Local Fruit and Grape Growers Hoping for a Good Crop This Fall, by John Parker

Prospects look good for an abundant apple and other fruit crops in this area, according to local fruit growers. “Even with the sharp, cold nights of last week, we should be in good shape and are planning for an abundant…

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Are You a Former 4-H Member? by Kathy Smith

Are you a former 4-H member? Can you remember making your first tea towel or apron for the sewing project or do you remember the name of your first registered calf for 4-H? Did you have an electrical or woodworking…

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Nutrient Management/Water quality Webinar

 DATE:  April 24, 2013 | 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. LOCATION:  Online (Ohio Farm Bureau members only) Agricultural nutrient management and water quality is an issue that has been receiving a lot of attention. Recent water quality challenges have placed…

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Spring is the Season of the Optimist, by Kathy Smith

Spring is the season of the optimist and how could it not be?  My Lenten Rose produced one beautiful bloom in the snow, I hear birds singing in the morning now and yesterday I found the very first crocuses for…

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Conversation with EASE(Engage,Acknowledge,Share,Earn Trust) Training

The Northeast Counties Farm Bureau cordially invites you to attend its upcoming Conversation with EASE training program, which will be held March 21, 2013, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church, 103 1/2 Maple St. (St. Rt. 45,) Orwell….

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2013 Presidents’ Trip to Washington, D.C.

On March 4-6 our northeast counties presidents made their education and lobbying trip to Washington, D.C., with Congressional visits. The five county presidents in attendance were Ashtabula, Nathan L’Amoreaux; Geauga, Brenda Hastings; Lake, Eric Cotton; Mahoning, Brenda Markley; and Trumbull, Mark…

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OFBF Case IH Discount Program Expands

OFBF Case IH Discount Program Expands   COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – The Case IH Tractor and Equipment Incentive Program for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) members has been expanded and made easier to use. The program gives eligible Farm Bureau…

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Animals for Life Summit Registration

As of today we have 67 adults and 6 youth registered to attend The Summit. Early registration fee of $69/person is good until March 6. After that, it goes up to $89. Student rate of $25/person applies to high school students…

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Ag Column for Farm Bureau by Kathy Smith

Even though our local rural area is probably one of the best places in the world to raise a family, we still have some problems.  One of the most frustrating for both sides seems to be the generation gap. For example,…

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Online CAUV meeting Feb. 27

Landowners enrolled in Ohio’s Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) program may have noticed their CAUV values increasing along with their taxes in recent years.What’s the cause? How is this determined? What can you do about it? — There are a…

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