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…

Drew Schmidt Lawrence County, Ohio

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,…


Texas Roadhouse member benefit

As a Farm Bureau Member, you now receive a Texas Roadhouse discount! Go enjoy a nice meal, and receive 10 percent off! The discount excludes any alcohol purchases. You must show your Farm Bureau membership card to receive the discount. The…


Bright re-elected to Ohio Farm Bureau board

Karin Bright of Athens has been re-elected District 22 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). She will represent Farm Bureau members in Athens, Gallia, Lawrence and Meigs counties.


Calling All Young Ag Professionals!

Are you a young professional between the ages of 18 and 40 with an interest in agriculture? If you answered yes, come join more young Ag professionals, like yourself, on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015 at 4PM on Kelly & Michelle…


Kelly and Michelle Abfall represented Ohio in the Young Farmers Competition

Athens County’s own Kelly and Michelle Abfall have made all of Ohio Proud!!  They competed in and won the 2014 Ohio Outstanding Young Farmers Competition.  With this win in their pockets, they advanced on to represent Ohio in the Young…


Multi-County Membership Kick-Off

Recently the Scioto County Farm Bureau participated in the Multi-County Membership Kick-Off in Jackson.  This is one of the biggest events held each year.  All counties in OD Kim Harless’ Region-Athens-Meigs, Gallia, Jackson-Vinton, Lawrence, Pike, and Scioto County membership workers…


Bright elected to Ohio Farm Bureau board

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) — Karin Bright of Athens has been elected District 22 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). She takes the unexpired term of Joyce Payne of Waterloo, who retired after eight years on the board. Bright’s…