Farm Bureau recently hosted their blogging workshop and here is a blog response from Brenda Hastings, a dairy farmer and President of our Geauga County Farm Bureau board. Hastings also was a presenter at the conference. ...
- Van Wert
As usual there is always quite a bit going on this office and in the field with the Farm Bureau boards and volunteers. For Geauga, we're preparing ourselves for another Ice Cream Social on Thursday evening, June 28 at the Patterson Fruit Farm in Chesterland. Farm Bureau members are welcome! Make sure you RSVP to the office. We'll start serving ice cream at 6:30 p.m. Of course, we're always prepari...
The rain has finally come to northeast Ohio! A lot has been going on during the last couple of weeks, particularly some real BIG things: 1) We had a great time at the Geauga Tourism Drive-It-Yourself Tour and also have had some great planning sessions with ICASI in planning our Dinner from The Farm/Harvest Dinner in August. 2) Congresswoman Fudge visited the Hastings Dairy Farm in Geauga County to...
Those interested in learning more about how their food is produced should read the latest issue of Our Ohio magazine. This month’s issue features Brenda Hastings of Hastings Dairy located in Burton. The dairy milks 600 cows three times a day and also grows a variety of crops. “People seem to be curious about farms and food production. In recent years, there has been lots of attention paid to ani...
Congratulations to Kelsey Rumburg for making it to the Ohio State Junior Fair Board!! A lot of good things coming your way.... Policy development sessions are in the works - want to know Farm Bureau's priority issues? Give us a call! We have teamed up with our good friends at Geauga Tourism and Western Reserve to help sponsor the Spring Drive-It-Yourself Tour on Saturday May 5th. Want more info? V...
You have that friendly dog or cat or other pet at home that is important to you. To have that tail wagging, friendly dog or purring cat ready to greet you when you come home is worth the time, cost and effort of taking care of your pet. They provide companionship and some times protection for us. And they can help people with mobility problems and provide emotional support. Our pet animals are ...
Happy Friday everyone! We just want to make you aware of some leadership opportunities through your county Farm Bureau. Hang on tight! March 31st the East Region will be hosting a Leadership Conference in New Philadelphia. Let me tell ya, there are some pretty darn good lookin' break out sessions. Just download the attachment and make sure you register by March 17th! Also coming up in June wil...
Going to activities that include friends and folks from the urban, business or industrial areas is always interesting and educational. Talking with them about what they do, what their business or profession involves helps to understand what is going on in our area. These folks are usually well-informed and learning about their business or profession is interesting. At the same time m...
Now that the storm has rushed in, Christmas and New Year has passed and the Browns and and Buckeyes have stumbled in their athletic finales, all is back to normal in northeast Ohio. Below freezing temperatures have settled in, the rain has finally formed into snow and the winds, oh lets not forget how forceful they are! The majority of the harvest has been completed, but there are a few fields of ...
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