Ohio State Fair … great time, great fun!

Cuyahoga Farm Bureau members left the rain in Cuyahoga County and traveled to the Ohio State Fair July 29 for a great time and great fun!  “We watched the sheep-shearing contest at the sheep barn” one of the Farm Bureau youth…

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Seed, Soil, Sun Book Available at County FB Office

Ohio Farm Bureau’s 2011 Award Winner for Children’s Literature written by Cris Peterson descibes the seemingly remarkable process where air and water combine with seed, soil and sun to create nearly all the food we eat.  Using a corn plant…

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OHIO STATE FAIR BUS TRIP – JULY 29

All are invited to join the Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau as we travel again this year to the Ohio State Fair on Friday, July 29, 2011.  Details provided on flyer attached.  Hope you can join us!  Seating is limited. Attachments…

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Workers’ Comp Meeting – June 10

In case you missed the county workers’ compensation meeting for Farm Bureau workers’ compensation group members, here is another opportunity to fulfill that safety requirement.  Read all about it on attached flyer. Attachments WC_Safety_Flyer_2011.pdf

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Agriculture is Cool

Do you know a 4th grader? Any Ohio student who has completed the 4th grade during the 2010-2011 school year can receive one free day of admission at the Ohio State Fair for him or herself and a parent. The…

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What’s the Buzz all about……

The Greater Cleveland Beekeepers Association will host the very first ever Northeast Ohio Honeybee Conference on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Baldwin-Wallace College’s new Center for Innovation and Growth and at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds.  Dr. Thomas Seeley of Cornell…

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FB Mbrs welcome visitors to Crocker Park farmers market

$25 Gift Certificate awarded at New Member Event

Congratulations to Robin and Bennett Pierce, who won a $25 gift certificate for North Union Farmers Market-Crocker Park at the Farm Bureau new member event held at the market on April 30.   Farm Bureau members and other market visitors were…

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Seed.Soil,Sun – Ohio Farm Bureau selects book of the year

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2011 Award for Children’s Literature is Seed Soil Sun: Earth’s Recipe for Food by Cris Peterson. Peterson’s book describes the seemingly miraculous process by which air and water combine with seed, soil, and sun…

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Earth Day—Farmers are Doing Their Part

Conservation tillage, a way of farming that reduces erosion (soil loss) on cropland while using less energy, has grown from 17 percent of acreage in 1982 to 63 percent currently. Attachments earth_day2.jpg

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Compost Seminar – April 19, 2011

What is Compost? How do I start? Your questions will be answered at a Compost Seminar presented by education specialist Kathy Rocco, of the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District on April 19, 2011 at 7 p.m. at Stearns Homestead in…

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