2013 was a very successful year for the Richland County Farm Bureau. The local chapter received 3 excellence awards for programming Dec.5 at the OFBF Annual Meeting. Local policies and events are planned to support agriculture and improve our communities. $1430 donated to Harmony House and local food pantries from our annual Farmers’ Share Breakfast. We work with the county FFA Chapters to serve ...
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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...
<!--[if !supportLists]-->× <!--[endif]-->Lakeside Produce <!--[if !supportLists]-->× <!--[endif]-->419-347-2836 <!--[if !supportLists]-->× <!--[endif]-->Elvin Burkholder <!--[if !supportLists]-->× <!--[endif]-->2738 London East Lakeside Produce is located on London East Road between Plymouth Springmill and Bowman S...
On Saturday, September 14 we are presenting the fifth demonstration for the Farm to Plate Project which is put on by the Hazel Grove Farm Bureau Council and the Richland County Farm Bureau. This demonstration will be "a sweet treat" for all as it is given by Sara Jones of the FS Chocolatiers of 836 N. Lexington-Springmill Road, Mansfield, Ohio 44906 (419-747-5898). The owner/operators are Sara, Am...
<!--[if !supportLists]-->× <!--[endif]-->Windmill Nursery <!--[if !supportLists]-->× <!--[endif]-->419-896-2874 <!--[if !supportLists]-->× <!--[endif]-->Paul Burkholder <!--[if !supportLists]-->× <!--[endif]-->State Route 603 between Plymouth and Shiloh Windmill Nursery is primarily a greenhouse and has nursery sto...
<!--[if !supportLists]-->× <!--[endif]-->Scherer’s Farm <!--[if !supportLists]-->× <!--[endif]-->Terry Scherer <!--[if !supportLists]-->× <!--[endif]-->4671 West Smiley <!--[if !supportLists]-->× <!--[endif]-->Shelby Scherers mostly grow row crops now and have a garden overflowing with produce. The produce they h...
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