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Beekeepers Conference - May 16

Published Apr. 23, 2015

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...

Youth Conference registration due May 28

Published Apr. 7, 2015

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...

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Rural Road Safety

Only you can prevent rural road accidents

Published Mar. 27, 2015

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 ...

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High tunnel

Growing Success From the Ground Up - April 18, 2015

Published Mar. 18, 2015

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 Invited to Annie's Project Workshop

Published Mar. 13, 2015

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...

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Apple Orchard Riddle Book

Books for Your Classroom

Published Feb. 24, 2015

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...

NRCS Now Accepting Applications for Hoop Houses

Published Feb. 20, 2015

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...

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More than 350 farmers and others attended a Sept 12 training program in Archbold

Fertilizer, pesticide certification classes offered statewide

Published Feb. 19, 2015

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...

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Google hangout- Apples

Farmtastic Agventures for 4th & 5th Graders

Published Feb. 17, 2015

Farmtastic AgVentures 2014-15, a series of six Google Hangouts bringing agriculture to 4th & 5th grade classrooms, connecting Ohio farmers, food producers and other agriculture-related individuals is organized and ready for your classroom's participation. Farmtastic AgVentures includes a AgMag for each student in the classroom that relates to the topic to be presented according to the AgVentur...

Membership Mini-Kickoffs Planned for January-February

Published Jan. 21, 2015

Gayle Hansen, Membership Chairman for the Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau, has planned a series of membership campaign mini-kickoffs so everyone interested in signing new members for the Farm Bureau organization has the opportunity to participate.   "I wanted to be inclusive and engage more people in the campaign.  The saying goes 'many hands make for light work' and I know we can get the job done if ...

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