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…


Ag Day

The Scioto County Farm Bureau had another successful Ag Day!  Over 400 students were in attendance for this free, educational field trip!  The students got to see many different animals as well as take a hayride, see pelts and furs,…


Public Policy Breakfast

The Scioto County Farm Bureau served more than 100 county officials and staff at its Public Policy Breakfast.  The county was able to get policy suggestions! This is a prime example of GRASSROOTS AT WORK!  The Public Policy Committee will…

Pictured are Kevin Pfleger, Maggie Stegman, Barb Pfleger, and O.D. Kim Harless

Scholarship Recipient Announced

The Scioto County Farm Bureau and Pfleger Insurance Agency-Kevin Pfleger have announced the winner of their $500 scholarship. Margaret Stegman is the daughter of Jeff and Nancy Stegman and a graduate of Wheelersburg High School.  Maggie will be attending Ohio…


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…


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…

OD Kim Harless along with Scioto Board Trustees present baskets to commissioners for National Ag Week Recently

Commissioners Declare March 23-30 as National Ag Week in Scioto County

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


2014 Scholarship Applications Available

The 2014 Scioto County Farm Bureau/Pfleger Insurance-Kevin Pfleger Scholarship Applications are now available to any high school senior from any Scioto County local school. The applications are available online, or available at the Farm Bureau office, 231 Broadway Street, Jackson. …


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…


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…