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Portage County Farm Bureau offers two scholarship opportunities

All Portage County Farm Bureau members young and old are encouraged to apply for both of these scholarship opportunities.  Whether you are looking to go to college, take a class to better yourself or attend an agriculture educational conference don’t miss out at a chance to apply for some financial help. Portage County Robert Brookover […]


Portage County Farm Bureau Photo Contest Winners

The Portage County Farm Bureau held a fall photo contest through the Facebook page.  Congratulations to our winner!  In no particular order:  Nancy Bredemeier(horse), Geoffery Williams(barn) and Kayla Ballentine(tractor). Thank you to the 40+ submissions!  The winners will get a Farm Bureau 30 ounce RTIC travel cup.  Be on the lookout for a winter photo […]

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Farm To City Day

The Portage County Farm Bureau will be hosting a breakfast at Maplewood Career Center in Ravenna, Ohio from 8am to 12pm on June 8, 2019.  Enjoy a locally grown breakfast for $3 of pancakes, eggs, sausage and milk or coffee. We will also be serving maple syrup from Goodell Family Farm in Mantua, Ohio. We will […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ag Outlook Meeting

The Columbiana, Mahoning, Portage and Stark County Farm Bureau will be holding an agriculture outlook meeting on February 19, 2019 at Marlington High School auditorium(10450 Moulin Ave NE, Alliance, OH 44601). Doors will open at 6:30pm and the program will start promptly at 7pm Benjamin Brown, Program Manager-Farm Management Program for the Ohio State University, […]

Farm to City Day

Farm to City Day

Come out and enjoy a day with some our or local farmers! Enjoy a breakfast of eggs, sausage, pancakes and a drink for only $2! While at Maplewood make sure to check out the livestock and machinery display’s! The breakfast will run from 8am to 11am or until we run out of food! We hope […]

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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, […]