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Public Policy Meeting

The Pike County Farm Bureau recently sat down with County Leaders to discuss what is going on in the community and give the Public Policy Committee Policy Suggestions to be voted on at the Annual Meeting, and then go onto…

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CAUV values up? Here’s why

by Leah Curtis On Feb. 28, the Ohio Department of Taxation held its annual public hearing presenting the calculated 2014 Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) soil values. These values will be applied to CAUV property in counties where a reappraisal…

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Something Tasty from the Farm Bureau Office!

Want something different than the boring old pasta salad?  Try this recipe from County Office Administrator Sheila Kilgour! 1 box linguine, noodles broken in half 1 small bottle zesty Italian dressing 1/2 bottle McCormick’s Salad Supreme 3-4 small green onions…

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O.D.  Kim Harless along with Pike County Board Trustee present commissioners with baskets for National Ag Week!

Commissioners Declare March 23-30 National Ag Week

ecently the Pike County Commissiners signed a proclamation declaring March 23-30 as National Ag Week.  The Pike County Farm Bureau Board Members presented each commissioner with a basket filled with locally grown and made items.

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Drainage and Water Laws

Water is one of the main components in a farm.  Ohio farmers struggle with water issues throughout the year, whether having too much water due to excessive rain fall and ineffective drainage or too little water due to drought or…

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Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV)

If you own property and use if for farming or Agriculture, then you probably have heard about CAUV.  This program was designed to follow the farm economy; resulting in higher values in times of prosperity and lowered values if the…

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Drainage and Water Laws

Water is one of the main components in a farm.  Ohio farmers struggle with water issues throughout the year, whether having too much water due to excessive rain fall and ineffective drainage or too little water due to drought or…

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Ohio’s Line Fence Laws

Did you know that there are specific laws for landowners regarding line fence laws?  Some may not know that there are laws regarding noxious weeds, removing a partition fence, or even new fences!  To read more line fence laws click…

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Ohio Dog Laws

There are many dog laws that some of you may not be aware of. Did you know that any dog three months of age or older must be tagged?  Would you know what rights you had if someone else’s dog…

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Worker’s Comp Safety Meeting Date Set

The Athens, Gallia, Jackson-Vinton,Lawrence,Meigs, Pike,and Scioto County Farm Bueraus will be holding a worker’s compensation safty meeting. When: March 26, 2014 Where: OSU Extension Office (17 Standpipe Rd, Jackson, OH) If you participate in the OFBF/Comp Management Workers’ Compensation program,…

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