Qualifications: Must be a high school senior entering college or a college freshman entering second year of college in the fall of 2015 majoring in Agriculture. Applicant must be 21 or under. Parents of the applicant must be members of the Mercer County Farm Bureau in good standing. All applicants must complete the attached application and participate in a personalinterview. Amount: A $500.00 A...
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Rain Barrel Workshop Thursday, April 9 6:30-8:00pm Junior Fair Building Mercer County Fairgrounds Barrel and Kit: $40 Workshop Limited to 25 Kits Learn how to build and care for your own rain barrel to register call 419-586-3289 or stop in the Mercer Soil & Water Conservation District office. Sponsored by Grand Lake/Wabash Watershed Alliance, Mercer County Farm Bureau, and Mercer Soil & Wa...
Ohio State University Extension has set up dozens of fertilizer certification classes and combination fertilizer/pesticide application classes for farmers. To help farmers make the best use of their time, Extension is offering many fertilizer certification classes in conjunction with pesticide recertification classes. The classes can be found by clicking on the nine regions listed on the fertilize...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Mike Bensman of Sidney has been elected District 10 trustee for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF). He was elected Dec. 12 during OFBF’s 96th annual meeting to fill the unexpired term of Ellen Joslin who is retiring after 14 years of service. He will help govern the state’s largest general farm organization and represent Farm Bureau members from Auglaize, Logan, Mercer ...
On December 16 New Bremen FFA, advisor Maria Homan, hosted a viewing of the FARMLAND movie by James Moll. The viewing was a great success with more than 125 in attendance. The FARMLAND movie is a journey through the seasons with six young farmers across the U.S. We follow them as they go through the joys, struggles and growth of working on their farms during a year. The film is a moving portrayal...
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...
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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