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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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Trumbull County Fall Foliage Tour

The 2015 Trumbull County Fall Foliage Tour will be in Gustavus on Sunday, October 11, from 1 – 5 pm.  The featured stops are Logan Acres, W.I. Miller & Sons and the Gustavus Federated Church.  Also with displays at the church…

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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…

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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…

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2015 Trumbull County Annual Meeting

The Trumbull County Annual Meeting has been set for Thursday, August 13, 2015, at Vernon’s Cafe, 720 Youngstown Warren Road in Niles, Ohio, beginning with a reception at 6:00 pm, dinner at 6:30.  The cost will be $15.00 per person. …

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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…

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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…

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Do You Enjoy Cooking? by Kathy Smith

Do you enjoy cooking? Some of us would immediately say, “Yes!” However, if you’ve served the leftover roast three different nights, can’t stand the thought of another egg dish, and have no idea fortonight’s supper, you might say, “No way!” Cooking…

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Trumbull County Farm Bureau Scholarship Application deadline is April 27, 2015

Applicant’s immediate family must be current Farm Bureau members. Applicant or applicant’s parent/guardian must be a Trumbull County Farm Bureau member. Applicant must prove enrollment in a 2 or 4 year degree program and can apply for undergraduate degree only….

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I Wonder If You Get Common Sense From Playing In A Creek, by Kathy Smith

Kids today have a totally different view of “playing” than we adults have. Most of them are so smart it’s almost scary and yet they seem to lack common sense and responsibility. Their idea of playing is watching a movie…

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