It’s Cabin Fever, by Kathy Smith

There’s a terrible disease going around right now. No, it’s not the cough, colds or flu that everyone seems to have. No, it’s worse—it’s cabin fever!  This dreaded sickness shows up about this time every year in northeastern Ohio and…

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Lake County Membership Kickoff Feb. 7

Join Ashtabula & Lake County Farm Bureaus as we kick-off our membership campaigns for 2015. Meet your county board trustees, hear about our upcoming programs and receive more details on some of your member benefits! By being a Farm Bureau…

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What to do about CAUV

To learn more about the CAUV program, check out this resource from Ohio Farm Bureau.

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Small Farm ‘Winter Sports’

My husband calls them “winter sports.” But if the images of gliding down a picturesque slope on skis or cross-country skiing with every twig and tree branch covered in snow; or beautiful, graceful iceskaters doing long glides and jumps or…

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The 12 Days of Christmas

Most of you are probably in a panic because Christmas is only a day or so away. There are never enough hours in the day at this time of year.  Listening to Christmas music is one of my favorite ways…

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What Are You Thankful For? by Kathy Smith

What are you thankful for as we celebrate Thanksgiving 2014? High on my list is the fact that our country conducted an important mid-term election on November 4 of this year and there wasn’t a tank in sight. There were…

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Most Farmers I Know Are Workaholics, by Kathy Smith

Most farmers I know are workaholics. Of course anyone who works for themselves really has to be. When you are self-employed, everything and there’s no two ways about it—everything— depends on you getting the job done no matter what it…

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West Orchards

Farmers Feed Our Needs at West Orchards in Perry

Farm Bureau, West Orchards, PNC Bank, Classic Ford, Farm Credit and WKKY present ‘Farmers Feed Our Needs’  With fluctuating food prices, an unsteady economy and the major holiday season just around the corner, Lake County Farm Bureau, West Orchards of…

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It’s Time to Preserve Some of the Abundance, by Kathy Smith

Are you so tired of canning and freezing vegetables that you’re ready to scream?  Do you have nightmares about someone leaving a huge pile of peppers on your back porch or you’re seeing ears of corn in your dreams? Well,…

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Lake County Farm Bureau 2014 Annual Meeting

Lake County Farm Bureau members are invited to attend the 2014 Lake County Farm  Bureau Annual Meeting.  The purpose of this meeting will be to highlight the activities of the past year, and to lay the ground work for our programs in…

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