Mahoning County Lunch and Learn

Mahoning County February 2016 Lunch & Learn will be this Friday, Feb. 5.  February’s topic will focus on farm safety and count toward the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation safety training requirements. Key speakers will be Dee Jepsen and Loren Noel….


Workers’ Compensation Safety Meeting

The Friday Lunch & Learn Series


County Membership Kick-Off

Join us for Breakfast at St. Rose Church – Feb. 13


Farm Bureau offers scholarships

Applications are due March 1.


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…


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…


Summer Lunch & Learn On the Farm!!

Join us for a continuation of the Lunch & Learn series with OSU Extension and the Mahoning County Farm Bureau.  Get important updates on the fertilizer certification process and legislation regarding nutrient management.  We’ll discuss crop updates, sources for information…


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…