Harvest season is busy… busy in the fields, at the farms and on the ROADS in between. Here are some safety tips I am borrowing and expanding from OSU Extension about traveling on rural roads: 1. Be watchful! It is so easy to be distracted by our thoughts, our phones, or our families. Farm trucks and equipment may be exiting or entering the roadways from places you don’t expect to see traffic. ...
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Make your list and sign-up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Applications submitted by November 15th will receive 1st priority for funding. It’s the time of year Ohio farmers hit the fields to harvest, driving over the land planted last spring. As combines remove the crop, the land hidden beneath reveals areas that may benefit from conservation treatments to improve the healt...
For the first time ever the Ohio No-Till Council will be bringing their fall field day to Northwest Ohio! Please help us spread the word! September 10 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bret Margraf Farm McCutchenville If you are interested in cover crops, high yield wheat, manure application and individualized assistance for your farm's benefit, plan to attend. It is also a great event for ag professionals who wo...
David Brandt's Farm Tuesday, Aug. 27 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A no-till farmer since 1971, David has been using cover crops extensively since 1978. He is one of Ohio's foremost cover crop experts and has been promoting conservation on his farm for more than 40 years. David is president of the Ohio No-Till Council and was named Ag Man of the Year by Ohio Farmer in 2011. He farms 1,250 acres of corn, s...
This will be the seventh year that the Morrow County Farm Bureau plans to purchase animal(s) at the county fair. We do this by offering a “fair scholarship” to Farm Bureau youth who will sell an animal at the 2013 Morrow County Fair. To be eligible, their family must belong to the Morrow County Farm Bureau. Below is a copy of the Morrow County Farm Bureau Scholarship application. Please copy as n...
You are officially invited to the Morrow County Annual Meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 20. If you have never been to the annual meeting, we encourage you to join us this year and learn more about what our organization is doing in the county and community. All Farm Bureau members are welcome and the cost is only $10 per person. Reservations are due into the office by Aug.12 to (800) 327-6055 or morrow@ofbf...
The Morrow County Farm Service Agency (FSA) is seeking nominations for the county committee representative to Canaan, Cardington, Gilead, Westfield and Lincoln townships (LLA#2). Committee members make decisions on applications for federal farm programs and disaster payments. They play a vital role in helping local farmers. Nominations are being accepted from June 17 through Aug. 1. Nominees must ...
Policy Development Needs Your Input The policies of Farm Bureau are the backbone of the organization. They provide the framework through which we advocate for family, community and food security. They help guide efforts to address real community issues—issues such as regulations, funding public education and services, environmental protection, animal care, health care, landowner’s rights and commu...
The Crawford, Marion, Morrow and Richland County Farm Bureaus will hold the annual Safety Meeting on Friday, April 5, 2013. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. with presentations to begin at 9 a.m. The meeting will be held in Conference Room 235 A/C, Richland County Longview Center, 1495 W Longview Ave. Mansfield, Ohio 44906. Tim Flock, Crawford County Emergency Management, will address chemical...
March is National Nutrition Month and is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, formerly the American Dietetic Association. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. March is also home to the National Ag Day and Ag Week Celebr...
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