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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Mahoning County Membership Kickoff January 28th

  The Mahoning County Farm Bureau will kick off their membership campaign January 28, 2014 at Mastropietro Winery. The membership campaign is used to help renew current memberships, along with signing up new members. Membership benefits include being a part of the largest…

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Have You Ever Heard of a

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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Mahoning County Lunch & Learn Friday Dec. 6, 12-1pm

Lunch & Learn—This week’s program is 2013 Farm Tax Planning, by David Marrison, OSU Extension, RSVP to:  330-533-5538                     OSU Extension and Ohio Farm Bureau in Mahoning County are sponsoring a lunch and learn session for area farmers and ag producers.                    …

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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…

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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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Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum Dec. 4

DATE: Dec. 4, 2013 | 8:00 am – 05:30 pm LOCATION: Hyatt Regency Hotel and Columbus Convention Center, 350 North High Street, Columbus, OH 43215 The inaugural Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum will take place at the Hyatt Regency…

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It’s Really Never Too Late to Learn Something New, by Kathy Smith

It’s really never too late to learn something new. Do you believe that? And more importantly, do you actually practice it? We tend to think of education as going to school, sitting in a classroom or doing homework. But isn’t…

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