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Budding scientists hatching eggs at Bryden Elementary School

Published Mar. 21, 2013

Students at Bryden Elementary School in Beachwood, Ohio will incubate duck eggs as part of their Living Things science unit thanks to a generous grant from the Cuyahoga Farm Bureau to purchase an incubator for their science lab.  Kindergarten, first, and second-grade students will watch embryos develop in April and see baby runner ducklings hatch in early May.  "These ducks stand almost completely...

Energy Issues & Land Preservation Meeting - Feb 25

Published Feb. 22, 2013

The Lorain County Farm Bureau will be hosting an Energy Issues & Land Preservation Meeting and it will be held on Monday, February 25 at New Russia Township Hall starting at 7:00 p.m.  New Russia Township Hall is located at 46268 Butternut Ridge Road, Oberlin which is west of State Route 58.  Refreshments will be provided and there is no cost to attend.  We welcome both Farm Bureau members and...

Lake Erie Watershed & Agricultural Financial Loan Opportunities Workshop

Published Feb. 21, 2013

Agricultural producers or anyone involved in the agricultural related businesses are invited to an open forum event  Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at the Lake County Department of Utilities in Painesville Twp. The meeting will be from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. with a lunch provided at no cost; advance reservations are required by Feb. 24. In recent years, our Great Lake has suffered from massive blooms of h...

Animals For Life Summit March 20

Published Feb. 19, 2013

World renowned animal handling pioneer and subject of an HBO movie about her life, Dr. Temple Grandin, will headline the first ever Animals for Life Summit.The Animals For Life Summit will generate healthy discussion about the many facets of the human-animal bond. Other Summit discussions will highlight aspects of human-animal relationships that include the associations between human health and pe...

Leah Curtis, OFBF Director of Legal Education

Online CAUV meeting Feb. 27

Published Feb. 8, 2013

Landowners enrolled in Ohio’s Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) program may have noticed their CAUV values increasing along with their taxes in recent years.What’s the cause? How is this determined? What can you do about it? -- There are a lot of questions, confusion and misconceptions surrounding the program. Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Legal Education Leah Curtis will answer these quest...

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Used Tack Sale - March 10, 2013

Published Dec. 24, 2012

The annual Used Tack Sale, hosted by the Cuyahoga Farm Bureau Equine Advisory Committee, will be held at the Cuyahoga Fairgrounds in the heated Home and Hobby building Sunday, March 10, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More than 350 people attended the previous years' tack sale providing horse enthusiasts a place to visit with old friends and get some good deals. Registration and additional information...

Scholarship program available for Cuyahoga Farm Bureau members

Published Dec. 13, 2012

The Cuyahoga Farm Bureau established the Betty Hansen Memorial Scholarship Program in 1992 to honor Betty Hansen for her leadership to the organization as a former president and board member of the Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau and her lifetime profession as a greenhouse farmer in Cuyahoga County. The scholarship program is available to Cuyahoga Farm Bureau members and their dependent children who a...

Over $13 million for conservation in Ohio

Published Dec. 11, 2012

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service(NRCS) is accepting applications to help producers improve water and air quality, build healthier soil, improve grazing and forest lands, conserve energy, enhance organic operations, and achieve other environmental benefits. NRCS has directed over $13 million in financial assistance for fiscal 2013 to help Ohio produ...

(L-R) Joyce Peth, David Peth and Gayle Hansen represent Cuyahoga Farm Bureau at the 94th Ohio Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

Cuyahoga Farm Bureau delegates attend 94th Ohio Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

Published Nov. 30, 2012

Cuyahoga Farm Bureau was well represented at the Ohio Farm Bureau (OFB) Annual Meeting held in Columbus November 28-30.  Cuyahoga Farm Bureau President David Peth and delegates Gayle Hansen and Joyce Peth attended to the business of the organization, reviewing policy brought before the delegation of 341 members representing their counties across Ohio.  Water quality, taxation and energy developmen...

FB Youth visit Ronald McDonald House

Published Nov. 23, 2012

The Cuyahoga Farm Bureau Jolly Ranchers youth group was given a tour of the local Ronald McDonald house after delivering 60 goodie bags for the families staying at the facility.  As one of its community service projects, the Jolly Ranchers youth group filled white bags with healthy snacks and personal care items to be distributed to those family members and patients who are temporarily living at t...

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