January 2018

3 Black River FFA members shine at State Job Interview Contest

On December 2, three members of the Black River FFA Chapter proudly represented our chapter in the State Job Interview Career Development Event at The Ohio State University. Anna Shearer, Molly Cordonnier and Cole Haswell, were amongst nine other individuals within their respective divisions. The Job Interview competition is one that allows students to showcase

Black River FFA participates in Novice State Parliamentary Procedure Contest

On December 16, the Black River FFA participated in the Novice State Parliamentary Procedure Career Development Event at The Ohio State University. The Parliamentary Procedure competition is an assessment of a student’s ability to participate effectively in a business meeting or other group decision making situations. The team performs in a FFA mock-type meeting for

Black River FFA holds annual Chili Cookoff

The Black River FFA Chapter annual Chili Cookoff is an event that truly brings out the “best of the best” when it comes to chili. Five FFA members armed with home-cooked pots of spicy, sweet and original recipes participated in the competition. After everyone had a chance to sample the different types and vote, the

May 2017

The Ohio Legislature Is Considering CAUV Reform

(Photo credit: Mike Schenk, The Wooster Daily Record) Farmers have been struggling with larger property tax bills in recent years, as farm production values have declined. But the Ohio Legislature has taken up the issue. "Both the House and Senate measures tweak the CAUV formula with an eye toward making it more reflective of current

April 2017

2017 Policy Development Meeting

On April 7, 2017, the Medina County Farm Bureau hosted it’s annual Policy Development Meeting with local officials and professionals at the Medina County Administration Building. Thank you to local officials and professionals who attended: Judge Kevin Dunn Jeff Van Loon, Department of Soil & Water Kyle White, OSU Extension Colin Johnson, Medina County Health Department John

March 2017

Medina Young Farmers Help Kansas Farmers

The Medina County Farm Bureau is proud to highlight the efforts of local farmers who donated time, supplies, money, and more to help aid farmers who suffered horrible wildfires in Kansas. "Earlier this month,wildfires swept through parts Texas, Oklahoma, Florida, Colorado and Kansas, burning hundreds of thousands of acres of land and killing thousands of

November 2016

Medina Young Farmers Help Decorate for Medina Fairgrounds Holiday Lights

The young farmers came out on a beautiful day  to help the Medina fairgrounds prepare for their upcoming Holiday Lights drive thru. These young farmers decorated the "Farm Bureau Shanty" and Emilous cottage building along with helping Judy Siman put up a new Cinderella display. The fair is looking for more help to finish displays before

October 2016

Harvest Season Is Here!

The Medina County Farm Bureau wants to remind everyone that harvest time is upon us. This means that farmers will be out working long hours to bring their harvest in before the winter weather comes. This also means that there will be an increase in farm equipment out on the roads. Please remember to drive

August 2016

2016 Season’s Harvest Success!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2016 Season's Harvest Dinner on August 18th! The dinner and fundraising event was a huge success, raising money for Feeding Medina County. The event was hosted by Creek Bend Ranch, in Burbank, Ohio. This year's event consisted of a live and

2016 Medina County Fair Ag Tent

The 2016 Agriculture Tent sponsored by the Medina County Farm Bureau, Farm Credit Services and the Medina County Agricultural Society was part of the family entertainment area located at the south end of the fairgrounds near the Community Center. This year’s hands-on activities included a mechanical cow, steer roping, a corn box, sheep, a baby