Harvest season is busy… busy in the fields, at the farms and on the ROADS in between. Here are some safety tips I am borrowing and expanding from OSU Extension about traveling on rural roads: 1. Be watchful! It is so easy to be distracted by our thoughts, our phones, or our families. Farm trucks and equipment may be exiting or entering the roadways from places you don’t expect to see traffic. Wa...
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Make your list and sign-up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Applications submitted by November 15th will receive 1st priority for funding. It’s the time of year Ohio farmers hit the fields to harvest, driving over the land planted last spring. As combines remove the crop, the land hidden beneath reveals areas that may benefit from conservation treatments to improve the healt...
The Crawford County Farm Bureau, in partnership with the Crawford County Cattlemen’s Association and the Bucyrus and Galion-Crestline Chambers of Commerce, will celebrate the role local farmers play in the local, national, and global food systems with their first-ever A Taste of Crawford County. The event will be held Thursday, Sept. 12 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Youth Building on the Crawford C...
For the first time ever the Ohio No-Till Council will be bringing its fall field day to northwest Ohio! Please help us spread the word! Sept. 10 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bret Margraf Farm McCutchenville If you are interested in cover crops, high yield wheat, manure application and individualized assistance for your farm's benefit, plan to attend. It is also a great event for ag professionals who work aro...
David Brandt's Farm Tuesday, Aug. 27 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A no-till farmer since 1971, David has been using cover crops extensively since 1978. He is one of Ohio's foremost cover crop experts and has been promoting conservation on his farm for more than 40 years. David is president of the Ohio No-Till Council and was named Ag Man of the Year by Ohio Farmer in 2011. He farms 1,250 acres of corn, s...
You are officially invited to the Crawford County Annual Meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 27. If you have never been to the annual meeting, we encourage you to join us this year and learn more about what our organization is doing in the county and community. All Farm Bureau members are welcome and the cost is only $10 per person. Reservations are due into the office by Aug.19 to (800) 327-6055 or crawford@o...
Please join Crawford County Farm Bureau for a scoop of the yummy Honey Caramel, chocolate or vanilla from Velvet Ice Cream on Sunday, July 14 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the park in the fairgrounds. (In case of rainy weather we will be in the Whetstone Building). Please bring your current membership card for admission. We will like to show our appreciation for your membership and answer any questions...
Crestline – Crawford County Farm Bureau made a donation of $2,000 towards a water quality research project being conducted by the Ohio State University, OSU Ext, and the USDA’s Agriculture Research Service. The research project will conduct edge of field water quality analysis in tile drainage and surface runoff on farms throughout the state. Additional partners of the multi-million dollar resea...
The Crawford County Farm Service Agency (FSA) is seeking nominations for the county committee representative to Tod, Holmes, Liberty, Sandusky and Vernon townships (LLA#2). Committee members make decisions on applications for federal farm programs and disaster payments. They play a vital role in helping local farmers. Nominations are being accepted from June 17 through Aug. 1. Nominees must have a...
-You’re Invited to attend- Richland and Crawford Farm Bureau Agricultural Water Resource Management Program Water quality and algal blooms are THE environmental topics for the Ohio farming community. Algal blooms in the Western Lake Erie basin are a greater public concern every year and 2013 looks to be another significant year. Grand Lake-St. Mary’s has come to be a bad word in some circles. Exce...
Organization Director:Tim Hicks
Mailing Address:1495 W. Longview Ave. Suite 203
Mansfield, OH 44906
Office Hours:Mon. through Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dues:$70 per year for a family membership
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