Farmers have always been obsessed about the weather. Of course itís only natural since the weather not only dictates what a farmer does on a daily basis, but also how crops grow,††are harvested and whether a farmer has a ďgoodĒ year or not. What a farm family makes to live on is heavily dependent†††on the weather. Here in Northeastern Ohio our weather has been somewhat unpredictable the last few y...
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† The†Mahoning†County Farm Bureau will kick off their membership campaign January 28, 2014 at Mastropietro Winery.†The membership campaign is used to help renew current memberships, along with signing up new members. Membership benefits include being a part of the largest non-profit agriculture organization in Ohio, discounts on Choice Hotels, General Motors, Grainger and Sherin Williams paint, Na...
Have you ever heard of a ďfarm ChristmasĒ? If you are over about 60, you may have celebrated a farm Christmas when you were younger. Do you remember going to the woods to look for a tree or tree top to take home? If the right tree couldnít be found then branches were used. Going somewhere to buy a tree was not an option and the artificial tree hadnít been invented yet. Once the tree was in place, ...
Lunch & Learn---This week's program is 2013 Farm Tax Planning, by David Marrison, OSU Extension, RSVP to:† 330-533-5538†††††††††††††††††††† OSU Extension and Ohio Farm Bureau in Mahoning County are sponsoring a lunch and learn session for area farmers and ag producers.†††††††††††††††††††† Each month, we'll enjoy a luncheon and hear about a hot topic in agriculture.† Bring your spouse, employe...
*Young Agricultural Professionals Leadership Experience is an opportunity to build personal and professional skills, network with agricultural leaders, and learn to make a difference in your community, Farm Bureau and agriculture. We have an agenda with 13 workshops for you to choose fromwith topics covering all aspects of the agricultural industry. Join Ohio Farm Bureau Young Ag Professionals fo...
††††††††† Thanksgiving Day will soon be here.† You probably donít need to be reminded of that because many families have been busy getting ready for this day.† Some will be traveling a distance to be with others while many have families that live close by.† This is a day when we like to get together and enjoy our families and I am thankful for our families and time together. ††††††††††† When you s...
We have so much to be grateful for as we celebrate Thanksgiving 2013. I read somewhere recently that if youíre not cold or hungry, then you are blessed. Isnít that what we as humans usually doótake all the basic necessities we enjoy for granted? Between the horrible, destructive typhoon in the Philippines and the awful tornadoes in Illinois, there are many people who have no roof over their heads,...
DATE: Dec. 4, 2013 | 8:00 am - 05:30 pm LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Hotel and Columbus Convention Center, 350 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215 The inaugural Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel and Columbus Convention Center.† This is a great opportunity to expand your leadership skills by participating in this event. You will have the opportunity to att...
Itís really never too late to learn something new. Do you believe that? And more importantly, do you actually practice it? We tend to think of education as going to school, sitting in a classroom or doing homework. But isnít education really a daily, year-round, never-ending thing? It should be for all of us and it begins at home and hopefully continues for a lifetime. If you have an infant or pre...
Itís officially autumn all you lovers of cooler weather, beautiful red and yellow leaves, and apple cider. And with the arrival of fall comes a whole different range of activities instead of our summer favorites like swimming, eating watermelon and putting up hay. I asked my co-workers what they did in the fall and here are some of their replies. Out of the 25 co-workers I spoke with, at least fou...
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Mailing Address:8220 State Route 45, Ste B
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