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Summer Leadership Camp is June 20-23

Ohio Farm Bureau will again be partnering with Ohio FFA to hold the Ohio Leadership Camp. It will be held June 20-23 at Ohio FFA Camp in Carrollton. The cost is $140 per camper. Ohio Leadership camp allows students to…

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Bellville Street Fair Tagging Date Set – July 13

There will be some changes at the 2014 Bellville Street Fair with livestock entries. The livestock directors of the fair board are trying very hard to get the word out. They know that change is difficult, but they are hopeful that…

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The new Shelby High cafeteria was filled most of the morning!

Farmers Share Breakfast set records!

To All Participants of the Farmer’s Share Breakfast held at the Shelby High School on February 22, On behalf of the Farm Bureau Board, the Farmer’s Share Breakfast committee and myself, I would like to personally take this time to…

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Get Ready for FRESH Local Foods!

I can’t wait for this winter to end and to be able to eat garden fresh foods again! To get you ready there are several great programs coming up in the next month or so. Local programs hosted by NECIC…

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Grow and Know Event April 5

Join Farm Bureau for a unique dining experience at Flying Horse Farms, a camp that provides magical, transforming experiences for children with serious illnesses. Located on 200 acres in Mt. Gilead, Flying Horse Farms serves hundreds of children and families…

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Be a Member, Sign a Member

We recently kicked off our 45 day membership campaign and we’d like your help in making this year a success. Our goal is to secure 42 new farmer members by March 6. The more people we have talking to their…

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Keep It Growing

From urban lots to abundant farmland, how one community is exploring the wide-ranging potential for local food.

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What is the Soil and Water Conservation District?

The mission of the Richland County Soil & Water Conservation District is to assist the citizens of Richland County to protect and improve the County’s natural resources by providing exceptional education, planning and technical assistance. VISION Statement: To improve the…

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Drive with reason; It’s farming season!

Harvest season is busy… busy in the fields, at the farms and on the ROADS in between. Here are some safety tips I am borrowing and expanding from OSU Extension about traveling on rural roads:  1. Be watchful! It is…

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Local son returns to finish Farm to Plate on Sept. 28

On Saturday, September 28, Hazel Grove Farm Bureau Community Council will be presenting the sixth and final demonstration for the Richland County Farm to Plate Project at the Shelby Farmers’ Market. This demonstration will feature Chef Rob Fighter who has returned…

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