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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...

OFBF Annual Meeting Delegates Set Policy

Published Dec. 18, 2012

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONEMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 </xml><![endif]--> Water quality, taxation and energy development topped the policy issues addressed during the 94th annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) held November 28-30 in Columbus. A highlight of the event was a speech from Gov. John Kasich, who then took que...

Over $13 million for conservation in Ohio

Published Dec. 18, 2012

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> </xml><![endif]--> The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications to help producers improve water and air quality, build healthier soil, improve grazing and forest lands, conserve energy, enhance organic operations, and achieve other environmental benefits.NRCS has directed over $1...

Vintage Ohio Tickets

Published Jul. 10, 2012

Vintage Ohio is August 3-4 at Lake Metroparks FarmPark from 1- 10 pm both days.  If you are a Farm Bureau member and are planing to attend please call the county Farm Bureau office to get the discount code so you can buy reduced tickets.  http://www.visitvintageohio.com/...

2012 Scholarships Awarded

Published Jun. 12, 2012

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 four deserving individuals.  Adam DeChant of Avon High School was the recipient of the $500 General Scholarship and he plans to study architcture at ei...

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Join Us for Scenic Train Ride & Day at Hale Farm & Village

Published Jun. 6, 2012

Cuyahoga and Lorain County Farm Bureaus invite you to join us for a family fun day on Saturday, July 14 for a scenic train ride on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad as we travel to Hale Farm and Village.  The train will depart from the Rockside Train Station in Independence (7900 Old Rockside Rd., Independence) at 9 a.m.  While on board the train you can immerse yourself in the stories and sound...

OFBF Offering Blogging Workshop June 22

Published May. 25, 2012

DATE  Jun. 22, 2012 | 9 am - 4 pm LOCATION  Ohio Farm Bureau Office, 280 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43218 Build and engage your community through Ohio Farm Bureau’s Blog Workshop Whether you’re thinking about blogging, just blog occasionally, or are continually looking to improve your blogging efforts, there will be plenty of value to be gained out of participating in the Ohio Farm Bureau blogg...

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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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