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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We’re Moving!

The Jefferson County Farm Bureau office will be moving to a new location Sept. 28.  It will be in the former Bantam Ridge Elementary School at 587 Bantam Ridge Road in Wintersville.  Stop in, say hello and take a tour…

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County Fair Cupcake Winners

Kaylee Sabo, Erika Cline and Cierra Leput show off part of their “How Did That Get In My Lunchbox” cupcake display at the county fair.  The event was recently held at the county fair in Jefferson County.  The team created…

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Policy Writing Meeting Set

Jefferson County Policy Writing Meeting will be Thursday, July 12th @ 7:30pm at the Farm Bureau office. Please join us in formulating local, state and national policy for Jefferson County to work on in the upcoming year. Policies will be…

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