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Stark County Farm Bureau announces scholarship winners!

STARK SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS 2017-2018 Congratulations to the following five recipients of the 2017 Stark County Farm Bureau Scholarship Award winners.   Douglas Hutnick is majoring in Natural Resource Management at The Ohio State University.  He graduated from St Thomas Aquinas High School in May of 2015 where he received his high school’s Presidents Service Award, received the … Read More

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OFBF seeking State Fair Ambassadors

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) is seeking candidates to serve as ambassadors for the 2017 Ohio State Fair. Ambassadors will assist OFBF in staffing interactive exhibits and educating fairgoers at the Land and Living Exhibit in the Donahey Ag & Hort Building. The program provides the opportunity to interact with many leaders in Ohio … Read More

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Membership Appreciation Weekend

Membership Appreciation Weekend June 17–18, 2017   Farm Bureau members are invited to enjoy a day at Cedar Point June 17 and 18. Full price gate tickets are $67, but on these Member Appreciation dates, tickets are just $33.50 per day. The ticket also includes admission to Cedar Point Shores water park. Log in to the … Read More

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CAUV reform

UPDATED: May 10, 2017 Editors: The following statement can be attributed to the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. With passage of SB 36, the Ohio Senate has taken a much needed step to help farmers who have been subjected to extraordinary property tax increases. By reforming the Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) formula, the bill will … Read More

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A high school FFA project becomes a career

The following article was written by Katie Noyes and published in Farm and Dairy.  A link to the original article appears below.  A high school FFA project becomes a career PARIS, Ohio — Whether he was pushing his tractors across the living room floor or in the dirt of the backyard, ever since he was child, … Read More

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BWC Safety Meeting

BWC Safety Meeting March 20, 2017 The Columbiana, Portage, Stark, and Summit County Farm Bureau will hold a BWC Safety Meeting on March 20, 2017 at the Summit County Fairgrounds, 229 E. Howe Rd., Tallmadge, Ohio 44278. 6:30 p.m. Registration/Dinner will be provided 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Presentation Speakers:   Nicholas Coia, Industrial Safety Consultant … Read More

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2017 Stark County Membership Kickoff

Join us as we kickoff the 2017 Stark County Farm Bureau membership campaign! This is a free event to members and dinner will be provided. WHEN: Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. WHERE: Golden Corral, 4910 Dressler Rd. NW, Canton, OH 44718 BRING A FRIEND! Come out and have some fun! * Learn how … Read More

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Stark County Farm Bureau Scholarships 2017

Apply today for our college scholarship!   The Stark County Farm Bureau is again sponsoring a Scholarship Program. We give out a total of 5 scholarships for $1,000 each to members and their children in Stark County. The county recipients will be chosen in May 2017 and receive a $1,000 scholarship upon our receipt of proof of enrollment. If … Read More

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FSMA -Food Safety Modernization Act Seminar

FSMA – Food Safety Modernization Act Seminar “What You Need to Know” Thursday, November 10, 2016 @ 6:30 p.m. Hartville Kitchen – West Wing, 1015 Edison Street, Hartville, Ohio The Ohio State University, Countryside Conservancy and Farm Bureau are holding a Seminar on “What You Need To Know” about the FSMA – Food Safety Modernization … Read More

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Workshop for Agricultural Land Owners

Workshop For Agricultural Land Owners Massillon, Ohio- Do you want to learn more about the importance of soil health and farm rental agreements for your land? Stark Soil and Water Conservation District and The Ohio State University Extension of Stark County are planning a workshop for Stark County Land Owners. This excellent opportunity will be … Read More

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