Have you ever wondered if animals have a sense of humor? Well, I have because living on a farm in Ashtabula County for quite a few years has given me a chance to observe lots of animal behavior. And I’ve decided that something close to humor must be going on in their heads. Brandy was our daughter’s first riding horse many years ago. Brandy would stand perfectly still to be saddled but after the ...
- Van Wert
Many farmers in Ashtabula County have started making first cutting hay. Recent rains slowed the progress somewhat, but several farmers around us have mowed and baled. The hay being made at this time of year is especially important because it is very high in nutrients. That means it is excellent feed for cows, horses or any other livestock that consume it. High quality hay is also very important ...
Do you enjoy cooking? Some of us would immediately say, “Yes!” However, if you’ve served the leftover roast three different nights, can’t stand the thought of another egg dish, and have no idea fortonight’s supper, you might say, “No way!” Cooking is so personal. It depends on many different factors---you and your family’s likes and dislikes in food, what you have available(like a garden or meat ...
Applicant must be a resident of Ashtabula County, and his/her parents/guardians must have been a member of the Ashtabula County Farm Bureau for the past 3 years, as of application date. Student must be a full-time enrollee of any field in a two or four year college or university, working toward an undergraduate degree. Applicant must show a 2.5 grade-point average for his/her most recent college s...
Kids today have a totally different view of “playing” than we adults have. Most of them are so smart it’s almost scary and yet they seem to lack common sense and responsibility. Their idea of playing is watching a movie on the i-Pod or smart phone and playing mine-craft onthe X-box. Only their fingers get any exercise. When my Mom was growing up in the 1930s, she lived on a small farm here in Ash...
OSHA update, CPR Training & More! Date: March 31, 2015 Location: St. Mary's Hall, 103 1/2 N. Maple St. (St. Rt. 45) Orwell, OH Time: 6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Reservations required: 440-437-8700 or [email protected] One very important aspect of reducing Workers' Compensation premiums is to reduce the number of claim/accidents within this group-rating program. This can be accomplished by e...
Do you think it’s possible that spring will actually arrive this year? Did it get frozen along with all of us during our record setting cold February? Spring 2015 is probably the most anticipated spring ever--- not only here in northeastern Ohio but all across our country. From the poor people around Boston with their 100 plus inches of snow and collapsing roofs to the citizens of our southern ...
Please join our speaker, Tony Seegers, Director of State Policy, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, on Monday, March 30, 2015. See attached for time and place and remember to RSVP by March 25th to the Orwell office, 440-437-8700....
Join us for the Agritourism Bill Review and Feedback Session Monday, March 2, 2015, featuring speaker Brandon Kern, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. See attached for time and location, and please be sure to RSVP by Feb. 25....
Organization Director:Ty Kellogg
Mailing Address:8220 State Rt. 45 Ste B
Orwell, OH 44076
Office Hours:Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dues:$80 per year for a family membership
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