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Workers' Compensation Safety Meeting March 31, 2015

Published Mar. 18, 2015

OSHA update, CPR Training & More! Date:  March 31, 2015 Location:  St. Mary's Hall, 103 1/2 N. Maple St. (St. Rt. 45) Orwell, OH  Time:  6:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Reservations required:  440-437-8700 or [email protected] One very important aspect of reducing Workers' Compensation premiums is to reduce the number of claim/accidents within this group-rating program.  This can be accomplished by e...

Do You Think It's Possible That Spring Will Actually Arrive? by Kathy Smith

Published Mar. 16, 2015

Do you think it’s possible that spring will actually arrive this year?  Did it get frozen along with all of us during our record setting cold February?   Spring 2015 is probably the most anticipated spring ever--- not only here in northeastern Ohio but all across our country. From the poor people around Boston with their 100 plus inches of snow and collapsing roofs to the citizens of our southern ...

It's Cabin Fever, by Kathy Smith

Published Feb. 19, 2015

There’s a terrible disease going around right now. No, it’s not the cough, colds or flu that everyone seems to have. No, it’s worse---it’s cabin fever!  This dreaded sickness shows up about this time every year in northeastern Ohio and exhibits symptoms such as boredom, grouchiness, restlessness and mainly the feeling that spring can’t get here soon enough. Is anyone in your household suffering fr...

Mahoning County Membership Check-in Feb. 3

Published Jan. 27, 2015

Where: Broad Street Diner, 464 South Broad St. Canfield, Ohio 44406 Time: 5:30 - 6:30 pm Our 2015 Membership Campaign continues as we move closer to our goal of signing “47” new members, active or associate, by March 16! Stop in Feb. 3, drop off your memberships and pick up more supplies. Please click on the link for information about the check-in on Feb. 3....

What to do about CAUV

Published Jan. 27, 2015

To learn more about the CAUV program, check out this resource from Ohio Farm Bureau.  ...

Small Farm

Published Jan. 27, 2015

My husband calls them “winter sports.” But if the images of gliding down a picturesque slope on skis or cross-country skiing with every twig and tree branch covered in snow; or beautiful, graceful iceskaters doing long glides and jumps or even the brutal clash of ice hockey sticks comes to mind, you would be thinking of “normal wintersports” not Ashtabula County style, small farm “winter sports.” ...

The 12 Days of Christmas

Published Dec. 23, 2014

Most of you are probably in a panic because Christmas is only a day or so away. There are never enough hours in the day at this time of year.  Listening to Christmas music is one of my favorite ways to try to calm down.   Recently I heard the wonderful English carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas” and it occurred to me that our farm and the song have several things in common. The first line is “On ...

What Are You Thankful For?, by Kathy Smith

Published Nov. 19, 2014

What are you thankful for as we celebrate Thanksgiving 2014? High on my list is the fact that our country conducted an important mid-term election on November 4 of this year and there wasn’t a tank in sight. There were no protestors at our polling place, I didn’t have to fear for my life or the lives of my family if they did attempt to vote, and the evening news did not report any rioting in the s...

Most Farmers I Know Are Workaholics, by Kathy Smith

Published Nov. 3, 2014

Most farmers I know are workaholics. Of course anyone who works for themselves really has to be. When you are self-employed, everything and there’s no two ways about it---everything--- depends on you getting the job done no matter what it takes to do it.  But I think every one of our lives needs balance. Yes, the beans have to be combined, the hay has to be baled and the cows have to be milked. Yo...

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Farmers Feed Our Needs at West Orchards in Perry

Published Oct. 8, 2014

Farm Bureau, West Orchards, PNC Bank, Classic Ford, Farm Credit and WKKY present ‘Farmers Feed Our Needs’ With fluctuating food prices, an unsteady economy and the major holiday season just around the corner, Lake County Farm Bureau, West Orchards of Perry, Classic Ford in Madison, Farm Credit, PNC Bank and WKKY104.7FM will be hosting the sixth annual Farmers Feed Our Needs food drive. The chari...

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