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Contest to Engage the Public About Farming

Published Apr. 6, 2015

Farmers are extremely proud of the work they do to bring food, fuel and fiber to market.  But while productivity, science and technology have seen great strides in recent decades, our ability to communicate about farming to the general public has not made similar advances.  To help address this communication gap to the public, Crawford, Richland and Wyandot County Farm Bureaus are pleased to annou...


Farmers asked to complete fertilizer certification training

Published Mar. 27, 2015

Farmers are being encouraged to complete the requirements of Ohio’s Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification Program.   Crawford County Farm Bureau is reminding farmers who apply commercial fertilizer to more than 50 acres that they are required to attend a training session to obtain certification. Ohio Farm Bureau's goal is to have farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin complete this requ...


Farmers, Stay Safe During Spring Planting!

Published Mar. 24, 2015

Preventative Measures  While working with farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses for over 100 years, Nationwide is taking a stand to increase awareness of the dangers and risks of navigating large farm equipment on rural roads. Central to this effort is ruralroadsafety.com, a new website dedicated to providing case studies, tools and other resources to assist America’s hardworking farmers in making ...


Local Issue Discussion set For March 24

Published Mar. 13, 2015

You are cordially invited to attend the Crawford County Farm Bureau policy development meeting Tuesday, March 24. We will meet in the Lowere Level Conference Room of County Courthouse, 112 E. Mansfield St, Bucyrus. A light breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m. Policy development is one of the most important activities that the Crawford County Farm Bureau conducts each year. We take suggestions for...


Kids' Corner at the Fest Jan. 24

Published Jan. 16, 2015

Have you made your family’s reservation for the Farm Bureau Fest yet?!?The Kids’ Corner is going to have a lot to offer. Early Childhood Education students from Tri-Rivers will be helping along with our great Farm Bureau volunteers and have great things planned. Mom and Dad, or Grandma and Grandpa, can attend cooking demos, safety sessions or estate planning while the kids relax and have fun! On t...

Agronomy Training Days Set

Published Jan. 5, 2015

Ag fertilizer applicator certification available along with pesticide refresher offered by OSU Extension specialists. Speakers will address Weed Control, Equipment calibration for testing & production, Nutrient management with emphaisis on Nitrogen and Phosphorus. Feb. 26; 8:30 a.m. Richland County Longview Center. Registration due by Feb. 19. Mar. 31; 3 p.m. Crawford County Fairgrounds Youth ...


Annual Breakfast gets refreshed Feb. 7

Published Dec. 31, 2014

Save the date! Our annual Farmers' Share Breakfast will be held Feb. 7. We have a couple of exciting changes in store, including our menu (made-to-order omelets instead of pancakes!) and venue (look for us at Bucyrus High School!) Stay tuned for more details!...


Farm Bureau Fest Jan. 24

Published Dec. 19, 2014

Farm Bureau Fest: A Member Benefit Expo and Personal Development Opportunity   Jan. 24 | Register by Jan 21 8:30 am to 1 p.m. Tri Rivers Career Center, Marion Cost: Free Join Farm Bureau for a morning of development, networking, farm to table cooking demonstrations, fun and more. Bring the whole family and find out what your membership is really worth. Bring a non member and receive a special gift...


ET Rover Pipeline meetings set for early December

Published Nov. 24, 2014

ET Rover Pipeline Project - Area Scoping Meetings Tues. Dec.2 - Schomburg Auditorium, 701 N Clinton St., Defiance OH 43512 Wed. Dec. 3 - Buckeye Central High School Auditorium, 938 S Kibler St., New Washington OH 44854 Thurs. Dec 4 - Fairless H.S. Auditorium, 11885 Navarre Rd, Navarre OH 44662 Meetings are sponsored by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). This is a process for public i...


Winter Leadership Development set for Jan 30 & 31

Published Nov. 11, 2014

Young agricultural professionals from across Ohio are invited to attend the annual Leadership Experience "Growing Our Generation" Jan. 30 and 31 at the Renaissance Columbus hotel. The conference features plenty of fun, educational sessions featuring entertainment by the Peterson Farm Brothers and keynote speaker Mike Pearson, host of Market to Market.   Check out participants from last year's conf...

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