Small Farm ‘Winter Sports’

My husband calls them “winter sports.” But if the images of gliding down a picturesque slope on skis or cross-country skiing with every twig and tree branch covered in snow; or beautiful, graceful iceskaters doing long glides and jumps or…

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The 12 Days of Christmas

Most of you are probably in a panic because Christmas is only a day or so away. There are never enough hours in the day at this time of year.  Listening to Christmas music is one of my favorite ways…

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What Are You Thankful For? by Kathy Smith

What are you thankful for as we celebrate Thanksgiving 2014? High on my list is the fact that our country conducted an important mid-term election on November 4 of this year and there wasn’t a tank in sight. There were…

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Most Farmers I Know Are Workaholics, by Kathy Smith

Most farmers I know are workaholics. Of course anyone who works for themselves really has to be. When you are self-employed, everything and there’s no two ways about it—everything— depends on you getting the job done no matter what it…

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West Orchards

Farmers Feed Our Needs at West Orchards in Perry

With fluctuating food prices, an unsteady economy and the major holiday season just around the corner, Lake County Farm Bureau, West Orchards of Perry, Classic Ford in Madison, Farm Credit, PNC Bank and WKKY104.7FM will be hosting the sixth annual…

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It’s Time to Preserve Some of the Abundance, by Kathy Smith

Are you so tired of canning and freezing vegetables that you’re ready to scream?  Do you have nightmares about someone leaving a huge pile of peppers on your back porch or you’re seeing ears of corn in your dreams? Well,…

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Summer is Going Fast! by Kathy Smith

Summer is going fast! That means it’s time to pack up the kids, the dog, the tent and go camping. Most farmers I know think that they get enough time enjoying the great outdoors while working in the fields every…

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It’s the Time of Year for Reunions, by Kathy Smith

It’s the time of year for reunions—whether it’s your 25th or 50th high school class reunion or a family reunion, they are a very important part of your life. Your school reunion is a group of people you only spent…

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TrumbullCounty

2014 Trumbull County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

The Trumbull County Farm Bureau 2014 Annual Meeting will be Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 at Vernon’s Cafe, 720 Youngstown Warren Rd., Niles, Ohio, beginning with a reception at 6 pm followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. The purpose of the…

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Local Farm Bill Briefings

Details about the Farm Bill have been long anticipated by the agricultual commmunity.  In an effort to keep our members informed, Ohio Farm Bureau is partnering with Farm Credit, OSU Extension and the Farm Service Agency to conduct three Farm…

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