Spring is finally here and we all get a bit anxious about our gardens and want to get going growing our vegetables and making our yards beautiful with annual flowers.But don't be too hasty! The flower and vegetable garden beds are way too cold yet to plant anything outside. Stick your hand down in the soil; feel how cold it is. Proper planting season for northern Ohio is mid to late May. Now is ...
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The Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau is pleased to provide funding for an agriculture-related activity (a visit to a farm, a farm visit to your school, or an ag-related classroom /school project) during the school year. Funds are limited to $6 per student with a maximum of $400 per school, per school year. In past years, we have had requests for classroom visits to Stearns Homestead, a historic farm i...
Cuyahoga County students Jerald Goins of New Tech East High School and Emeka Ezepre of St Martin DePorres High School were two of the thirty-three high school students from across the state who learned how to take action in the government process by participating in the Ohio Youth Capitol Challenge program. Sponsored by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, 4-H and FFA, the policy development program took ...
Cuyahoga, Erie, Huron and Lorain County Farm Bureaus will host the 2014 Regional Safety Seminar at the Lorain JVS, located at 15181 St Rt 58 in Oberlin, on March 17, 2014. Registration at 6:30 p.m. Program begins at 7:00 p.m. All Farm Bureau members are welcome to attend for compliance with the Ohio Farm Bureau / Comp Management workers compensation requirement. Guest speakers Leah Finney Curt...
New and returning college and advanced technical school students should take a look at the Cuyahoga Farm Bureau scholarship program being offered. Last year eight Betty Hansen Memorial Scholarships were awarded and those students were recognized at the County Farm Bureau annual meeting held in September. The scholarship program is offered to all Cuyahoga Farm Bureau members. Complete the new app...
The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture announced its seventh annual “Book of the Year” award to Laurie Krebs for “The Beeman.” The book introduces young readers to bees, beekeepers and the pollination process.Krebs is a retired elementary school teacher. She began her writing career by creating stories for her class. Today she lives in Virginia with the Beeman himself, her husband, Bi...
The explosion of talk about food — some based on fact, some based on fiction — is transforming the marketplace and shaping opinions about those who produce food. Whether they like it or not, in addition to farming, farmers now have another role: communicating and connecting with, as well listening to, consumers. It’s a role that the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) and OFBF would like to...
Complete this online survey and give us your thoughts on the programs and activities you would like the county Farm Bureau to offer. All survey responders will be entered to win a $50 gas card and the winner will be announced on the Cuyahoga Farm Bureau Facebook page. Deadline to respond to the survey and be entered to win $50 gas card is March 15, 2014....
For Your InFARMation, a FREE teacher resource about Ohio livestock farming that supports Ohio social studies, language arts, math and schience academic content standards for third grade is being offered by the Ohio Livestock Coalition. These resource materials have been reviewed by a curriculum consultant who is also a third-grade teacher in Ohio. Classroom materials include a student's guide, t...
Membership campaign co-chairmen Fred and Gail Holzman and Gayle Hansen challenge every Farm Bureau member to sign one new Farm Bureau member during the 2014 45-day volunteer campaign kicking off Jan. 30, 2014. "If we get lots of volunteers involved in the campaign, we will wrap up this campaign even quicker than 45 days," said Fred Holzman at the county Farm Bureau January board meeting. "Members...
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