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Meeting to examine employment law and crisis prevention on the farm

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and Wright & Moore Law are sponsoring a seminar dealing with employment law and crisis prevention on the farm. The meeting will provide information about employment practices to protect farmers’ businesses, legal compliance measures and crisis preparedness…

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Summit County Farm Bureau Website

For current news and events, please visit our website: Summit County Farm Bureau

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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.

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County Young Ag Professionals groups taking off

For many years one or two statewide events for Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Agricultural Professionals (YAP) represented most of the opportunities specifically for Farm Bureau members ages 18-35. Now many county level YAP groups are beginning to form or to become established parts of their county Farm Bureau’s programming.

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Summit County Farm Bureau receives grant for creative programming

Summit County Farm Bureau was one of four county Farm Bureaus selected nationwide to receive a $700 grant from the American Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee to help fund “Our Food Link” activities. Our Food Link is a year-round program that county and state Farm Bureaus can use to effectively reach consumers of all ages and backgrounds with information about today’s agriculture.

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Tracy Emrick stands in front of Basket of Life Farm, one of the 11 farms in the Countryside Initiative farm lease program. Basket of Life Farm operates a CSA and sells at farmers markets.

Our Community, Tracy Emrick

Tracy Emrick, Core Partnership Manager, Countryside Conservancy, Summit County Farm Bureau member

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