All are invited to join the Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau as we travel again this year to the Ohio State Fair on Friday, July 29, 2011.† Details provided on flyer attached.† Hope you can join us!† Seating is limited....
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In case you missed the county workers' compensation meeting for Farm Bureau workers' compensation group members, here is another opportunity to fulfill that safety requirement.† Read all about it on attached flyer....
Do you know a 4th grader? Any Ohio student who has completed the 4th grade during the 2010-2011 school year can receive one free day of admission at the Ohio State Fair for him or herself and a parent. The Ohio Department of Agriculture is presenting Agriculture is Cool during the fair, July 27 through Aug. 6. Be sure to stop by the Nationwide/Ohio Farm Bureau Ag† and Hort Building while youíre th...
The Greater Cleveland Beekeepers Association will host the very first ever Northeast Ohio Honeybee Conference on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Baldwin-Wallace College's new Center for Innovation and Growth and at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds.† Dr. Thomas Seeley of Cornell University will be the keynote speaker.† Seminars, live hives and lots of other beekeepers sharing their knowledge will be featu...
Congratulations to Robin and Bennett Pierce, who won a $25 gift certificate for North Union Farmers Market-Crocker Park at the Farm Bureau new member event held at the market on April 30.†† Farm Bureau members and other market visitors were treated to great musical entertainment, tasty bakery and coffee and provided coupons good at two farm market stands: Hansen's Greenhouse provided a small herb ...
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federationís (OFBF) 2011 Award for Children's Literature is Seed Soil Sun: Earthís Recipe for Food by Cris Peterson. Petersonís book describes the seemingly miraculous process by which air and water combine with seed, soil, and sun to create nearly all the food we eat. Using the corn plant as an example, she takes the reader through the story of germination and growth of a tin...
Conservation tillage, a way of farming that reduces erosion (soil loss) on cropland while using less energy, has grown from 17 percent of acreage in 1982 to 63 percent currently....
What is Compost? How do I start? Your questions will be answered at a Compost Seminar presented by education specialist Kathy Rocco, of the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District on April 19, 2011 at 7 p.m. at Stearns Homestead in Parma. Advance registration requested -call the Farm Bureau today - (440) 877-0706. The Cuyahoga Solid Waste District offers compost bins and compost pails for sale - for ...
All are welcome to attend an all-day event that will feature sessions on how to start school gardens, how to find and purchase local food for school lunch and summer feeding programs, and how we can best educate the next generation about food and agriculture.† The Farm to School Program supports school gardens, agricultural education, healthy eating, local farmers, and more.† Details on flier atta...
Consider this: just about everything we eat, wear and use comes from American agriculture. Itís AMAZING. Thatís why Americans will be learning more about agriculture on National Ag Day during the week of March 13-19, 2011. Contact the Agriculture Council of America at www.agday.org. This message was brought to you by the Agriculture Counci lof America and the Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau in commemo...
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