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...
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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 35 new members, active or associate, by March 31st. Stop in to Josephine's Ristorante in Jefferson, on February 15th, at 10:00 AM to drop off your memberships and pick up some prospect members you may want to contact. Ty will be there with supplies and you can share your story of what Farm Bureau has to offer, to help sig...
Agriculture Stakeholder Meeting on February 26th at the Lake County Department of Utilities Meeting Room at Blase- Nemeth Road in Painesville Township. We start at 9:30 AM with lunch at no cost to the guest. Join us in a great discussion about the Lake Erie Watershed! Please RSVP by the 24th by email: [email protected], or by phone: 440-749-7415....
When we make those trips to the grocery store in 2013, predictions are that our food is going to cost slightly more, especially dairy, meat and poultry products. We might ask why these products may cost more this year than last.It is a response on the part of farmers to very high production costs, so they are cutting back on production. When that happens, there is less on the market to buy and p...
It’s not just the work you do that counts. It’s the way you relate to other people you work with that often means the difference between success and failure. So says Carl F. Clayton, a professional trainer for agricultural businesses and organizations. He explains that there are four basic styles of people behavior and in order to get along, you need to realize which type everyone is and how to re...
The 2013 Young Agricultural Professionals' Leadership Experience has been set for March 22 and 23 at the Marriott Northwest in Dublin, Ohio. The cost is $100 for a single/$150 per couple. Deadline for reservations is Feb. 15. This is a great opportunity for leadership experience, building personal and professional skills, networking with agricultural leaders and making a difference in our commu...
Our yearly Membership Campaign is approaching FAST! Get involved with an organization where members work to improve life in their communities. Become a part of the Membership team. Plan to join us at the Winery at Springhill on Jan. 31 at 6 pm as we come together in fellowship and fun as our Membership Campaign Kicks-Off! For more information on Farm Bureau, check us out....
As part of the fiscal cliff legislation that was passed by Congress late Tuesday night, the majority of the 2008 Farm Bill will be extended through September 30 of this year. Many Ag groups have voiced their displeasure with this “band-aid” approach to farm law, but Doug Tenney of Leist Mercantile says the extension is certainly better than nothing. Read the article from Ohio's Country Journal....
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