As we count down our Membership Campaign for 2012, as of today we need "7" for Active Farmer Gain!! There is still time to get your name in the drawing for a chance to win a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado with our "Every member, sign a member" sweepstakes!! Each person that you sign as a member by August 15, 2012 will qualify you for an additional chance to win a great prize from the Ohio Farm Bureau...
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Courtesy of Farm Bureau member John Parker - If you live in town, take some time to travel around the county. You will see some fields of corn and soybeans that look to be very good. And then you will see some that are in trouble and probably won't make a crop. In our area we are considerably more fortunate than further west where fields will have zero harvest. But remember, what happens out...
If you haven't read this article, I highly recommend you do so. http://ocj.com/2012/07/ohio-attorney-general-called-on-to-investigate-hsus/ What do you think? ...
The U.S. House of Representatives is considering the 2012 Farm Bill and Ohio's Representatives need to hear from you how important it is to pass a Farm Bill this summer. Passage of the Farm Bill is critical because it preserves crop insurance and safety net programs for farmers. These programs are especially important now as we face drought conditions and possible significant yield decreases. The ...
Farm Bureau recently hosted their blogging workshop and here is a blog response from Brenda Hastings, a dairy farmer and President of our Geauga County Farm Bureau board. Hastings was a presenter at the workshop, too. ...
As usual there is always quite a bit going on this office and in the field with the Farm Bureau boards and volunteers. For Ashtabula, we're preparing ourselves for anothe large Ice Cream Social on Tuesday evening, June 19 at the Antique Engine Club in Williamsfield. ALL Farm Bureau members are welcome! Make sure you RSVP to the office. We'll start serving ice cream at 5:30 and we'll begin our cand...
The rain has finally come to northeast Ohio! A lot has been going on during the last couple of weeks, particularly some real BIG things: 1) Ashtabula County Farm Bureau, in conjunction with OSU Extension and the PV FFA Chapter helped to bring agriculture to Huron Elementary School in Ashtabula city. Over 300 students got to see, smell and touch a variety of vegetables, produce, livestock and other...
Those interested in learning more about how their food is produced should read the latest issue of Our Ohio magazine. This month’s issue features Brenda Hastings of Hastings Dairy located in Burton. The dairy milks 600 cows three times a day and also grows a variety of crops. “People seem to be curious about farms and food production. In recent years, there has been lots of attention paid to ani...
Woah boy we got some great programs coming your way! Your Ashtabula County Farm Bureau and NW Agent Dan Sposito will be hosting a Land As Your Legacy program, to help guide you through the process of keeping your land, your farm in YOUR family. That's May 3rd at the OSU Extension Office in Jefferson, Ohio at approximately 6PM. Be on the lookout for postings on Facebook as well as a postcard. On t...
You have that friendly dog or cat or other pet at home that is important to you. To have that tail wagging, friendly dog or purring cat ready to greet you when you come home is worth the time, cost and effort of taking care of your pet. They provide companionship and some times protection for us. And they can help people with mobility problems and provide emotional support. Our pet animals are ...
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.
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