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Come Celebrate Agriculture with Us

April 7, 2013

 04/08/13 Marshall County Ag Day Committee is holding an event to promote the value of agriculture to our community.  Ag Day program will be held at Centennial Park by the old horse barn in Plymouth, Indiana on Wednesday, April 10.  It will be held from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm there will be several educational displays pertaining to Marshall County Agriculture for area residents to view.

Goal of the committee is to inform the public how Marshall County Agriculture participates in producing our food and share the importance of this industry to our local economy.

Marshall County Ag Day  sponsors are Marshall County Farm Bureau, Culver Young Farmers, Marshall County Dairy Association, North Central Beef Cattle Association, Marshall County Pork Producers, Marshall County SWCD, Marshall County 4-H Council and Junior Leaders,  Purdue Extension, Case IH-North Central Agri-Power, Centier Bank, Beacon Credit Union, Osborn Seed and Equipment, Culver Duck Farm, Rochester Farm Credit Services, Gen-Tech Farm Seeds, Gilsinger Implement Co. Inc.,  Kova Ag Products, The First State Bank of Bourbon, 1st Source Bank , Lake City Bank, North Central Cooperative, Milk Promotions, Indiana Poultry Association, Indiana Dairy Council, Indiana Beef Cattle Association, Indiana Soybean Alliance, Indiana Pork Producers, and Indiana Corn Marketing Council

The committee will have educational displays on dairy cattle, beef cattle, ducks, swine, sheep, draft horses, natural resource conservation, crop production, farm safety, nutrition, electrical safety and 4-H program.  If you have time over lunch hour or throughout the day, please stop by the park and check out our displays or call to schedule a time.  If you are a fulltime homemaker, this is a great activity for you to learn about our agricultural industry that raises food you purchase in area grocery stores.

If you plan to bring a group of individuals to attend the day activity, we would appreciate you calling the Marshall County Extension Office at (574) 935-8545, so that we can be prepared for you. We already have a busy schedule planned for the day with area 3rd graders coming to the event.  Again, the Marshall County Ag Day Committee will be holding an event in Centennial Park in Plymouth on Wednesday, April 10th, from 8:30 am through 2:30 pm in the afternoon.  Stop by and celebrate local Agriculture with us! Thank You Farmers!