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 ...
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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 ...
Happy Friday everyone! We just want to make you aware of some leadership opportunities through your county Farm Bureau. Hang on tight! March 31st the East Region will be hosting a Leadership Conference in New Philadelphia. Let me tell ya, there are some pretty darn good lookin' break out sessions. Just download the attachment and make sure you register by March 17th! Also coming up in June wil...
Going to activities that include friends and folks from the urban, business or industrial areas is always interesting and educational. Talking with them about what they do, what their business or profession involves helps to understand what is going on in our area. These folks are usually well-informed and learning about their business or profession is interesting.At the same time many of them ...
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