2014 Farm Bill Meetings

Ohio Farm Bureau, Farm Credit Mid-America, USDA Farm Service Agency, and Ohio State University Extension will host informational meetings on the 2014 Farm Bill throughout Ohio in August and September. The meetings will focus on how the changes in the 2014 Farm…


Straight From The Heart Women’s Wellness Event

Join Carroll, Harrison, Jefferson and Tuscarawas County Farm Bureaus for Straight From the Heart, an informative day of fun, learning and fellowship in the heart of Amish Country. Experts will share information on a variety of topics that matter most…



Chick-Quest 2014 – Stanton Elementary This Spring we started our Chick-Quest endeavor with incubators in the 3rd and 4th grades at Stanton Elementary School. Over the next few weeks, children will learn how chickens are made and will observe the…


Farm Bureau Scholarships Available

We are pleased to announce that this year, Jefferson County Farm Bureau is offering three (3) $500 scholarships as an aid to the young people of Jefferson County in continuing their education and becoming self-directing, productive and contributing members of…


OSU Extension presents 2014 Tri-County Agronomy Day

The 2014 Tri-County Agronomy Day, serving Jefferson, Harrison, and Carroll Counties will be held Feb. 20, 2014 at Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum (Carroll County).   Please see the attachment for a detailed agenda and registration information. RSVPs are due by Feb….


OSU Extension presents Farmland Tax Workshop

OSU Extension in Jefferson County is pleased to be offering an upcoming Farmland Tax Workshop.  This educational event will be held at 6:30 pm Thursday, Feb. 26, 2014, at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School (JVS).  David Marrison, OSU Extension, will…


Young Ag Professional Leadership Experience

Young Agricultural Professionals Leadership Experience is an opportunity to build personal and professional skills, network with agricultural leaders, and learn to make a difference in your community, Farm Bureau and agriculture. We have an agenda with 13 workshops for you…


Food Preservation Workshop Scheduled

Food Preservation Workshop Making the most of your backyard bounty! Kate Shumaker of the Holmes County Ohio State University Extension Office will share her food preservation expertise Wednesday, Oct.2 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This beginner to intermediate level…


Cupcake Wars 3!!

The Jefferson County Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Committee invites children in grades 3-12 to participate in this year’s Cupcake Wars at the Jefferson County Fair!  The theme this year is “Summer Time Fun” and teams are invited to create…

Students at Wintersville Elementary School visit a dairy farm from their classroom!

Google Hangout takes WES Students to a Dairy Farm!

Earlier this week, some 5th grade students at Wintersville Elementary School were able to participate in a ‘virtual’ field trip.   Students used a computer with Google Hangout to interact with representatives from the Ohio Farm Bureau, The American Dairy…