There will be some changes at the 2014 Bellville Street Fair with livestock entries. The livestock directors of the fair board are trying very hard to get the word out. They know that change is difficult, but they are hopeful that by sharing the information early the pain of change will be easier for everyone. Attached are the Livestock Rules, Classes, and Livestock Entry Form. Please print, make...
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To All Participants of the Farmer’s Share Breakfast held at the Shelby High School on February 22, On behalf of the Farm Bureau Board, the Farmer’s Share Breakfast committee and myself, I would like to personally take this time to thank you for your help and participation that made this year’s Farmer’s Share Breakfast a HUGE success. It was through all these great efforts that we were able to ra...
I can't wait for this winter to end and to be able to eat garden fresh foods again! To get you ready there are several great programs coming up in the next month or so. Local programs hosted by NECIC and/or our Raising Richland garden network partners: * Feb. 20: Growing Raspberries and Blackberries with IPM - View Extension Webinar at NECIC * Feb. 25: Kick Off Your Garden Season with Seed Start...
Join Farm Bureau for a unique dining experience at Flying Horse Farms, a camp that provides magical, transforming experiences for children with serious illnesses. Located on 200 acres in Mt. Gilead, Flying Horse Farms serves hundreds of children and families each year - free of charge. Morrow County Farm Bureau, in collaboration with Delaware and Richland County Farm Bureaus, are your hosts for an...
We recently kicked off our 45 day membership campaign and we’d like your help in making this year a success. Our goal is to secure 42 new farmer members by March 6. The more people we have talking to their friends and neighbors about joining Farm Bureau, the easier it will be to reach our goal. So why would someone consider joining Farm Bureau? The answer is truly different for everyone. Some like...
The mission of the Richland County Soil & Water Conservation District is to assist the citizens of Richland County to protect and improve the County's natural resources by providing exceptional education, planning and technical assistance. VISION Statement: To improve the quality and quantity of our County's natural resources within watersheds of Richland County by establishing a working netwo...
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....
On Saturday, September 28, Hazel Grove Farm Bureau Community Council will be presenting the sixth and final demonstration for the Richland County Farm to Plate Project at the Shelby Farmers’ Market. This demonstration will feature Chef Rob Fighter who has returned back home to North Central Ohio and is currently the Corporate Personal Chef at R.S Hanline in Shelby. Chef Rob will be preparing and s...
Make your list and sign-up for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Applications submitted by Nov. 15 will receive first 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 health of...
The Blueberry Patch 1285 West Hanley Road, Mansfield 419-884-1797 www.theblueberrypatch.org Steve and Lisa Beilstein Set on an 80-acre parcel of rolling Richland County terrain, that was originally intended for apple production, the Beilsteins have created Ohio's largest blueberry farm, known simply as "The Blueberry Patch." Although it sounds straightforward, there's a lot more to be discovered...
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