Farm Bureau Day at the Blanchard River Demonstration Farms Network

Be the guest of Ohio Farm Bureau on an all expenses paid (lunch included) tour of the Blanchard River Demonstration Farms Network! Tour attendees will learn about existing and new conservation practices implemented on all three farms in the network along with seeing pigs via a viewing room at one farm.  Attendees will also have … Read More

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Farm Science Review 2017 Bus Trip

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 The Farm Science Review, one of the nation’s premier agricultural trade and education shows, will be held at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio, September 19-21. Join Stark SWCD, OSU Extension, and Stark County Farm Bureau on a Bus Trip to the Farm Science Review on Wednesday, September 20, 2017! … Read More

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Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification

Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification 3-hour training for those with or without a pesticide applicator license Upcoming Sessions:  August 18 session What: 3-HR Ohio Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Training Session When: Friday, August 18, 2017 Where: RG Drage Career Technical School Conference Center, 2800 Richville Dr SE, Massillon, OH 44646 Details: Registration 8:30am; Program 9am-Noon (Free) Registration REQUIRED: MUST pre-register by Wednesday, August … Read More

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SWCD Grazing Management Workshop Series

Join Stark Soil and Water Conservation for their Grazing Management Workshop Series. The workshop series will be conducted by Bob Hendershot, a retired State Grassland Conservationist from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resource Conservation Service and recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Grasslander Award. Workshop Series Schedule Session 1: Tuesday, August 1st @ 6:00pm – … Read More

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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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