarship Applications and Information Sheets

Butler County Farm Bureau is sponsoring scholarships. Attached is the application and an information page that outlines the eligibility requirements for each scholarship. Please pay close attention to the dates listed for the scholarship deadline and interviews for the finalists….

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Preble Co. FB President Joey Roell sitting next to Butler Co. FB President Tim Hesselbrock

President’s Trip to Washington DC

Ohio’s county Farm Bureau presidents will be taking their annual trip to Washington, D.C. March 4-6. Butler County Farm Bureau President Tim Hesselbrock is in attendance.The presidents have had a full schedule with meetings, speakers and visits with legislators while…

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2012 Census for Agriculture

Farmers are reminded that if you have not completed your 2012 Census of Agriculture, please contact 1-888-424-7828 regarding an extension or go to www.agcensus.usda.gov. This is also contact info for any questions you may have regarding the census. Federal law…

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Agricultural Linked Deposit Program (Ag-LINK)

Ohio farmers can help offset the high costs of operating funds through the Agricultural Linked-Deposit Program (Ag-LINK) sponsored by State Treasurer Josh Mandel. The Ag-LINK program provides reduced-rate financing. Don’t delay….2013 deadline for applications is March 13, 2013.   Attachments…

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Equine Pasture Management Meeting

The Hamilton County Ohio Horseman’s Council will host a presentation addressing concerens horseowners may have regarding damage to their pastures from the 2012 drought. The event is Monday, March 18 at 7 p.m. at the Crosby Township Center, Harrison. For…

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Congressman Boehner Sponsors 2013 Farm Forum

It’s Not Too Late to Sign Up for the 2013 Farm Forum! Wednesday, Congressman Boehner posted the following message to remind you that it is not too late to sign up for this year’s Farm Forum, being held Saturday, March…

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