On Saturday, September 13, more than 130 Farm Bureau members enjoyed a wonderful meal and an evening of recognition at the Darke and Mercer Co. Farm Bureau Annual Meeting! After the meeting members shared great laughs listening to comedian Tim Bedore. During the meeting were elections of board members, delegates for the 2015 OFBF Annual Meeting and proposed 2014-15 Policies. Elected onto the 201...
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The Mercer County Fair Board, Farm Bureau, and the Wright State University - Lake Campus Agriculture and Food Science Program hosted a Mercer County Ag Day on April 15 at the Mercer County Fairgrounds and the event was a great success with 25 agricultural related displays, breakfast offer to the public and lunch donated to students, and two excellent guest speakers. More than 160 attend the breakf...
The Mercer, Auglaize and Van Wert County Farm Bureaus hosted a CAUV Update meeting April 10 at the St. Marys High School Auditorium. Guest speakers included Leah Curtis, Director of Ag. Law at the Ohio Farm Bureau, and Dick Hoffman an appraiser. These counties are up for CAUV re-evaluation next fall so members were encourage to attend. However, if you were unable to attend, attached are two packet...
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...
The 2014 Celina Farmers' Market is open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. 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 Celin...
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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