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Dinner Starts On The Farm

Published Dec. 13, 2012

by John Parker   One of the farm supply companies has a slogan "If you eat a meal, you are involved in agriculture."  Stop and think about that.  No matter what you eat, most of what is on your dinner table originated on a farm some where in this area or, with few exceptions, else where in the United States.   In the next couple of weeks many of you will be making extra trips to the grocery store ...

John Parker article

Published Nov. 21, 2012

Nov. 21, 2012 from John ParkerAs we approach Thanksgiving, most of us probably have some tradition we follow to celebrate the abundance that many, but not all of us, enjoy.  Yes, there are those that may be out of work and find food and other essentials scarce in their homes.  And there are a large majority of us that will enjoy a plentiful meal on Thanksgiving Day.What ever tradition is at your h...

Oil & Gas Pipeline Easement Meeting

Published Nov. 16, 2012

Join us for an Oil & Gas Pipeline Easement Meeting Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at Trumbull Career & Technical Center, 528 Educational Highway, Warren, OH  44483.  Sponsored by:  Ashtabula and Trumbull County Farm Bureaus, OSU Extension Services, and County Soil and Water Conservation Districts.  Guest speakers:  Dale Arnold, Director of Energy, Utility Policy at Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, ...

County Fun Night has been cancelled

Published Oct. 31, 2012

Due to the extreme weather conditions, and current condition of Sirna's Farm and Market, we will cancel our County Fun Night, scheduled for November 1st.  Please stay tuned for other upcoming Northeast Counties events.  Stay warm and stay dry....

Beef Twilight Tour was Enlightening

Published Oct. 25, 2012

Boy, are we flying throught the month of October.  I wish the month would slow down so we can enjoy the sights and smells of this fabulous fall for a longer time.  As we hit the homestretch of the month, I would lkie to recap a really nice Beef Twilight Tour held earlier this month and remind you of my next oil and gas tax seminar.  We had a great response to our Beef Twilight Tour on a gorgeous ...

NE Counties Farm Bureau Fun Night

Published Oct. 25, 2012

Don't forget about the Northeast Counties Farm Bureau Fun Night, Thursday, November 1, 2012 at Sirna's Farm, 19009 Ravenna Rd (St Rt 44) in Auburn Township beginning at 6:00 pm.  This is a pot luck dinner, everyone is asked to bring their favorite covered dish to share.  Farm Bureau will provide beverages and table service.  Bring the family for some good old fun.  Dress appropriately for the weat...

Ashtabula County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

Published Sep. 12, 2012

There is still time to make reservations for the Ashtabula County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012, at The Winery at Spring Hill, 6062 South Ridge Rd, W, Geneva, beginning with a reception at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m.  This year's guest speaker is Adam Sharp, senior vice president of Public Policy with Ohio Farm Bureau.  Call the Farm Bureau office to make your re...

Membership Update

Published Aug. 9, 2012

As we count down our Membership Campaign for 2012, as of today we need "7" for Active Farmer Gain!!  There is still time to get your name in the drawing for a chance to win a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado  with our "Every member, sign a member" sweepstakes!!  Each person that you sign as a member by August 15, 2012 will qualify you for an additional chance to win a great prize from the Ohio Farm Bureau...

The Drought

Published Jul. 30, 2012

Courtesy of Farm Bureau member John Parker -   If you live in town, take some time to travel around the county. You will see some fields of corn and soybeans that look to be very good.  And then you will see some that are in trouble and probably won't make a crop.  In our area we are considerably more fortunate than further west where fields will have zero harvest.  But remember, what happens out...

Interesting News

Published Jul. 13, 2012

If you haven't read this article, I highly recommend you do so. http://ocj.com/2012/07/ohio-attorney-general-called-on-to-investigate-hsus/   What do you think? ...

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