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Wildmans Bring Transparency To Swine Industry

Published Feb. 7, 2013

SOUTH SOLON, Ohio ó A big change is taking place at the Wildman family swine farm, Standing Oaks Enterprises, in southwestern Ohio. Chuck Wildman and his wife, Carol, and their adult children are in the process of converting the farrowing (birthing) barns into nurseries that will soon house 4,000 head of piglets, to be purchased from Legacy Farm in Fair Oaks, Ind. Read this story in Farm and Dairy...

Agriculture Stakeholder Meeting Feb. 26

Published Feb. 7, 2013

Join us in a great discussion about the Lake Erie Watershed. The Agriculture Stakeholder Meeting will take place Feb. 26 at the Lake County Department of Utilities Meeting Room, Blase- Nemeth Road in Painesville Township.† We start at 9:30 a.m. with lunch at no cost to the guest.† Join us in a great discussion about the Lake Erie Watershed!† Please RSVP by the 24th by email:† jneidzialek@lakecount...

Food Dollar, by John Parker

Published Jan. 25, 2013

When we make those trips to the grocery store in 2013, predictions are that our food is going to cost slightly more, especially dairy, meat and poultry products.† We might ask why these products may cost more this year than last.It is a response on the part of farmers to very high production costs, so they are cutting back on production.† When that happens, there is less on the market to buy and p...

Reminder to Scholarship Recipients

Published Jan. 16, 2013

Scholarship recipients must turn in their grades to their individual county Farm Bureaus to receive their scholarship funds.† Please mail report card to:† Farm Bureau, 8220 State Route 45, Ste. B, Orwell, OH† 44076 or email to:† [email protected]..

It's Not Just The Work You Do, by Kathy Smith

Published Jan. 16, 2013

Itís not just the work you do that counts. Itís the way you relate to other people you work with that often means the difference between success and failure. So says Carl F. Clayton, a professional trainer for agricultural businesses and organizations. He explains that there are four basic styles of people behavior and in order to get along, you need to realize which type everyone is and how to re...

2013 Young Agricultural Professionals' Conference

Published Jan. 16, 2013

The 2013 Young Agricultural Professionals' Leadership Experience has been set for March 22 and 23 at the Marriott Northwest in Dublin, Ohio.† The cost is $100 for a single/$150 per couple.† Deadline for reservations is Feb. 15.† This is a great opportunity for leadership experience, building personal and professional skills, networking with agricultural leaders and making a difference in our commu...

Membership Kick-Off

Published Jan. 11, 2013

Our yearly Membership Campaign is approaching FAST!† Get involved with an organization where members work to improve life in their communities.† Become a part of the Membership team.† Plan to join us at the†Chalet Debonne' Vineyards Jan. 30 at 6:30 p.m. as we come together in fellowship and fun as our Membership Campaign Kicks-Off!† For more information on Farm Bureau, check us out....

Is The Farm Bill Extension Better Than Nothing?

Published Jan. 3, 2013


Ag Column for December

Published Dec. 19, 2012

Due to the hurry-up, frantic, not-enough-hours-in-the-day lifestyles most of us lead, we seldom get to slow down even for the really important things in life. The following are some special thoughts in capsule form for you to think about today instead of overdue bills, everything†††that††needs fixing, the sick kid and cow, the house that needs cleaning or the pile of laundry that has to be washed....

Dinner Starts On The Farm

Published Dec. 13, 2012

by John Parker † One of the farm supply companies has a slogan "If you eat a meal, you are involved in agriculture."† Stop and think about that.† No matter what you eat, most of what is on your dinner table originated on a farm some where in this area or, with few exceptions, else where in the United States. † In the next couple of weeks many of you will be making extra trips to the grocery store ...

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