On March 4-6 our northeast counties presidents made their education and lobbying trip to Washington, D.C., with Congressional visits. The five county presidents in attendance were Ashtabula, Nathan L'Amoreaux; Geauga, Brenda Hastings; Lake, Eric Cotton; Mahoning, Brenda Markley; and Trumbull, Mark Bockelman. Issues included immigrant labor, water quality, the failed farm bill, the new health care ...
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Our council is called Phalanx Mills and meets in Braceville in Trumbull County. On Feb. 12, we had 7 present. Meeting Notes: We showed everyone /gave copies of the new guide from Farm Bureau. Then we discussed agricultural education and its absence in our local schools. We covered the problems in the schools such as broken homes, drugs legal and illegal, which make education so difficult to ac...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The Case IH Tractor and Equipment Incentive Program for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) members has been expanded and made easier to use. The program gives eligible Farm Bureau members discounts from $300 to $500 on select Case IH products. Farmall compact tractors, Farmall utility series C, U, and J and Farmall 100A series plus Maxxum series tractors remain as qualifie...
Be sure to read the feature story on Dominic and Diana Marchese, dedicated volunteers of Trumbull County Farm Bureau! http://extras.tribtoday.com/Flipbooks/BoomersAndBeyond/index.html...
As of today we have 67 adults and 6 youth registered to attend The Summit. Early registration fee of $69/person is good until March 6. After that, it goes up to $89. Student rate of $25/person applies to high school students and those enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate program. Have you made your reservation yet? If not, please do so by visitinghttp://aflsummit.eventbrite.com/#...
Even though our local rural area is probably one of the best places in the world to raise a family, we still have some problems. One of the most frustrating for both sides seems to be the generation gap. For example, a friend was telling how her 20-year-old grandson found a girlfriend in the Cleveland area, then an apartment not too far from her and lastly, found a job in the vicinity. Those of u...
Landowners enrolled in Ohio’s Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) program may have noticed their CAUV values increasing along with their taxes in recent years.What’s the cause? How is this determined? What can you do about it? -- There are a lot of questions, confusion and misconceptions surrounding the program.Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Legal Education Leah Curtis will answer these questi...
Our 2013 Membership Campaign is off to a great start! Our goal is to sign 45 new members, active or associate, by March 31. Stop in to Top Notch Diner in Cortland, Feb. 22, at 10 a.m. to drop off your memberships and pick up some prospect members you may want to contact. Ty Kellogg, the county organization directory, will be there with supplies and you can share your story of what Farm Bureau h...
SOUTH SOLON, Ohio — A big change is taking place at the Wildman family swine farm, Standing Oaks Enterprises, in southwestern Ohio. Chuck Wildman and his wife, Carol, and their adult children are in the process of converting the farrowing (birthing) barns into nurseries that will soon house 4,000 head of piglets, to be purchased from Legacy Farm in Fair Oaks, Ind. Read this story in Farm and Dairy...
Join us in a great discussion about the Lake Erie Watershed! An Agriculture Stakeholder Meeting will be held Feb. 26 at the Lake County Department of Utilities Meeting Room, Blase- Nemeth Road in Painesville Township. The meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. with lunch at no cost to the guest. Please RSVP by the 24th by email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone: 440-749-7415....
Organization Director:Ty Kellogg
Mailing Address:8220 State Rt. 45 Ste B
Orwell, OH 44076
Office Hours:Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dues:$63 per year for a family membership
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