Belmont County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting of members will be held on Tuesday, August 8 at the James Carnes Center, St. Clairsville. A chicken and ribs dinner will be served by "Two Stack Bar-B-Que."

Sponsor displays and a reception will be available beginning at 5 p.m. Barnesville Hospital will offer free screenings and all Gold Level Sponsors will have displays set up to view.

The meeting which begins at 6 p.m. will include voting on proposed policies, electing Board of Trustee members and Delegates to the OFBF 2018 Annual Meeting. Policy issues include: wildlife, oil and gas concerns, CAUV and taxes.

"It is the opportunity for our members to set the course for our new program year and we encourage all of our members to attend" stated Belmont County Farm Bureau President Andy Barricklow.

Current sponsors for the event are: Rice Energy, Whiteside GM, Belmont Mills, Kirke's Homemade Ice Cream, Barnesville Hospital, Kuester Implement, Belmont Equipment, Agland Co-op , D & J Sales and Pine Edge Farm.

There is no cost for paid members to attend but a reservation is required by July 28 to receive a meal. Please contact the Belmont County Farm Bureau for reservations or more information at 740-425-3681 or