Meigs Ag Day

In May, Meigs county fourth graders all met at the county fairgrounds for a day of fun and education. They rotated through multiple stations learning about different aspects of agriculture with presentations from Ohio State University Extension – Highland County, Southern FFA, Jimmy Will, Meigs County Soil & Water Conservation District, Meigs FFA, Beka Setzer, Ohio State University Extension – Meigs County, and Greg Bailey. 

The Alexander and Amesville Elementary’s also had an Ag Day of their own this year as the Athens Soil & Water Conservation District and Federal Hocking FFA brought the stations to the schools. 

We would also like to thank the following sponsors for making Ag Day a success:

Event Sponsor

  • Athens-Meigs County Farm Bureau


  • Parker Corporation
  • Classic Brands Budweiser
  • McKee Auto Parts
  • Ohio Forest By-Products, LLC
  • Shade River Ag Service
  • Carpet One Floor & Moore
  • Twin Oaks Refrigeration
  • The Red Bird Ranch
  • Shagbark Seed & Mill
  • Holzer Health System
  • Baum Lumber
  • Athens Soil and Water Conservation District
  • Hoon Inc.

Gold Sponsors:

  • Birchfield Funeral Home
  • Simmons-Musser & Warner Ins., Inc.
  • White’s Mill

Bronze sponsors:

  • Detwiller Lumber
  • Smith and Barnes CPA
  • Jill Thompson – Athens County Auditor
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