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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Digging Into Ohio Farm To School – March 30

All are welcome to attend an all-day event that will feature sessions on how to start school gardens, how to find and purchase local food for school lunch and summer feeding programs, and how we can best educate the next…

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American Agriculture is AMAZING

Consider this: just about everything we eat, wear and use comes from American agriculture. It’s AMAZING. That’s why Americans will be learning more about agriculture on National Ag Day during the week of March 13-19, 2011. Contact the Agriculture Council…

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West Side Market Tour was great fun!

Thirty-nine participants toured the West Side Market March 9 following an introduction of the vendors and some history of the market presented by foodwriter and culinary instructor Marilou Suszko  The tour, sponsored by the Cuyahoga Farm Bureau, is one of…

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