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Lorain County Farm Bureau sponsors grants to enhance the appreciation of agriculture throughout Lorain County. Teachers from any grade level in Lorain County Schools or any school whose district includes a portion of Lorain County may apply.
The Lorain County Farm Bureau Ag Awareness Classroom Grant is for the teaching of subjects concerning agriculture. These subjects relate to crop and livestock production, our society’s use of agricultural products, land management, the environment, and careers in agriculture.
Applications will be accepted twice a year. Application deadlines are Jan. 31 and June 30. The applicant will be notified of the county Farm Bureau decision within 45 days of the application deadline.
The maximum grant value per applicant and per program in any one year is $250. Grant recipients must include Farm Bureau as a source of funding on all promotional materials.Grant recipients will be required to provide a one-page program summary within one month of completion to Lorain County Farm Bureau.
Please forward completed application form to Lorain County Farm Bureau for consideration at 8460 Ridge Road, North Royalton, OH 44133.
Labor has always been an issue, mainly because we are a seasonal operation. So that's a challenge finding somebody who only wants to work three months out of a year, sometimes up to six months.Farm Labor Resources
I appreciate the benefit of having a strong voice in my corner. The extras that are included in membership are wonderful, but I'm a member because of the positive impact to my local and state agricultural communities.Strong communities
I see the value and need to be engaged in the community I live in, to be a part of the decision-making process and to volunteer with organizations that help make our community better.Leadership development
Farm Bureau involvement has taught me how to grow my professional and leadership experience outside of the workforce and how to do that in a community-centric way.Young Ag Professionals program
With not growing up on a farm, I’d say I was a late bloomer to agriculture. I feel so fortunate that I found the agriculture industry. There are so many opportunities for growth.Growing our Generation
Knowing that horticulture is under the agriculture umbrella and having Farm Bureau supporting horticulture like it does the rest of ag is very important.Groovy Plants Ranch
If it wasn't for Farm Bureau, I personally, along with many others, would not have had the opportunity to meet with our representatives face to face in Washington.Washington, D.C. Leadership Experience
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