Farmers have to make major decisions dictated by the weather

Farmers and the Weather


Lake County Scholarships Available

Scholarship due date April 1, 2016.


County Membership Kick-Off

Join us Feb. 13 at Pairing’s Ohio as we gear up for the 2016 Membership Campaign and introduce our new membership model to grow and strengthen our community! We have a membership level that is right for EVERYONE, whether you farm, enjoy food events or the great outdoors!


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.


Free Membership Offer to Lake County Young Farmers

Updated offer!!! Lake County Young Farmers, ages 18-24. We are offering a “Free” membership to the Lake County Farm Bureau to the first “13” young farmers who call the office today, Nov. 24, or tomorrow, Nov. 25. Our office phone number…


Lake County Annual Meeting September 14, 2015

Please join us on Monday, September 14, 2015, at Chalet Debonne for our Lake County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting.  Use the attached link for address and times and remember to call the office at:  440-437-8700 for reservations.  See you there! Attachments…


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…


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…