Each year, the county Farm Bureau asks for input from our members, from ag-related organizations and other influencers to help develop policy positions that have an impact on agriculture, which in turn serve as the basis for programming and political action throughout the year. "One in seven is employed somewhere along the agriculture food spectrum, and seven in seven people eat food, so our pol...
- Van Wert
The Young Agriculture Professional Summer Reach Out event takes place June 27 in Miami County. Registration forms are available at county Farm Bureau offices and is included in the brochure provided. Registration is also available online. RSVPs are due May 29. All are welcome to attend. $20 PER ADULT and $5 PER CHILD (up to age 18)...
The Greater Cleveland Beekeepers 5th Annual Field Day Conference will be held May 16, 2015 at the Cuyahoga Fairgrounds. Key note speaker Earl Hoffman will talk on microbials and honeybees. Laura Urban will speak on raising Ohio queen bees. Along with an active bee yard to host demonstrations, honeybee races, food and fun will be offered for all attending! Registration begins at 8 a.m. Conferen...
Ohio's Leadership Conference for FFA and Farm Bureau Youth will be be June 19-22 at Camp Muskingum in Carrollton. Registration and all materials are due May 28 to the county Farm Bureau office. Don't forget to ask about scholarships! Call the County Farm Bureau (440) 877-0706...
The farmer was driving a tractor with a cultivator that extended about five feet across the center line of a rural, two-lane bridge. The biker was driving in the opposite lane and didn’t see the cultivator. He drove directly into its path — killing the rider instantly. While this may seem like a rare situation, the National Safety Council estimates 15,000 collisions involving farm vehicles occur ...
Learn about soil health, seasonal high tunnels, drip irrigation and resources available for urban farmers at a workshop scheduled on Saturday, April 18, 2015 starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Cleveland Thurgood Marshall Recreation Center, 8611 Hough Avenue, Cleveland. Experts will talk on soil health, good agriculture practices and provide tips on how to promote your farm and farm product using social...
Female farmers in Medina, Cuyahoga, and surrounding counties are invited to attend a series of workshops called Annie's Project, a program designed to strengthen women's roles in modern farm enterprises, help them network with other farm women, and learn how to manage, market, and grow their businesses. Annie's Project focuses on five broad aspects of farm risk management typical in an agricultura...
In celebration of National Agriculture Day on March 20, the Cuyahoga Farm Bureau is giving away award winning elementary level books that depict a variety of aspects of agriculture and farming to second, third and fourth grade teachers in schools in Cuyahoga County. A selection of four books are available; Sugarbush Spring, The Guardian Team, Extra Cheese, Please!, and this year's award winner, Th...
APPLY BY MARCH 20, 2015 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will again offer the opportunity for produce growers in the Greater Cleveland area to apply for financial and technical assistance for seasonal high tunnels, commonly referred to as hoop houses. With assistance from NRCS, urban and rural area farmers have already established numerous hoop h...
Ohio State University Extension has set up dozens of fertilizer certification classes and combination fertilizer/pesticide application classes for farmers. To help farmers make the best use of their time, Extension is offering many fertilizer certification classes in conjunction with pesticide recertification classes. The classes can be found by clicking on the nine regions listed on the fertilize...
Organization Director:Anita Cook
Mailing Address:8460 Ridge Road
North Royalton, OH 44133
Office Hours:Monday - Friday 9 am to 4 pm
Dues:$70 per year for a family membership
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