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Take Time for an Ag-adventure

Published Mar. 25, 2014

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...

Two Cuyahoga Youth Participate in Ohio Capital Challenge

Published Mar. 20, 2014

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 ...

Safety Seminar - March 17, 2014

Published Mar. 5, 2014

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...

2013 Betty Hansen Memorial Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship Program Offered

Published Feb. 26, 2014

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 Beeman' is AFBF Foundation Book of the Year

Published Feb. 4, 2014

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...

Engage In Conversation about Food Production

Published Jan. 28, 2014

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...

Win a $50 Gas Card

Published Jan. 23, 2014

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

FYI - FREE resource materials for teachers

Published Jan. 17, 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 Kicks Off January 30, 2014 - Build and Grow Our Community

Published Jan. 13, 2014

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...

Time to Grow Conference to be held in January

Published Dec. 27, 2013

Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau is a proud sponsor of the North Union Farmers Market (NUFM) annual farmers' market conference A Time to Grow.  The event, to be held on Martin Luther King Day - Jan. 20, 2014, is open to farmers and vendors across Ohio.  This workshop will provide practical knowledge about how to promote food safety beginning before planting and continuing through harvest and delivery t...

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