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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...

'Meet the Need' fights local hunger

Published Nov. 16, 2012

The city of Broadview Heights announced in their weekly newsletter a new program, "Meat the Need", sponsored by the North Royalton/Broadview Heights Rotary and Fresh Butcher Deli in support of the Broadview Heights Food Bank.  Sportsmen can bring their tagged, legally harvested, properly-dressed deer to Mike Dunlap at Fresh Butcher Deli, 7979 Broadview.  Mike is an Ohio licensed and registered mea...

100 year old farms recognized with Century Farm Program

Published Nov. 16, 2012

Ohio is blessed with an agricultural heritage that has provided many historic, social and economic contributions to its modern-day citizens. Early farm families laid the foundation for Ohio’s successful food and agricultural industry, which adds $105 billion to our economy each year. The Ohio Century Farm program, sponsored by the Ohio Department of Agriculture, was established in 1993 as a way to...

Ohio farmers oppose privitiazation of the Ohio turnpike

Published Nov. 12, 2012

There has been a lot of talk recently, in the local news and around northeast Ohio, to privatize the Ohio turnpike. Lorain County Farm Bureau President and christmas tree farmer Al Divencenzo shares some insight about why Ohio farmers oppose the possible privatization of the Ohio turnpike. Take action now....

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Visit us at the Fabulous Food Show

Published Nov. 11, 2012

Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau and Ohio Farm Bureau are distributing 2013 wall calendars at the Fabulous Food Show when you complete a four question "Discovery Tour" located in the Farmers Market.  Join us for some great food and great fun at the Fabulous Food Show.  Photos of the discovery tour and farmers market at posted on the Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau Facebook page....

AFBF Photo Contest Ends November 30

Published Oct. 31, 2012

The 2012 Farm Bureau® Photo contest is a coordinated effort between American Farm Bureau Federation and the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. This contest is open to all state and county Farm Bureau members and employees over the age of 18 at the time of entry, including professional photographers.For more details go to the 2012 Farm Bureau Photo Contest page. The Contest began Sept...

Farm Bureau Radio Show Hosts Issue 2 Debate

Published Oct. 30, 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – State Issue 2 will be debated on this week’s Town Hall Ohio, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) weekly public affairs radio program. Issue 2 would change Ohio’s Constitution by changing the way legislative and congressional districts are drawn. The ballot measure would remove the authority of elected officials and give map drawing power to a 12-member commission. Represen...

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