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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 […]

Portage County Farm Bureau offers college scholarships

Apply today for our college scholarship! The Portage County Farm Bureau will be awarding five scholarships this year under the Robert Brookover Scholarship Program. The field of agriculture is always in need of well-trained graduates. Agricultural occupations are vital to our agricultural community. If you are interested in a career in agriculture, are planning to […]

Community Breakfast

Come join us September 23, 2017 at the Maplewood Career Center (7075 OH-88, Ravenna, Ohio) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or until food runs out! Cost is only $3 per person! Enjoy scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, milk, orange juice, and coffee. There will be agriculture education and kids activities.

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Portage County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting

Portage County Farm Bureau invites you to our 2017 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Maplewood Career Center, 7075 OH-88, Ravenna, OH. Registration – 6 pm Distinguished Service Award – 6:30 pm Dinner – 6:45 pm Business meeting immediately following the meal – 7:15 pm Catered by the Catered Affair. COST: (Paid at […]

Farm Bureau Day at the Blanchard River Demonstration Farms Network

On September 8, 2017, 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. […]

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Portage County Farm Bureau Announces Scholarship Winners

PORTAGE COUNTY FARM BUREAU ROBERT BROOKOVER SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS Congratulations to the following five recipients of the 2017 Portage County Farm Bureau Robert Brookover Scholarship Award winners. Andrew Boring I graduated from Southeast High School in 2016 and I am currently attending the Moody Bible Institute.  I am pursuing a degree in Pastoral Studies.  My goal […]

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 […]