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New Agriculture program set to start NOW at NCSC

Published Jan. 5, 2015

The agricultural management certificate prepares a person to independently start a small niche farming operation providing a rewarding occupation. It can also enhance a personís ability to accelerate an already established private farming operation moving into new product lines or improved business practices. Additionally, it allows a person to participate in the development of best practices at a...

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Annual Breakfast with Farmers set for Feb. 21

Published Dec. 31, 2014

On Saturday, Feb. 21, Richland County Farm Bureau is pleased to invite everyone to attend the annual Richland County Farm Bureau Farmers Share Breakfast. Breakfast will be served in the new Shelby High School Cafeteria from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Richland County Farm Bureau is requesting a donation of 50 cents or more for the breakfast which includes pancakes, fresh whole hog sausage, local eggs, or...

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Farm Bureau Fest Jan. 24

Published Dec. 19, 2014

Farm Bureau Fest: A Member Benefit Expo and Personal Development Opportunity † Jan. 24 | Register by Jan 21 8:30 am to 1 p.m. Tri Rivers Career Center, Marion Cost: Free Join Farm Bureau for a morning of development, networking, farm to table cooking demonstrations, fun and more. Bring the whole family and find out what your membership is really worth. Bring a non member and receive a special gift...

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ET Rover Scoping meetings set for early Dec.

Published Nov. 24, 2014

ET Rover Pipeline Project - Area Scoping Meetings Tues. Dec.2 - Schomburg Auditorium, 701 N Clinton St., Defiance OH 43512 Weds. Dec. 3 - Buckeye Central High School Auditorium, 938 S Kibler St., New Washington OH 44854 Thurs. Dec 4 - Fairless H.S. Auditorium, 11885 Navarre Rd, Navarre OH 44662 Meetings are sponsored by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). This is a process for public ...

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Richland Farm Bureau Annual Update

Published Nov. 24, 2014

Richland County Farm Bureau met twice this fall to prepare the organization for the upcoming year and a strong future. At the annual meeting, trustee elections were held and public policies were voted on and approved. At the board reorganization meeting, officers were elected and program planning began. Look for exciting local projects and activity to connect food and farming and strengthen our co...

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2nd annual Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum to be held Dec. 10

Published Nov. 11, 2014

The second annual Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum will be held Dec. 10 in Columbus and will focus on how Ohioans can effectively engage and improve their local communities. The event brings together members of farm and food organizations, civic groups, business, government and other sectors for a day-long event that features four themes: leadership development, community development, technolog...

New Agriculture Management Program to be Presented Oct. 8

Published Sep. 26, 2014

New Agriculture Management Program to be presented at the Ag/Local Food Sector with RCDG meeting Wednesday Oct. 8, from 10 am to 11:30 am at the Longview Center, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield. † This meeting will feature a short presentation from Jim Hull, Dean of Health Sciences with North Central State College. NCSC will be offering a new Agriculture Management Certificate Program beginning i...

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Scott Shearer (photo courtesy of the University of Kentucky)

Annual Meeting Set for Sept. 4

Published Aug. 18, 2014

Join your friends for an evening of food, fun, and fellowship as we celebrate our organizationís successes at the 2014 Richland County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting. You are officially invited to the Richland County Annual Meeting, Thursday, Sept. 4. We will welcome Dr. Scott Shearer, head of the OSU Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering. All Farm Bureau members are welcome and ...

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Chef Greg Brandes

Aug. 23 Farm to Plate with Greg Brandes

Published Aug. 18, 2014

On Aug. 23 the fourth Farm to Plate demonstration will be held at the Shelby Farmersí Market. The chef of the day will be Chef Greg Brandes, Director of Nutrition and Food Services at OhioHealth MedCentral for both Mansfield and Shelby campuses. Chef Greg is 44 years old. He was born in the Cleveland area but was raised here in the Lexington area. He actually started to be a performance artist on ...

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You can help our FAIR be a success!

Published Jul. 29, 2014

The fair is fast approaching! 1. WE are volunteering in the cafeteria TUESDAY (Aug. 5) from 3 p.m.- 7 p.m. We will be working in the air-conditioned kitchen. All food services in the cafeteria are provided by volunteer labor and all profits made in the cafeteria remain on the fairgrounds for improvements. Your donated time, labor & help in the cafeteria are greatly appreciated. We need 8-10 pe...

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