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March 2012 County Farm Bureau Round-Up

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Check out how you can join in the activities of your county Farm Bureau

It’s scholarship, ag breakfasts and informational meeting time for Ohio’s county Farm Bureaus! Here’s the latest list of opportunities throughout the state as found on our county Farm Bureau blogs for the month of March. Click the accompanying link with each item for more details.

SCHOLARSHIPS

 Students pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field are encouraged to apply for their local Farm Bureau scholarships. Here’s our current list of county scholarships, along with application due dates.

Adams County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 29

Allen County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 1

Ashland County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 1

Auglaize County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 13

Belmont County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 2

Brown County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 29

Butler County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 30

Carroll County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 15

Clermont County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 16

Clinton County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 15

Columbiana County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 15

Coshocton County Farm Bureau Scholarship - May 1

Defiance County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 5

Delaware County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 13

Erie County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 15

Fairfield County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 1

Fayette County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 2

Franklin County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 13

Fulton County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 8

Greene County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 15

Guernsey County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 28

Hamilton County Farm Bureau Scholarship - May 1

Hancock County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 1

Hardin County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 1

Henry County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 5

Highland County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 29

Hocking County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 1

Huron County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 15

Jefferson County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 3

Logan County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 13

Lorain County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 31

Lucas County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 31

Madison County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 13

Marion County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 16

Medina County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 1

Mercer County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 13

Monroe County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 12

Montgomery County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 30

Ottawa County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 31

Paulding County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 1

Perry County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 1

Pickaway County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 1

Putnam County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 1

Richland County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 23

Ross County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 1

Sandusky County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 6

Seneca County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 1

Shelby County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 13

Van Wert County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 1

Warren County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 2

Wayne County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 1

Williams County Farm Bureau Scholarship - April 5

Wood County Farm Bureau Scholarship - March 31

OIL & GAS LEASING, ENERGY INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS

Oil and natural gas exploration continues to expand across the Buckeye State, leading to an increase in farmers and landowners being approached by companies about leasing their land to do so. Here’s a list of informational meetings being held across the state in March that will help you learn more about the issue, and what you should know before you are approached about leasing land.

March 5 – Mahoning County Oil & Gas leasing informational meeting

March 6 – Ashland, Holmes, Medina & Wayne counties Oil & Gas leasing informational meeting

March 6 – Jefferson County Oil & Gas leasing informational meeting

March 7 – Delaware County Oil & Gas leasing informational meeting

March 8 – Monroe & Washington counties Oil & Gas leasing informational meeting

March 13 – Tuscarawas County Oil & Gas leasing informational meeting

March 14 – Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky & Wood counties Oil & Gas leasing informational meeting

March 16 – Darke County Oil & Gas leasing informational meeting

March 20 – Fayette County Oil & Gas leasing informational meeting

March 22 – Tuscarawas County Oil & Gas leasing informational meeting

March 24 – Monroe County Energy Update & Oil & Gas leasing informational meeting

March 27 – Harrison County Oil & Gas leasing informational meeting

March 29 – Butler County Oil & Gas leasing informational meeting

MORE LOCAL FARM BUREAU EVENTS

March 3 – Washington County Farm Bureau Square Dance & Dinner

March 4Cuyahoga County Used Tack Sale

March 6 – Your land is your legacy, prepare it for the future at this estate planning meeting in Toledo

March 8 – Your land is your legacy, prepare it for the future at this estate planning meeting in Bowling Green

March 9 Join Wood County Farm Bureau in celebrating Ag Day at this pancake breakfast for just $2.

March 13 Delaware County Livestock Care Standards Community Panel - The community is invited to this panel discussion of local livestock farmers, where the conversations will focus on how Ohio’s new Livestock Care Standards will affect local farms.

March 13 – Farmers and landowners across the state may have a noticeable increase on their tax bills this year. Learn more about why this is happening and how Current Agricultural Use Valuations are calculated at this Noble County CAUV Meeting.

