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...
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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...
Thirty-nine participants toured the West Side Market March 9 following an introduction of the vendors and some history of the market presented by foodwriter and culinary instructor Marilou Suszko† The tour, sponsored by the Cuyahoga Farm Bureau, is one of three tours scheduled with a possibility of more to be scheduled later in the year.† One participant remarked, "The tour was interesting to me e...
†Patrick Fritz of Willard is the second of four winners in a 20 county-wide membership renewal promotion in the Northeast Region. There are two more drawings, the next drawing will occur in March.† Renew now and you'll have a chance to be a winner.Congratulations to Patrick!† It really pays to be a Farm Bureau member! Pictured from left to right are Organization Director, Amanda Denes of New Londo...
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