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