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 […]

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Membership Appreciation Weekend

Membership Appreciation Weekend June 17–18, 2017   Farm Bureau members are invited to enjoy a day at Cedar Point June 17 and 18. Full price gate tickets are $67, but on these Member Appreciation dates, tickets are just $33.50 per day. The ticket also includes admission to Cedar Point Shores water park. Log in to the […]

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Membership Recognition Party

  The Columbiana, Portage, Stark and Summit County Farm Bureaus held a membership campaign recognition party for volunteers that helped sign-up new and renewal members for the campaign.  This year’s theme was a Monopoly theme and members gathered Monopoly money to use at the auction at Hartville Kitchen.  Throughout the campaign we had many volunteers […]

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Portage County Farm Bureau holds legislative breakfast

The Portage County Farm Bureau held its annual legislative breakfast April 28, 2017 at Maplewood Career Center.  Farm Bureau members had the chance to meet with local, state and national officials to discuss issues.  Our local officials were also given a chance to give an update on programs, issues and concerns they had. Dr. Larry […]

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Portage Legislative Breakfast

Members are invited to join us for our legislative breakfast at Maplewood Career Center, 7075 OH-88, Conference Room A, Ravenna, Ohio on April 28, 2017. You will get a chance to hear an update from our local officials and ask them questions about county, state, and national issues. 7:30 am: Registration 8:00 am: Breakfast 9:45 […]

Membership Drive Check-in and Board Meeting Cancelled Tonight

The Portage County Farm Bureau membership drive meeting and board meeting is being rescheduled to March 21, 2017 at 6:30p.m. If you have any questions please give us a call at 330-456-4889.

BWC Safety Meeting

BWC Safety Meeting March 20, 2017 The Columbiana, Portage, Stark, and Summit County Farm Bureau will hold a BWC Safety Meeting on March 20, 2017 at the Summit County Fairgrounds, 229 E. Howe Rd., Tallmadge, Ohio 44278. 6:30 p.m. Registration/Dinner will be provided 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Presentation Speakers:   Nicholas Coia, Industrial Safety Consultant […]

“LOVE” Your Soil Workshop

“LOVE” Your Soil Workshop

“LOVE” Your Soil! Cover Crop Workshop for Farmers DATE: Tuesday, February 14, 2017 TIME: 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. PLACE:  Portage SWCD, 6970 OH-88, Ravenna, OH 44266 Please RSVP to the SWCD office (330) 297-7633 x 101 or email to Marybeth at mwillett@portageswcd.org by February 10.  Seating is limited.  Refreshments provided. Presenters:   Dave Brandt, Farmer […]

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Portage County Farm Bureau 2017 Membership Kickoff

Please join us as we kickoff the 2017 Portage County Farm Bureau membership campaign! This is a free event to members and dinner will be provided. DATE:  Thursday, February 9, 2017 TIME: 6:30 p.m WHERE:  Maplewood Career Center – 7075 State Route 88, Ravenna, OH 44266 BRING A FRIEND! Come out and have some fun! * Learn […]

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Portage County Farm Bureau offers 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 […]