“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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Dussel given the Portage County Farm Bureau Distinguished Service Award

Dussel given the Portage County Farm Bureau Distinguished Service Award Michael P Dussel was born in Cuyahoga Falls, but lived in Brimfield all of his life and is a third generation farmer.  His grandfather Gus (the first) purchased the farmland in Brimfield in 1948. The farm started with cattle, sheep, pigs, chickens, grain crops and […]

Portage County Annual Meeting 2016

Portage County Annual Meeting 2016

Join us for our Annual Meeting on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at the Maplewood Career Center, 7075 State Route 88, Ravenna, Ohio. Registration – 6pm Distinguished Service Award – 6:30pm Dinner – 6:45pm Business Meeting immediately following the meal – 7:15pm Catered by: The Catered Affair Cost: $10 (member) | $20 (non-member) Paid at the door […]

Bob Evans 2016

“Dine to make a difference” at any Ohio Bob Evans Restaurant on May 16 and 17.

Save the date as Ohio Farm Bureau and Bob Evans partner to support a trio of organizations that enhance education and experience of youth in agriculture. Ohio Farm Bureau and Friends Days at Bob Evans restaurants throughout Ohio are set for May 16 and 17. The event is expected to be the largest community fundraiser […]

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Farm Bureau Bus Trip July 6-8, 2016

FARM BUREAU BUS TRIP  July 6-8, 2016 BUS TRIP FOR FARM BUREAU MEMBERS ONLY! Members are invited to join us for a bus trip to a Robotic Milking Dairy Farm, Fair Oaks Pig Farm, and the Jelly Belly Factory! We will Depart Canton, Ohio at 7:00a.m. on July 6, 2016 and return to Canton, Ohio […]

Farm Bureau Night at the Ballpark

Farm Bureau Night at the Ballpark

June 25, 2016 Game time:  7:05 p.m. Trenton Thunder vs. Akron RubberDucks Fireworks after the game! Tickets are $10 each (Ticket includes: admission, a hot dog, bag of chips, and a drink) Call (330) 456-4889 to get your tickets!


Portage County Farmers’ Share Breakfast – May 21, 2016

Come join us May 21, 2016 at Maplewood Career Center (7075 OH-88, Ravenna, Ohio) from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. or until food runs out! Cost is only $3 per person! Enjoy pancakes, eggs, sausage, milk, and coffee. All proceeds will benefit the local 4-H program and the Portage County Farm Bureau Scholarship fund. -Free gardening […]

East Ohio Women In Agriculture Conference 2016

East Ohio Women In Agriculture Conference 2016

EAST OHIO WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE CONFERENCE When:  Friday, April 1, 2016 Time:  9am-3pm Where:  R.G. Drage Career Technical Center, 2800 Richville Drive, SE, Massillon, OH 44646 Cost:  $55 adults/$30 students Registration Deadline:  March 18, 2016 (Register online at www.regonline.com/womeninageast) Who should attend: Women and Young Women (high school age) who are interested, involved, or want to […]