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Lorain County Fall Farm Tour Set for Sept. 28, 2013

Published Aug. 20, 2013

Lorain County Farm Bureau's Fall Farm Tour will be Saturday, Sept. 28 from 12 p.m. to 5 pm.  We hope you can join us on this drive-it-yourself tour of five different farms.  This farm tour is free.  You can pick up a flyer from the Lorain County Farm Bureau booth at the Lorain County Fair (Aug. 19-25) or you can view one below.  We hope to see you Sept. 28!...

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Annual Meeting Planned for Sept. 5, 2013

Published Aug. 5, 2013

Lorain County Farm Bureau's Annual Meeting of Membership in conjunction with Lorain Soil and Water Conservation District is set for Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 at New Russia Township Hall, 46268 Butternut Ridge Road, Oberlin.  Lorain SWCD Supervisor's Voting will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 pm.  The meeting will start at 7 pm with dinner and the business meeting will follow.  Tickets are available from L...

2013 Scholarships Awarded

Published Jul. 23, 2013

Each year, Lorain County Farm Bureau awards ag-related scholarships and general scholarships to graduating seniors and continuing education scholarships to college students studying an ag-related field.  These scholarships were recently awarded to several deserving individuals. Emily Edwards of Midview High School and Lorain County Joint Vocational School was the recipient of the $500 General Sch...

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Get Involved - Provide Input

Published Jun. 3, 2013

Take a minute and get involved in your organization, the Farm Bureau.  Provide us input in our policy development process. Tell us your concern, issue, or challenge in your community or on your farm and give us suggestions on how we might work to resolve it. Our policy development committee will review your responses to be presented at the annual county Farm Bureau meeting in September. Policy hel...

Ohio Leadership Camp 2013

Published May. 7, 2013

This summer the Ohio Farm Bureau is once again partnering with Ohio FFA to to sponsor the 2013 Ohio Leadership Camp, June 21 - 24, 2013 at Camp Muskingum in Carrollton, Ohio.  Lorain County Farm Bureau is offering scholarships for youth ages 14 - 17 years to attend and experience this unique and fun time while developing leadership potential.  Want more info?  Download the information provided or ...

Water Quality Webnar April 24

Published Apr. 12, 2013

Agricultural nutrient management and water quality is an issue that has been receiving a lot of attention. Recent water quality challenges have placed new expectations on farmers regarding nutrient management. Government, special interest groups, the media and the public expect farmers to help cleanup the state’s water resources. Sign up to attend the online meeting and receive the latest informat...

4Rs Nutrient Management Program - April 4, 2013

Published Mar. 26, 2013

As a farmer in Ohio  you have a significant challenge bearing down quickly.  Government, special interest groups, the media and the public all expect you to help cleam up the state's water resources.  If you aren't proactive, federal and state laws and regulations may mandate how you farm.  A starting point is to commit to the principle's of 4R Nutrient Stewardship; using the Right fertilizer sour...

Energy Issues & Land Preservation Meeting - Feb 25

Published Feb. 22, 2013

The Lorain County Farm Bureau will be hosting an Energy Issues & Land Preservation Meeting Monday, Feb. 25 at New Russia Township Hall starting at 7 p.m.  New Russia Township Hall is located at 46268 Butternut Ridge Road, Oberlin which is west of State Route 58.  Refreshments will be provided and there is no cost to attend.  We welcome both Farm Bureau members and nonmembers to attend the meet...

Lake Erie Watershed & Agricultural Financial Loan Opportunities Workshop

Published Feb. 21, 2013

Agricultural producers or anyone involved in the agricultural related businesses are invited to an open forum event  Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at the Lake County Department of Utilities in Painesville Twp. The meeting will be from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. with a lunch provided at no cost; advance reservations are required by Feb. 24. In recent years, our Great Lake has suffered from massive blooms of h...

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Animals For Life Summit March 20

Published Feb. 19, 2013

World renowned animal handling pioneer and subject of an HBO movie about her life, Dr. Temple Grandin, will headline the first ever Animals for Life Summit.The Animals For Life Summit will generate healthy discussion about the many facets of the human-animal bond. Other Summit discussions will highlight aspects of human-animal relationships that include the associations between human health and pe...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Amanda Denes

Mailing Address:
8460 Ridge Road
North Royalton, OH 44133

Phone:
1-866-859-2415

Fax:
440-877-0750

Email:
lorain@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dues:
$55 per year for a family membership

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