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CAUV Update

Published Mar. 21, 2014

Thursday,  April 10 @ 7pm St. Marys High School Auditorium 2250 State Route 66N in St. Marys Join us for a CAUV Update meeting hosted by the Mercer, Auglaize and Van Wert Co. Farm Bureaus. These counties are up for CAUV reevaluation next fall so members are encourage to attend and learn more about what’s to come. Guest speakers include Leah Curtis, Director of  Ag. Law at the Ohio Farm Bureau, an...


Mercer Co. Ag. Day April 15

Published Mar. 21, 2014

Family Farming and Passing on the Farm:  Two entertaining speakers coming to Mercer County. “I’m Farming and I Grow It” or “Chore” are witty parodies created by the Peterson Brothers from rural Kansas focusing on the life of a farmer.  These parodies spread the message to America’s youth about the importance of agriculture and the hard work it entails.  For this reason the Mercer County Fair Boar...


Scholarships Available

Published Mar. 21, 2014

The county will be accepting scholarship applications once again this year. Applicants must be a high school senior entering college or a college freshman entering his/her second year of college in the fall of 2014 majoring in agriculture. Parents of the applicant must be members of the Mercer County Farm Bureau in good standing. All applicants must complete an application and participate in a per...


NEW! Farm Recycling Project

Published Mar. 21, 2014

We are in the early stages of a great recycling opportunity! Auglaize, Mercer, Logan and Shelby County Farm Bureau are partnering with several groups on a farm recycling project. Gather your bale wrap, silage plastic, twine and take it to county specific locations to be recycled. The Counties are working with the Overbey Recycling company in Lewistown, Ohio to take these farm products and reuse th...


Annual Meeting Success

Published Mar. 21, 2014

On Saturday, September 14 more than 160 Darke and Mercer Co. Farm Bureau members and their families took part in our inaugural joint County Annual Meeting! With a desire to change things up and offer our members a thank you forbelonging, the counties worked together to provide a fun   evening out. After a wonderful meal and meeting, we wereentertained by special guest comedian Drew Hastings. Anati...


2014 March Newsletter

Published Mar. 21, 2014

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Meet your 2013-14 Board Officers & Trustees

Published Mar. 20, 2014

Dennis Howick, President                  Center/Union #7   Steve Zumberge, Vice President         Washington/Jefferson #4   Theresa Howick, Secretary & Public Policy Chair   Dave Moorman, Treasurer                  Liberty/Black Creek #1   Bill Evers                Butler/Granville #3   Nikki Hawk, Membership Chair Gibson/Recovery #5   Mark Houts           Dublin/Hopewell #2   Gary Mesch...


HOOF IT! at the Mercer Co. Fair

Published Aug. 16, 2013

Wow, what a fun experience we had during the “Hoof It!” adventure at the 2013 Mercer County Fair! This “scavenger hunt” for clues on agriculture and healthy living topics was a big hit with kids and adults alike. Hoof It! was a joint collaboration with the Mercer County Farm Bureau, Grand Lake/Wabash Watershed Alliance, Mercer Health and OSU Extension, Mercer County 4-H.  The group provided 10 sta...


2013 Summer Newsletter

Published Aug. 16, 2013

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Celina Farmers Market

Published Mar. 18, 2013

The 2014 Celina Farmers' Market is open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from May through October at the Mercer County Courthouse, 101 N. Main St. in Celina.  The market features locally grown, fresh produce, homemade foods and baked goods, plants & flowers & artisan crafts.  The market welcomes more sellers.  Information about the market and application forms are available at the Celi...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Jill Smith

Mailing Address:
105 E. Bremen St., P.O. Box 310
New Knoxville, OH 45871

Toll Free (877) 775-7642

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