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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...


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...

Lorain County Youth Awarded Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation Scholarships

Published May. 18, 2012

The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation has awarded 11 $1,000 scholarships to Ohio young people for 2012, two of which are from Lorain county.  Madeline Bauer of Avon Lake is an inaugural winner of the Cindy Hollingshead Scholarship. The program was established in memory of Ohio Farm Bureau’s 39-year executive secretary who passed away in 2011. Hollingshead was instrumental in the development of Ohio Farm...

Grant Opportunity for Teachers and Organizations - due June 30

Published May. 10, 2012

Lorain County Farm Bureau offers ag awareness grants to teachers and organizations to enhance awareness of agriculture throughout Lorain county.  There are classroom and non-classroom grants available for the teaching of subjects concerning agriculture.  These subjects can relate to crop and livestock production, our society's use of agricultural products, land management, or the environment and c...

Chance to Win Vintage Ohio Wine Festival Tickets

Published May. 3, 2012

Love great wine and Farm Bureau?  Here is your opportunity to get two for the price of one.  Simply join the Farm Bureau in Lorain, Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake or Trumbull counties between now and June 30 and be entered in a drawing to win one of 10 pairs of tickets to Vintage Ohio Wine Festival Aug. 3-4 in Lake County.  Only new Farm Bureau members are eligible. For more information, contac...

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