JCCS 3rd Grade with Mary Ellen Grafton and Librarian Mrs. Teresa Barnhart

Agriculture Scavenger Hunt

On April 26, 2013, Mary Ellen Grafton from the Jefferson County Farm Bureau visited Jefferson County Christian School to share an agricultural scavenger hunt with students in 3rd through 6th grades.  Students learned facts about agriculture in Ohio and were…

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YAP Summer Farm Tour Announced!

Young Agricultural Professionals Farm Tours Summer Reach Out Saturday, June 29, 2013 This family event will start at Deer Creek State Park and participants will have the option to go on one of three tours. Check out this link for more…

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New Sign!

New Sign!

Our new sign is finally on the wall of Bantam Ridge!  Now we’ll be easier to find!!  It looks fabulous!!!

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Students harvest lettuce as part of the Farm-To-School project

Farm to School Project

Recently Jefferson County Farm Bureau donated $500 to support a local Farm-To-School Program, a joint effort between Stanton Elementary School and Ohio State University Extension   In this project, students grow produce in a greenhouse and it is used to supplement school…

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2013 Jefferson County Ag Baby!!

Last week Mary Ellen Grafton went to the hospital to welcome the 2013 Ag Baby… and what a WONDERFUL family we’ve got this year!!  The parents are Randall and Angel Fellows of Mingo Junction, Ohio.  The baby’s name is Randall…

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Workers’ Comp Safety Meeting

Please attend the Workers’ Compensation Safety Meeting Saturday, March 23, 2013 First United Methodist Church (201 West High Ave, New Philadelphia) 9:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. (includes continental breakfast) Blood screening will begin at 8 a.m. A 12-hour fast is…

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Scholarship Applications Now Available

We are pleased to announce that the Jefferson County Farm Bureau is offering (3) $500 scholarships as an aid to the young people (high school seniors or current college students) of Jefferson County in continuing their education and becoming self-directing, productive…

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CAUV Meeting Oct. 22

The Ohio Department of Taxation has adopted and prescribed the new CAUV land tables.  They will be used by Jefferson County for tax years 2012, 2013 and 2014.  These tables have increased in value considerably causing a significant increase in…

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2012-2013 Board of Trustees

Please welcome our new board members for 2012-2013: President: Dave Boring, Vice President: Sherry Finney, Secretary: Mary Ellen Grafton, Treasurer: Ellen Swickard, Trustees: John Grafton, Shane Granatir, Austin Cable, Corky Saiter, Mark Clark, Duayne Wetherell, Lisa Cline, Matt Somerville and…

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OFBF Young Ag Professionals Named

Duayne and Monica Wetherell of Mingo Junction have been named to the Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Agricultural Professionals program for the upcoming year. As team members they will help develop and conduct activities that provide opportunities for young people between…

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