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Ag Notes

Representative Hoops to speak at breakfast forum

        State Rep. Jim Hoops will provide an update on his first term in the Ohio House of Representatives and discuss his involvement in the Agriculture and Rural Development Committee at the Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum, Thursday, Sept. 20 from 8-9:30 a.m.

        The event is hosted by the Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT) at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation (AIF), 13737 Middleton Pike (SR 582) in Bowling Green.

Friend of Agriculture

        U.S. Representative Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) has received a “Friend of Agriculture” designation from the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Agriculture for Good Government Political Action Committee (OFBF-AGGPAC). In their announcement, the OFBF-AGGPAC applauded Congressman Latta’s support for the agricultural community and are proud to partner with him to advance agriculture public policy.

        “I appreciate their support and will continue my efforts to support Ohio farmers,” Rep. Latta said.

Donation used to improve fairgrounds


        AgCredit, ACA has donated $15,000 to help with improvements at the Ottawa County Fairgrounds.

        The funds were used for a variety of projects for the 2018 fair, including materials for new booths, a new gutter for the steer barn, Wi-Fi in Damschroeder Hall, hog waiting pens, a new printer and computer for the Jr. Fair office, and concrete in front of the new First Energy Pavilion.

        Improvements will continue to be made for the 2019 fair.




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