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Apply today for the Bruce & Carlene Patterson Educational Fund

The Bruce & Carlene Patterson Educational Fund was established to provide funding to individuals wishing to pursue a career in agriculture and fields related to and directly supporting agriculture or those wishing to further their education to improve their agricultural and related skills. Unlike many scholarship funds grants from this fund are awarded based on […]

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Portage County Farm Bureau Legislative Breakfast

Join us for our Legislative Breakfast on April 9, 2018 at Maplewood Career Center, 7075 OH-88, Conference Room A, Ravenna, OH 44266. This event gives our members a chance to hear an update from our local officials and ask them questions about County, State, and National issues. Jenna Beadle, State Policy Director for the Ohio […]

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Produce Safety Meetings

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training Course Announcement The Ohio Department of Agriculture, Division of Food Safety is announcing Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower Trainings on March 21 and 22, 2018 to be held at the Kent Free Library, 312 West Main Street Kent, OH 44240.  There are two training sessions and each day will be […]

Portage small businesses, small farms and non-profits can apply for disaster loans

SBA Offers Working Capital Loans to Ohio Small Businesses Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations located in Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, […]

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Portage County Farm Bureau announces Membership Campaign Kickoff

The Portage County Farm Bureau will hold its Membership Campaign Kickoff February 19, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Portage County Soil & Water Garden Room located at 6970 OH-88, Ravenna, OH 44266. The membership kickoff will review Farm Bureau accomplishments and provide volunteers with information they can use to answer questions about the organization and member […]

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