As part of the fiscal cliff legislation that was passed by Congress late Tuesday night, the majority of the 2008 Farm Bill will be extended through September 30 of this year. Many Ag groups have voiced their displeasure with this “band-aid” approach to farm law, but Doug Tenney of Leist Mercantile says the extension is certainly better than nothing. Read the article from Ohio's Country Journal....
- Van Wert
Due to the hurry-up, frantic, not-enough-hours-in-the-day lifestyles most of us lead, we seldom get to slow down even for the really important things in life. The following are some special thoughts in capsule form for you to think about today instead of overdue bills, everything that needs fixing, the sick kid and cow, the house that needs cleaning or the pile of laundry that has to be washed....
by John Parker One of the farm supply companies has a slogan "If you eat a meal, you are involved in agriculture." Stop and think about that. No matter what you eat, most of what is on your dinner table originated on a farm some where in this area or, with few exceptions, else where in the United States. In the next couple of weeks many of you will be making extra trips to the grocery store gett...
from John Parker 11-21-12 As we approach Thanksgiving, most of us probably have some tradition we follow to celebrate the abundance that many, but not all of us, enjoy. Yes, there are those that may be out of work and find food and other essentials scarce in their homes. And there are a large majority of us that will enjoy a plentiful meal on Thanksgiving Day. What ev...
Due to the extreme weather conditions, and current condition of Sirna's Farm and Market, we will cancel our County Fun Night, scheduled for November 1st. Please stay tuned for other upcoming Northeast Counties events. Stay warm and stay dry....
Don't forget about the Northeast Counties Farm Bureau Fun Night, Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Sirna's Farm, 19009 Ravenna Rd (St Rt 44) in Auburn Township beginning at 6:00 pm. This is a pot luck dinner, everyone is asked to bring their favorite covered dish to share. Farm Bureau will provide beverages and table service. Bring the family for some good old fun. Dress appropriately for the weat...
Mahoning County Farm Bureau annouces its Annual Meeting to be held Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 at A La Cart Catering, 429 Lisbon Street, Canfield beginning with a Candidate's Reception at 6:30 p.m. followed by a buffet dinner at 7 p.m. The cost is $18 per person. Reservations are accepted at the Farm Bureau office, 8220 St. Rt. 45, Ste. B, Orwell. All reservations must be paid in advance by Sept. ...
White House Fruit Farm and local farmers provided the ingredients for Executive Chef Stephen Grant, from the Youngstown Club, who prepared a gourmet meal July 29. The event was held on the beautiful grounds of the White House Fruit Farm. In addition to the meal, guests had a farm tour, private shopping in the farm's market and musical entertainment. All proceeds from the event were presented to ...
Saturday, July 28 "Farm Safety Day" will be held at Deerfield Farms Service, Inc., Deerfield. This free, family event and had interesting stations to visit from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Tractor Rollover, ATV Safety, Chemical & Food Safety, PTO & Auger Safety, Grain Bin & Gravity Wagon Safety, Ladder &.Lifting Safety, Kid Safety w/Sheriff Dept. A Fire Department Training with Steve W...
Mahoning County Farm Bureau member, Henry Nemenz received the 2012 Pinnacle Award from the Ohio Grocers Association. The award -two given each year- is based on the nominees' operational excellence and involvement in their communities. Nemenz has stores in three counties in Ohio & Pennsylvania and has helped to raise more that a $1 million for local charities during his career. Henry contin...
Organization Director:Ty Kellogg
Mailing Address:8220 State Route 45, Ste B
Orwell, OH 44076
Office Hours:Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dues:$60 per year for a family membership
- Working cooperatively on local issues
- Leadership development, networking, social gatherings
- Special savings from local businesses