Urban farming

Growing Success Part 2 … Unlocking the secrets in the soil

Join us to explore soil health, soil fertility, and using cover crops to increase vegetable crop production on your urban or small farm. On Saturday, September 26, 2015 Steve Baker, State Soil Scientist with NRCS, will talk about soil health,…

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FB Member Discount for Advance Sale Tickets to Vintage Ohio

Colorful tents, rolling hills, picnic tables, and groves of tall oaks provide a tranquil setting for the festivities. Vintage Ohio is the most acclaimed summer wine and food festival between the Appalachians and Rockies. The festival will be celebrating its…

Polaris Summer 2015

‘Ride Into Summer’ With Savings From Polaris

From now through June 30, combine your exclusive Ohio Farm Bureau $200 – $300 discount with great deals on select new 2014 and 2015 Polaris off-road vehicles as part of their Ride into Summer Sales Event. The sale features rebates…

Wind Turbine at County Fairgrounds

Investing in Renewable Energy – May 18

Learn how to  “Do Your Homework While Investing in Renewable Energy” on May 18 at the Cuyahoga Fairgrounds.  Ohio Farm Bureau Director of Energy Dale Arnold wlll discuss how advances in technolgy have made renewable energy equipment, particularly solar and…

Join us at the Ohio State Fair

Ohio State Fair Bus Trip – Friday, July 31, 2015

Make plans to join us for our annual charter bus trip to the Ohio State Fair Friday, July 31, 2015. Leaving the Cuyahoga Fairgrounds at 8 a.m. to arrive at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus, you will have 6+…


Get Involved! It’s Policy Development Time!

Each year, the county Farm Bureau asks for input from our members, from ag-related organizations and other influencers  to help develop policy positions that have an impact on agriculture, which in turn serve as the basis for programming and political…


Summer Reach Out Event – June 27

The Young Agriculture Professional Summer Reach Out event takes place June 27 in Miami County.  Registration forms are available at county Farm Bureau offices and is included in the brochure provided.  Registration is also available online.  RSVPs are due May 29….

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Beekeepers Conference – May 16

The Greater Cleveland Beekeepers 5th Annual Field Day Conference will be held May 16, 2015 at the Cuyahoga Fairgrounds.  Key note speaker Earl Hoffman will talk on microbials and honeybees.  Laura Urban will speak on raising Ohio queen bees.  Along…


Youth Conference registration due May 28

Ohio’s Leadership Conference for FFA and Farm Bureau Youth will be be June 19-22 at Camp Muskingum in Carrollton. Registration and all materials are due May 28 to the county Farm Bureau office.  Don’t forget to ask about scholarships! Call…

Rural Road Safety

Only you can prevent rural road accidents

The farmer was driving a tractor with a cultivator that extended about five feet across the center line of a rural, two-lane bridge. The biker was driving in the opposite lane and didn’t see the cultivator. He drove directly into…