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Young Ag Professionals Leadership Conference 2016

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Agricultural Professionals will hold its annual Leadership Experience Jan. 29-30 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Columbus. The event includes 20 workshops covering a wide range of food and farming topics. To view the brochure and detailed information on the event CLICK HERE. To register for the event, please fill […]

Fall 2015 Newsletter

Click here to view our Portage County Fall Newsletter 2015 We need additional help to grow and expand our educational programs.  If you would like to join us and take an active part in these programs, please email us at portage@ofbf.org      


Portage County Drive it Yourself Farm Tour 2015

Saturday, September 26, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. FREE Family Fun! Take a tour of each place and learn more about Portage County Agriculture! Drive-it-Yourself and visit: Deerfield Farms Services, Inc. 9041 Rt 224 Deerfield, Ohio 44411 http://www.deerfieldfarms.com/   Kline Honey Bee Farm 3015 St. Rt. 14 Edinburg, Ohio 44266 http://klinehoneybee.com/website/   Stotler’s […]

Donald  Smith Family

Donald Smith receives Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award of the Portage County Farm Bureau Federation is the highest honor we can bestow on an individual.  The award is given to a bonafide farmer who has made an outstanding contribution to their local community and the industry of agriculture.  This year’s recipient was Donald Smith of Atwater. Don Smith is a […]


Off Road Vehicles on the Farm

Off-Road Vehicles on the Farm Utility vehicles (UTVs) and all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), like the Polaris RANGER and Sportsman, are becoming critical tools for on-farm jobs. If you aren’t using an ATV or UTV, consider the many ways these vehicles can help you complete farm work more quickly and efficiently. “Off-road vehicles are becoming a must-have on farms […]

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