Voices of Coos County Agriculture
Agriculture has always played a vital role in the economy and culture of Coos County. As part of the 102nd Annual Meeting of New Hampshire Farm Bureau, hosted by Coos County Farm Bureau, we spoke to folks from four different farms to learn more about the history and community of Coos County agriculture.
AFBF Vice-President at NHFB Annual Meeting
American Farm Bureau Federation Vice-President Scott VanderWal joined New Hampshire Farm Bureau Federation for our 100th Annual Meeting. Scott toured area farms before addressing the crowd at lunch. In this brief excerpt, Scott talks about how trips like this help inform AFBF leadership to better serve farmers in our region.
Young Farmer Takeover - Highway View Farm
From time to time we invite New Hampshire Young Farmers to 'Take Over' our Facebook page to show what life is like on the farm. In this video, Adam Crete of Highway View Farm in Boscawen, NH gives us a glimpse into life during corn chopping season.
Young Farmer Takeover - Pritchard Farms
From time to time we invite New Hampshire Young Farmers to 'Take Over' our Facebook page to show what life is like on the farm. In this video, Jay & Leandra Pritchard of Pritchard Farms in Pembroke, NH prepare their land for planting season.
Maple Sugaring in New Hampshire
Maple sugaring is a big part of agriculture in New Hampshire. As the state gets ready to celebrate Maple Weekend and Maple Month, New Hampshire Farm Bureau spent a day with the farmers at Windswept Maples Farm in Loudon, NH to get taste of what goes into the sugaring process.
2015 Young Farmer Summer Games Recap
Here is a recap of the competition at the 2015 NHFB Young Farmer Summer Games held at Northwinds Farm in North Stratford, NH on July, 11th. Three teams competed in seven events for bragging rights as NH's Young Farmer Summer Games Champions.
Merrimack County Farm Bureau 100 Year Celebration
In 2016 New Hampshire Farm Bureau is celebrating 100 years as the voice of agriculture in the Granite State. To mark the occasion, each month, a different county Farm Bureau is hosting a special event. In February, Merrimack County Farm Bureau hosted a farm vehicle safety workshop with NH State Trooper Todd C. Ferris at Carter Hill Orchard in Concord.
Dirt Road Diaries
"Dirt Road Diaries" is a collection of interviews with NH Farm Bureau veterans discussing the Farm Bureau's grand history and their own personal agricultural backgrounds. This video was created by NHFB Intern, Ryan Cox, in the summer of 2014.