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The Drought

Published Jul. 30, 2012

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...

Thank you for the Ice Cream!

Published Jul. 13, 2012

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!  ...

Farm Bill

Published Jul. 12, 2012

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 ...

Can We Talk?

Published Jun. 26, 2012

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.  ...

Ice Cream Social, Policy Development and Every Member, Sign A Member

Published Jun. 13, 2012

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 ...

Congresswoman Fudge, Every Member Sign A Member and a whole lot more!

Published Jun. 1, 2012

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...

Hastings Dairy Featured in Our Ohio Magazine

Published May. 9, 2012

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...

Great Programs - Be Ready

Published Apr. 13, 2012

Well hello everyone! Some great programming is coming your way, so be on the lookout! Policy Development sessions are coming up soon! Lake County Ice Cream Social in July - we're changing locations, and adding more family fun options to the evening! And this is brand new - ALL FARM BUREAU MEMBERS ARE INVITED! Lake County Fair here we come! We've got some new give-a-way items, some more visual a...

Animals For Life by John Parker

Published Mar. 30, 2012

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 ...

Leadership and Youth Opportunities

Published Feb. 24, 2012

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...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Ty Kellogg

Mailing Address:
8220 State Rt. 45 Ste B
Orwell, OH 44076

Phone:
800-410-4613

Fax:
1-800-792-5950

Email:
nefarmbu@fairpoint.net

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Dues:
$60 per year for a family membership

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