Geauga County offers Agricultural Leadership Scholarship Awards

Scholarship application deadline: April 27


Farmers have to make major decisions dictated by the weather

Farmers and the Weather


County Membership Kick-Off

Join us at Blazin’ Bills – Feb. 18


Boyert elected to Ohio Farm Bureau board

Michael Boyert of Seville was elected to a three-year term as Northeast regional trustee for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) during the organization’s 97th annual meeting Dec. 2-4 in Columbus.


Lots of Uses for the Skid Steer, by Kathy Smith

One of the most important tools for today’s farmer is the skid steer.  Some farmers here in Ashtabula County have owned one for many years, but we purchased one just last fall.  On our small farm there wasn’t a way…

Three generations of the Sage family help out today on the family farm: Eleanor and her granddaughter Stephanie (front row) and Benjamin, Bob and John.

Picking Their Way

Northern Ohio climate helps Sage family orchard take root


Being A City Farmer Is Not Always Easy, by Kathy Smith

Do you know anyone who lives in the city and longs to be a farmer?  We have some relatives and friends who have farm backgrounds but are now urban dwellers.  Being a city farmer is not always easy.  They have…


Do Animals Have A Sense Of Humor? by Kathy Smith

Have you ever wondered if animals have a sense of humor? Well, I have because living on a farm in Ashtabula County for quite a few years has given me a chance to observe lots of animal behavior. And I’ve…


Making First Cutting Hay, by Kathy Smith

Many farmers in Ashtabula County have started making first cutting hay.  Recent rains slowed the progress somewhat, but several farmers around us have mowed and baled.  The hay being made at this time of year is especially important because it…


Geauga County Farm Bureau Ice Cream Social

Join us on Thursday, June 25th, at Sirna’s Farm & Market, 6:30pm.  Please RSVP to the office at:  440-437-8700 or [email protected] by June 22nd.  See the invitation on this link for further details. Attachments Geauga_Social_2015.pdf