Lawrence Scholarship

Scholarship Winner Announced

On Thursday, May 19, Travis Gates was awarded the Lawrence County Farm Bureau/Vigil E. Hamilton Nationwide Insurance Scholarship. Travis is a 2016 graduate of Symmes Valley High School. He will be attending Ashland Community Technical College in the fall and majoring…

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Lawrence County Public Policy Breakfast

On Tuesday, May 3, Lawrence County Farm Bureau held a public policy breakfast where local, state and national legislators attended. At the meeting, they discussed policies that are important to the county. Lawrence Board of Trustees will use the input from these public officials to determine what…


Lawrence County Board Meeting

Lawrence County Farm Bureau Board of Trustees celebrated reaching their New MEMBER goal Monday, March 27, at a board meeting. Virgil Hamilton, Hamilton Insurance, spoke with the board about the Nationwide Agri-Business products available to them. Another point of business…


Multi-County Workers’ Comp Safety Meeting

Wednesday, March 23, Athens-Meigs, Gallia, Jackson-Vinton, Lawrence, Pike, and Scioto County Farm Bureau members had the opportunity to attend a workers’ compensation safety meeting held at the Jackson County OSU Extension office. Jeff Fisher, Pike County Ag Educator, and Susan…


Lawrence County Farm Bureau/Virgil E. Hamilton Agency Scholarship Application Available

The Lawrence County Farm Bureau and the Virgil E. Hamilton Agency are pleased to announce that they will be awarding one (1) $500 college scholarship for the 2015-2016 academic year. The deadline to apply is April 8, 2016.  The scholarship will…


Proclamation Signing with County Commissioners

Lawrence County Board of Trustees members recently visited their County Commissioners to proclaim March 13-18 National Ag Week. The Lawrence County Commissioners signed a proclamation and the board presented the commissioners with a basket full of locally produced items. Don’t forget…


Lawrence County Membership Check-In

The Lawrence County Membership Committee recently met to go over its 45-day membership campaign goals and discuss how many members were needed in order to meet these goals. That night, the committee members brought in TWO NEW MEMBERSHIPS! They have until March…



Our Annual Multi-County Kickoff was held on Feb. 2 at Jackson High School. All of Organization Director Kim Harless’ counties came together to KICKOFF their New Membership Campaign! Athens-Meigs, Gallia, Jackson-Vinton, Lawrence, Pike, and Scioto counties were all in attendance….


Wreaths Across America

This past December, Lawrence County Farm Bureau had the honor of sponsoring and participating in a nationwide program called “Wreaths Across America.” This is the organization’s third year to support and assist with this project. Wreaths Across America’s mission is to recognize fallen veterans by…

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Meet Lawrence County President Drew Schmidt

Hello, I am Drew Schmidt and your current Lawrence County Farm Bureau president. I am a school bus driver for Dawson Bryant School District. I live on my family’s farm where my grandpa Blaine Evans and I raise meat goats, cows,…