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'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....

Farm Bureau volunteers assist visitors through the OurOhio

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...

Fabulous Food Show Nov. 9-11, 2012

Published Oct. 19, 2012

Ohio Farm Bureau and Our Ohio are proud to sponsor the Midwest’s largest “Taste, Try and Buy” culinary event. Presented by Time Warner Cable, the Fabulous Food Show returns to the I-X Center in Cleveland Nov. 9 to 11. The 2012 celebrity chefs include Jeff Mauro, Guy Fieri, Anne Burrell, Jacques Pepin, Sara Moulton, Mary Ann Esposito and Michael Symon.   This year, Cuyahoga Farm Bureau and Ohio Far...

Horse March Sept 2012

Horse March and Show results in $1,000 donation to CMPU

Published Oct. 18, 2012

The Horse March held Sept. 22, 2012 and the horse show Oct. 6, 2012 netted a profit of $1,000 thanks to all the participants and great work from the Cuyahoga Farm Bureau Equine Advisory Committee (CFBEAC).  Donations were collected along the march route in downtown Cleveland and from the rider participants.  Horse show proceeds from registration and class sponsors were added to the donations from ...

2011 Benefit Horse Show

Horse Show Oct. 6 to benefit Cleveland Mounted Police Unit

Published Sep. 21, 2012

Join us Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Cuyahoga Fairgrounds for the annual Farm Bureau Equine Advisory Committee Benefit Horse Show.  The Cleveland Mounted Police Unit will participate in the opening ceremony and has been designated as the beneficaries of all proceeds from the show.  "We are thrilled that the mounted police unit is activated and wanting to add horses to their stable," said Joe Porach, ch...

Representative Mike Dovilla is recognized as an OFBF Friend of Agriculture at the Cuyahoga Farm Bureau annual dinner.

Eleven Cuyahoga legislators qualify as a Friend of Agriculture

Published Sep. 12, 2012

Cuyahoga Farm Bureau President David Peth presented the Ohio Farm Bureau Friend of Agriculture award to Representative Mike Dovilla at the Cuyahoga Farm Bureau annual dinner meeting Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. To qualify for the OFBF Friend of Agriculture award, incumbents had to vote favorably with Farm Bureau and agriculture on at least 60 percent or more of our Key Votes during this session of the ...

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