Attention Auglaize County Young Farmers and others who want to learn more about growing their farm operations! OSU Extension Auglaize County and Auglaize County Farm Bureau have organized a series of meetings designed to help you gain more information about growing, changing, or starting your own farm enterprises.

This meeting series will take place once a month from June to September at various locations around the county.

Meeting details

Ag Finance: June 23, 7 p.m. SideRail meeting room, 17 E. Auglaize Street, Wapakoneta. Our speaker will be Micah Mensing, with Farm Credit Mid-America. Micah will give tips on finance strategies and the process of securing financial resources. Sponsored by Farm Credit Mid America. A meal will be served so please RSVP to Jamie Hampton at 419-910-6050 or [email protected].

Succession Planning: July 28, 7 p.m. Manchester Farms, 29249 St. Rt. 385 Lakeview. Speaker will be David Marrison, with OSU Extension Coshocton County. David will talk about the importance of setting a plan in place to secure your farms through the generations.

Farm Liability: Aug. 25, 7 p.m. Leffel Farms, 15626 st. Rt. 66 N. St. Marys. Speaker will be Peggy Hall, OSU, Ag, and Natural Resources Law program. Peggy will discuss liability issues on the farm. Session sponsored by Block Insurance.

Niche Operations: Sept. 29, 7 p.m. Five Vines Winery, 12179 Buckland-Holden Rd, Wapakoneta. Speaker will be Christi Welch, OSU Direct Ag-marketing Specialist, and a panel of farmers who have started growing in different avenues, with niche products like honey or maple syrup.

We hope you will join us at these great events. For questions, please contact the Farm Bureau office at 877-775-7642 or [email protected]

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