March 14 – “Gazing into Agriculture’s Future” is the theme of this Tuscarawas County Risk Management Seminar, featuring top-notch speakers on topics including “Biofuels and Energy;” “Animal Care 2015;” “Truck Weights and Regulations;” “Farms of the Future – Next Year – Next Decade;” and “2012 Farm Bill & Crop Insurance.”

March 15Ross County Farmers CARE Breakfast - Celebrate National Teach Ag Day with Ross County Farm Bureau at its annual Farmers CARE Breakfast. Admission is $1.

March 16 – 18Experience Mercer County Agriculture through the eyes of local photographers at this special event.

March 17 Licking County Farmers Share Breakfast – Get a full pancake and omelet breakfast for $1. Attendees are asked to bring one non-perishable food item or make a monetary donation for the Licking County Food Bank. Children’s activities will be available, as will the Licking County Ag Hall of Fame presentation at 10:30 a.mMarch 17 – Join Marion County Farm Bureau for its Farmers CARE breakfast, where you can receive a full breakfast for a monetary or non-perishable food donation, which will be distributed to local food pantries.

March 19Hamilton County Farm Bureau Spring Fling Dinner – Join Hamilton County Farm Bureau for dinner and hear from Harold Dates, President and CEO of the Hamilton County SPCA of Cincinnati, about his role on the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board.

March 23 – Butler County Farm Bureau invites local residents to discuss issues with officials and leaders at the state and federal level at this Legislative Policy Issues meeting.

March 24Delaware County Farmers Share Breakfast – Enjoy a complete breakfast prepared by local farmers for just 50 cents. Games and educational activities included for children.

March 24Miami County Farmers Share Breakfast – Enjoy a full breakfast for 50 cents, courtesy of Miami County farmers. Bring three canned goods to the event for local food pantries and receive a Farm Bureau reusable grocery bag.

March 27 – Your land is your legacy, prepare it for the future at this Fulton & Henry County Estate Planning meeting.

March 31Ohio Farm Bureau East Region Leadership Conference – Farm Bureau members in Ohio Farm Bureau’s East Region are invited to a day of sessions and workshops focused on building county Farm Bureau leadership opportunities to foster fresh ideas, provide tools to help accomplish goals, give hands-on training to help you lead and involve others, energize your leadership team and involve and strengthen relationships with your emerging leaders.

April 21Carroll County Social Media Training – Farm Bureau members are invited to a day of hands-on social media discovery and learning. Beginning Facebook session to be held in the morning, followed by an in-depth Facebook for Businesses session in the afternoon.

OTHER LOCAL OPPORTUNITIES AND HAPPENINGS

Lorain County Farm Bureau members can save while getting their gardens ready for spring with a 10 percent local discount at Locke’s Green Side Up Garden Center.

Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau and Seneca County Farm Bureau both share the good news that local Soil and Water Conservation Districts have been awarded grants from the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation.

Medina County Farm Bureau shares details on how Ohio Farm Bureau teenagers can apply to be an Ohio Farm Bureau Ambassador on the Ohio State Fair Jr. Fair Board this summer.

Fairfield, Hocking, Perry and Pickaway County Farm Bureau members are invited to participate in the “HEAR on the Farm” online hearing loss study. Participants can earn up to $40.

Pickaway County Farm Bureau’s "Pickaway Agriculture" video contest entry deadline runs through April 1.

Darke County Farm Bureau’s Lester Ward has been recognized as a “Pillar of the Community.”

Warren County Farm Bureau shares opportunities available at the Small Farm Conference and Trade Show to be held March 9 and March 31.

Greene County Farm Bureau shares the opportunity for members to submit nominations for Greene County Agriculture Hall of Fame.

LOOKING FOR MORE?

Find out what’s happening in your county Farm Bureau on our county Farm Bureau blogs.

Also be sure to Like your County Farm Bureau on Facebook (counties listed as you scroll down the page on the link provided).

 



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