News & Events

July 2013

July 2013 Events

Farm Safety Round-up Day Camp

Jul. 2, 2013 | 09:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hirsch Fruit Farm
41 Seney Road
Chillicothe, OH

 Farm Safety Round-Up Day Camp offers youth real-world experience emphasizing farm safety with a goal of teaching ways to avoid injury. There are multiple camps taking place. Free. Information: 740-27...

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It's Our Ohio

Jul. 6, 2013 - Jul. 27, 2013
Municipal Parking
Downtown Washington Court House, OH

Fayette County Farm Bureau is partnering with the Fayette County Farmers' Market to provide family friendly events where participants can learn more about agriculture and experience buying local. The ...

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Canning and Freezing Seminar

Jul. 10, 2013 | 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm
Foltz Community Center
East Canton, OH

Learn preservation basics of home canning and freezing with Janet Cassidy, certified master food preserver.   Cost: Free. Register by July 5 Registration: Contact Stark County Farm Bureau at 800-654-5...

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Home Grown in Darke County

Jul. 10, 2013 - Jul. 31, 2013
Various locations

Darke County Farm Bureau is hosting its annual four-part cooking series. The classes will demonstrate how to prepare dishes featuring local products including beef, pork, chicken and buffalo. Classes ...

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The Simple Pleasure of Growing and Using Herbs

Jul. 11, 2013 | 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm
Becker Herb Farm,
Akron, OH

Learn how to grow herbs in your own garden with Jan Becker, Master Gardener and owner of Becker Herb Farm. Cost: Free. Register by July 8. Registration: Contact Summit County Farm Bureau at 800-654-51...

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Do you need a spill prevention plan for your farm? - Web Meeting July 11

Jul. 11, 2013 | 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Online (Ohio Farm Bureau members only)

Farmers and landowners have lots of questions over four letters: SPCC -- also known as Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure. These regulations require spill prevention plans for farms that ha...

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Sheep Grazing Management Tour July 12

Jul. 12, 2013 | 08:30 am - 05:00 pm
Tour
Charm, OH

Sheep owners are invited to participate in the sheep grazing management tour July 12 in Holmes County. The tour will be conducted in the scenic Charm area, with stops at four Amish sheep farms. Topics...

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Ohio Sheep Day July 13

Jul. 13, 2013 | 08:00 am - 03:30 pm
OARDC Sheep Research Unit
5743 Fredericksburg Rd.
Wooster, OH 44691

Ohio Sheep Day will offer visitors the opportunity to visit a successful sheep farming operation dedicated to sheep production in a profitable way. Sheep farmers and anyone interested in sheep managem...

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Picnic in the Pasture July 13

Jul. 13, 2013 | 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
Price Farms Organics
4838 Warrensburg Road
Delaware, OH

Come out and enjoy a picnic in the pasture at Price Farms Organics, a recycling facility and farm where tree limbs, grass, leaves, soil and paper products (including garbage from Ohio State football g...

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Ice Cream with a Farmer July 14

Jul. 14, 2013 | 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Mill Valley
Marysville, OH

Interact with farmers while enjoying ice cream served by locally owned Miller’s Olde Fashioned Ice Cream. Participate in hands-on learning events and learn how food is produced. Guests can even try th...

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Ross County Farm Factor July 14

Jul. 14, 2013 | 03:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Various locations in Ross County

Join Ross County Farm Bureau for its second annual Farm Factor. This progressive farm dinner treats guests to a four-course meal with each course served at a different farm or location within the coun...

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Preservation and Canning Web Meeting - July 16

Jul. 16, 2013 | 07:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Online (via Google Hangout On-Air Broadcast)

  Learn how to safely preserve food from your garden while exploring water bath canning and freezing techniques during this live online workshop and conversation with Linnette Goard, food specialist, ...

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Nutrient Application Field Day

Jul. 18, 2013 | 08:30 am - 02:30 pm
Wood County
A quarter mile west of the intersection of I-75 and Hwy 582

Impact and Management of Phosphorus across Various Tillage Practices; A Nutrient Application Field Day Phosphorus fertilizer is essential to Ohio crop production when applied at correct rates, timing ...

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Eating Local is Easy

Jul. 18, 2013 - Jul. 20, 2013
Piqua Farmers Market, Downtown Troy Farmers Market

Miami County Farm Bureau along with Troy Mainstreet, Piqua Mainstreet and Health Partners Clinic will host cooking demonstrations featuring local foods. The first will be held July 18 at the Piqua Com...

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Blueberry, Blackberry and Wine Grape Field Night July 18

Jul. 18, 2013 | 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
OSU South Centers

Learn the basics of blueberry, blackberry and wine grape production during our field night hosted by Dr. Gary Gao and Dave Scurlock. Topics include: Summer Vineyard Management Practices New Blueberry ...

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Farm Bureau Day at the Adams County Fair

Jul. 19, 2013 | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Adams County Fairgrounds
West Union, OH

Join Adams County Farm Bureau for an Antique Tractor and Farm Equipment Show from 10 a.m. to noon and Farm Bureau Farmyard Frolics for children of all ages at 1 p.m., plus special programs and speaker...

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Richland County Farm to Plate

Jul. 20, 2013 - Sep. 28, 2013
Shelby Farmers’ Market
Shelby, OH

Brought to the community by Richland Farm Bureau, Richland Community Development Group and the Hazelgrove Farm Bureau Community Council, this event series at the Shelby Farmers’ Market will feature lo...

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Movie Night on the Farm

Jul. 20, 2013 | 06:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Brackman Farms
St. Marys, OH

Come out for a family fun evening on the farm featuring local farm information, a kids’ fun zone, and backyard agriculture information, including raised beds. Meet a master gardener who will share ins...

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Ohio State Fair - Land and Living exhibit

Jul. 24, 2013 - Aug. 4, 2013
Nationwide Donahey Ag/Hort Building
717 E. 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH

Be sure to visit Ohio Farm Bureau’s “Land and Living” exhibit at the Ohio State Fair. New this year is the “Country Connections” stage, featuring experts discussing and demonstrating a variety of topi...

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Huron County Farm Bureau Farm Tour--POSTPONED

Jul. 28, 2013 | 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Farms throughout Huron County

This free, drive-it-yourself tour stops at five different Huron County farms, including dairy and vegetable farms, plus see alpacas, horses and longhorn cattle.  Download an event brochure at www.nort...

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