Category : News

Poultry Ownership Workshop

Come learn more about raising poultry by attending this free event on March 15, 2016 at 6:30p.m. RSVP by March 11, 2016 by calling 330-296-3424. Click here for a copy of the flyer: Poultry Ownership Workshop

Portage County Farm Bureau Legislative Breakfast – March 28, 2016

Join us for our Legislative Breakfast on March 28, 2016 at the Maplewood Career Center, 7075 St. Rt. 88, Ravenna, Ohio. Portage County Farm Bureau’s Legislative Breakfast gives our members a chance to hear an update from our local officials and ask them questions about County, State, and National issues. YOU MUST BE A FARM BUREAU MEMBER […]

Portage County Membership Kick-off Meeting

Please join us as we kick-off the 2016 Farm Bureau membership campaign. This is a free event to members and dinner will be provided. Monday, February 8, 2016 6 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.—Registration 6:30 p.m.—Dinner Maplewood Career Center – 7075 State Route 88, Ravenna, OH 44266 BRING A FRIEND! Come out and have some fun! […]

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 […]

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      

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Portage County Annual Meeting 2015

Portage County Farm Bureau invites you to the 2015 Annual Meeting Saturday, August 1, 2015 Maplewood Career Center 7075 State Route 77, Ravenna Candidate Reception/Registration – 4:30 pm Distinguished Service Award – 5:15 pm Dinner – 5:30 pm Business Meeting held immediately following the meal – 6:15 pm COST: $5 members / $10 non-members (Paid […]