Whew what a crazy day! The day began with blue skies and sunshine, then quickly fell to overcast with rain, then back to sunshine, back to rain.....and so it went for the entire day! This year we tried things a bit differently. We were indoors and we also invited Classic Chevrolet in Madison along with PNC Bank to join us for the fun. We were able to obtain several hundred pounds of non-perishabl...
- Van Wert
Every passing day should remind you that "farmers feed our needs." That is exactly why the Lake County Farm Bureau, along with West Orchards, WKKY, PNC Bank and Classic Chevrolet in Madison are joining together for the Farmers Feed Our Needs Food Drive on October 20th at West Orchards in Perry. The fun begins at 10AM. Please stop by the farm to see some of antique tractors that will be on site, vi...
As we count down our Membership Campaign for 2012, as of today we need "8" for Active Farmer Gain!! There is still time to get your name in the drawing for a chance to win a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado with our "Every member, sign a member" sweepstakes!! Each person that you sign as a member by August 15, 2012 will qualify you for an additional chance to win a great prize from the Ohio Farm Bureau...
Courtesy of Farm Bureau member John Parker - If you live in town, take some time to travel around the county. You will see some fields of corn and soybeans that look to be very good. And then you will see some that are in trouble and probably won't make a crop. In our area we are considerably more fortunate than further west where fields will have zero harvest. But remember, what happens out...
A big thank you to the Lake County Farm Bureau board members that put together another fabulous ice cream social and stirring up some great policy development ideas! The Lake County Fair is just around the corner - if you're interested in volunteering for a couple of hours, please contact us at the office, 440-437-8700! ...
The U.S. House of Representatives is considering the 2012 Farm Bill and Ohio's Representatives need to hear from you how important it is to pass a Farm Bill this summer. Passage of the Farm Bill is critical because it preserves crop insurance and safety net programs for farmers. These programs are especially important now as we face drought conditions and possible significant yield decreases. The ...
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. ...
As usual there is always quite a bit going on this office and in the field with the Farm Bureau boards and volunteers. For Lake, we're preparing ourselves for another large Ice Cream Social on Monday, July 9th at the Youth Building on the Lake County Fairgrounds in Painesville. ALL Farm Bureau members are welcome! Make sure you RSVP to the office. We'll start dinner at 6, serve ice cream at 7 and ...
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're gearing up for our Ice Cream Social, which will be held on the Lake county Fairgrounds in July. We will also be crafting policy that night - so stick around for more info! 2) Congresswoman Fudge visited the Hastings Dairy Farm in Geauga County to discu...
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...
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