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Our Favorite Things About Spring, by Kathy Smith

Published Mar. 19, 2014

Nearly everyone I talk to lately is tired of winter. Our record-breaking cold temperatures and about 70 consecutive days with snow on the ground has even the eternal optimists saying “Enough.”  So to put us all in a better mood, we’re going to think about spring-our favorite things about spring. When temperatures go above freezing, it feels great to be able to shed some of the heavy winter clothe...

April 2014 Lunch & Learn Series with OSU Extension

Published Mar. 18, 2014

The Friday Lunch & Learn Series with OSU Extension in Mahoning County continues on April 4th.  See the attached information for full details....

Mahoning County Farm Bureau Scholarship Applications Now Available

Published Mar. 18, 2014

The 2014 Mahoning County Farm Bureau Scholarship Applications for college bound students are now available.  Please call the office if you have questions....

Mahoning and Trumbull County Farm Bureau to host CAUV meeting

Published Mar. 12, 2014

Please use the attached link for more information on the upcoming CAUV meeting April 7th....

Animal Disease Traceability Workshop

Published Feb. 25, 2014

OSU Extension, the Ashtabula County Cattlemen’s Association and the Ashtabula County Dairy Service Unit Board of Directors would like to invite livestock producers to an “Animal Disease Traceability” Workshop on March 13, 2014 at the Ashtabula County Extension office. This program is being held to inform producers about the new animal disease traceability requirements for moving livestock across s...

Conversation With EASE Training-3 Sessions

Published Feb. 25, 2014

Conversations about how food is produced are happening. But the voices of farmers have been less representative in the conversation about food production. Engaging in conversation about food production will help farmers understand what consumers want to know and will help consumers learn more about how food is produced from the people who actually produce it. In the end, we all have an interest in...

It Should Be Called the Consumer Bill

Published Feb. 18, 2014

It should be called the “Consumer Bill” rather than the Farm Bill that it is usually called.  Why?  Because it benefits all consumers as much, and in some ways more, than it benefits farmers. When “farm bills” were originally established by Congress, their primary purpose was, and still is, to be sure we have plenty of food at a reasonable cost for everyone.  It is a bill that helps keep farmers i...

An Old Farmer's Advice, by Kathy Smith

Published Feb. 18, 2014

While cleaning out the dump truck a few months ago, you know the two hour project yielding everything from the gloves my husband had me looking for, to bale strings, coffee cups, Bloomfield sale receipts, tools, straps to tie down the hay, pencils, etc., I came across this torn, dirty paper. My husband thinks a friend gave it to him. You’ve probably read it before but I thought it was worth repeat...

Ohio Farm Bureau names Discussion Meet finalists

Published Feb. 12, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Four finalists have been named in Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2014 Discussion Meet. They are Elaine Beekman of Wellington, Christen Clemson of Cortland, Elizabeth Mead of Mechanicsburg and Victoria Shaw of Litchfield. The annual contest tests participants’ subject knowledge, problem solving abilities and personal and small group communications skills. These young a...

Mahoning County Membership Check-in February 18th

Published Feb. 7, 2014

Our 2014 membership campaign continues as we move closer to our goal of signing 51 new members, active or associate, by March 17!  Stop in Feb. 18th, drop off your memberships and pick up more supplies.  Ty will have everything you need!  Check-In at Perkins, 587 E. Main St., Canfield, OH  from 5:00-7:00 pm.  ...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Ty Kellogg

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

Phone:
800-410-4613

Fax:
800-792-5950

Email:
nefarmbu@fairpoint.net

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

Dues:
$74 per year for a family membership

  • Member Benefits

  • Working cooperatively on local issues
  • Leadership development, networking, social gatherings
  • Special savings from local businesses
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