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Money Management for Young Farmers April 16

Published Apr. 8, 2015

Join us at Cleats in Chardon Thursday, April 16, 7 PM, dinner provided.  Presenters are Kim Skala, Skala Insurance Agency, LLC, sharing Agribusiness Insurance, Insight and Solutions; and Jamie Pittman, PNC Bank, Vice President of Agricultural Banking from Orrville, talking about Agricultural Banking.  Sponsored by Geauga County Farm Bureau.  Reservations required:  440-437-8700....

Workers' Compensation Safety Meeting March 31, 2015

Published Mar. 18, 2015

OSHA update, CPR Training & More! Date:  March 31, 2015 Location:  St. Mary's Hall, 103 1/2 N. Maple St. (St. Rt. 45) Orwell, OH  Time:  6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Reservations required:  440-437-8700 or [email protected] One very important aspect of reducing Workers' Compensation premiums is to reduce the number of claim/accidents within this group-rating program.  This can be accomplished by e...

Do You Think It's Possible That Spring Will Actually Arrive? by Kathy Smith

Published Mar. 16, 2015

Do you think it’s possible that spring will actually arrive this year?  Did it get frozen along with all of us during our record setting cold February?   Spring 2015 is probably the most anticipated spring ever--- not only here in northeastern Ohio but all across our country. From the poor people around Boston with their 100 plus inches of snow and collapsing roofs to the citizens of our southern ...

Multi-County Farm Bureau Water Quality/Nutrient Management Meeting

Published Mar. 16, 2015

Please join our speaker, Tony Seegers, Director of State Policy, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, on Monday, March 30, 2015.  See attached for time and place and remember to RSVP by March 25th to the Orwell office, 440-437-8700.  ...

Ashtabula, Geauga and Lake County Farm Bureau Agritourism Bill Review

Published Feb. 23, 2015

Join us for the Agritourism Bill Review and Feedback Session Monday, March 2, 2015, featuring speaker Brandon Kern, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.  See attached for time and location, and please be sure to RSVP by February 25th  ...

It's Cabin Fever, by Kathy Smith

Published Feb. 19, 2015

There’s a terrible disease going around right now. No, it’s not the cough, colds or flu that everyone seems to have. No, it’s worse---it’s cabin fever!  This dreaded sickness shows up about this time every year in northeastern Ohio and exhibits symptoms such as boredom, grouchiness, restlessness and mainly the feeling that spring can’t get here soon enough. Is anyone in your household suffering fr...

Geauga County Membership Kick-Off Jan. 29

Published Jan. 27, 2015

Join your county Farm Bureau as we kick-off our membership campaign for 2015. Meet your county board trustees, hear about our upcoming programs and receive more details on some of your member benefits! By being a Farm Bureau member, help us make positive changes in Geauga County !! Attendance & Reservations are………..Important!! We need an accurate count so everyone PLEASE RSVP… No later than Mo...

What to do about CAUV

Published Jan. 27, 2015

To learn more about the CAUV program, check out this resource from Ohio Farm Bureau.  ...

Small Farm

Published Jan. 27, 2015

My husband calls them “winter sports.” But if the images of gliding down a picturesque slope on skis or cross-country skiing with every twig and tree branch covered in snow; or beautiful, graceful iceskaters doing long glides and jumps or even the brutal clash of ice hockey sticks comes to mind, you would be thinking of “normal wintersports” not Ashtabula County style, small farm “winter sports.” ...

The 12 Days of Christmas

Published Dec. 23, 2014

Most of you are probably in a panic because Christmas is only a day or so away. There are never enough hours in the day at this time of year.  Listening to Christmas music is one of my favorite ways to try to calm down.   Recently I heard the wonderful English carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas” and it occurred to me that our farm and the song have several things in common. The first line is “On ...

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