NRCS Now Accepting Applications for Hoop Houses

APPLY BY MARCH 20, 2015   The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will again offer the opportunity for produce growers in the Greater Cleveland area to apply for financial and technical assistance for seasonal high tunnels,…

More than 350 farmers and others attended a Sept 12 training program in Archbold

Fertilizer, pesticide certification classes offered statewide

Ohio State University Extension has set up dozens of fertilizer certification classes and combination fertilizer/pesticide application classes for farmers. To help farmers make the best use of their time, Extension is offering many fertilizer certification classes in conjunction with pesticide…

Google hangout- Apples

Farmtastic Agventures for 4th & 5th Graders

Farmtastic AgVentures 2014-15, a series of six Google Hangouts bringing agriculture to 4th & 5th grade classrooms, connecting Ohio farmers, food producers and other agriculture-related individuals is organized and ready for your classroom’s participation. Farmtastic AgVentures includes a AgMag for…


Membership Mini-Kickoffs Planned for January-February

Gayle Hansen, Membership Chairman for the Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau, has planned a series of membership campaign mini-kickoffs so everyone interested in signing new members for the Farm Bureau organization has the opportunity to participate.   “I wanted to be inclusive…


Farm Bill Workshops to be held in NE Ohio

OSU Extension in Northeast Ohio will be collaborating with local Farm Service Agency offices to offer meetings to discuss the crop side of the 2014 Farm Bill.  The 2014 Farm Bill has instituted major changes to the federal farm programs…

Donita Anderson, executive director of the North Union Farmers Markets, shows off the fall harvest at the Shaker Square location.

The making of a market

How Donita Anderson brought fresh food to her community

2014 Used Tack Sale

Used Tack Sale – March 1, 2015

The 12th Annual Used Tack Sale will be held on  Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the Cuyahoga Fairgrounds Home and Hobby Building (bldg#29) from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.   Pre-registration for table or floor space is required.  Registration form is…


Healthy Water Ohio – Ohioans Speak Out

 COLUMBUS, Ohio (HwO) – Safe drinking water is Ohioans’ No. 1 environmental priority, according to a survey sponsored by Healthy Water Ohio (HwO). Water quality outweighs all other environmental concerns including air quality, waste disposal, quantity of water supplies, land use…

2015 YAP Conf

2015 YAP Experience – January 30-31

Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau Young Agricultural Professionals ages 18 to 35 are invited to attend the Ohio Farm Bureau Young Ag Professionals Experience January 30-31, 2015.  Sixteen workshops to choose from and entertainment by YouTube sensations, the Peterson Farm Brothers….


Learn about GAP certification – Nov. 21

Join in a farm visit to learn first-hand about Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Certification What: If you are interested in having your farm GAP Certified, come to see a farm near the end of the process and learn what is…