An Old Farmer’s Advice, by Kathy Smith

While cleaning out the dump truck a few months ago, you know the two hour project yielding everything from the gloves my husband had me looking for, to bale strings, coffee cups, Bloomfield sale receipts, tools, straps to tie down…

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Ohio Farm Bureau names Discussion Meet finalists

  COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Four finalists have been named in Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s (OFBF) 2014 Discussion Meet. They are Elaine Beekman of Wellington, Christen Clemson of Cortland, Elizabeth Mead of Mechanicsburg and Victoria Shaw of Litchfield. The annual contest tests…

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Lake County Membership check-in February 12th

Our 2014 membership campaign continues as we move closer to our goal of signing 21 new members, active or associate, by March 17!  Stop in Feb. 12th, drop off your memberships and pick up more supplies.  Ty will have everything you…

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Northeast Counties Farm Bureau Workers’ Compensation Safety Meetings

One very important part of reducing Workers’ Compensation premiums is to reduce the number of claims/accidents within this group-rating program. This can be accomplished by each member doing his or her own part to ensure a safe work environment. Attendance…

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Farmers Have Always Been Obsessed About the Weather, by Kathy Smith

Farmers have always been obsessed about the weather. Of course it’s only natural since the weather not only dictates what a farmer does on a daily basis, but also how crops grow,are harvested and whether a farmer has a “good”…

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Lake County Membership Kickoff Jan. 29

The Lake County Farm Bureaus will kick off their membership campaign Jan. 29, 2014 at Little Mountain Brewing.  The membership campaign is used to help renew current memberships, along with signing up new members. Membership benefits include being a part of…

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Have You Ever Heard of a Farm Christmas?

Have you ever heard of a “farm Christmas”? If you are over about 60, you may have celebrated a farm Christmas when you were younger. Do you remember going to the woods to look for a tree or tree top…

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YAP Winter Leadership Conference deadline is Dec. 13

*Young Agricultural Professionals Leadership Experience is an opportunity to build personal and professional skills, network with agricultural leaders, and learn to make a difference in your community, Farm Bureau and agriculture. We have an agenda with 13 workshops for you…

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What We Are Thankful For, by John Parker

Thanksgiving Day will soon be here.  You probably don’t need to be reminded of that because many families have been busy getting ready for this day.  Some will be traveling a distance to be with others while many have families…

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We Have So Much To Be Grateful For, by Kathy Smith

We have so much to be grateful for as we celebrate Thanksgiving 2013. I read somewhere recently that if you’re not cold or hungry, then you are blessed. Isn’t that what we as humans usually do—take all the basic necessities…

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