2020 Hancock County Farm Tour

2020 Farm Tour September 19, 2020

The Hancock Soil & Water Conservation District is holding the seventh meeting of the 2020 Farm Tour Committee on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 8:00 am via teleconference call the office for more details.  If you are interested in being part of the 2020 Farm Tour committee please plan to attend the committee meeting or call the Hancock SWCD office at 419-422-6569.

Farm Tour Stops

1. Stateler Family Farms

Finishing BarnPork Production

More Details to Come!!!

2. Litzenberg Memorial Woods

Litzenberg Memorial Woods contains 227.7 acres on the north side and south side of U.S. Route 224 West. Land is characterized by rolling countryside, wooded ravines, and a grand expanse of wetlands, prairie, and sky. It blends the area’s rich agricultural heritage with conservation and wildlife, education and history, hiking and exploration, picnicking and play, and social gatherings and special events to create a unique destination. On this farm stop the Mckinnis House and workshop will be open for tours. There will be hands-on demonstrations throughout the day as well as self-guided hikes and wetlands.

3. Cobb Sheep Farms

Cobb Sheep Farm is a Family farm that consists of 100 brood ewes purebred and registered Cheviot, Colombians, Shropshire, and a small flock of commercial crossbreeds. We also grow corn, soybeans, wheat and alfalfa hay.  On this farm stop you will see different demonstrations that will show you how a sheep farm operates and the may things you can do with wool.

 

4. Legacy Farmers Cooperative – McComb Agronomy

Legacy Farmer Cooperative is a locally owned farmer Co-Op located in Findlay, Ohio. They service Hancock, Wood, Wyandot, Henry, Putnam, and Seneca Counties. They offer sevices in agronomy, grain, petroleum and lawn and pet.

5.  Mark & Heather Bryan

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6.  119 Land and Cattle

Located northwest of McComb, this family owned operation raises 300 head of Black and Red Angus cattle. the cattle are grain finished and raised natural-produced with no antibiotics, in contract with Meyer Natural Foods, who supplies beef to restaurants like Chipotle. In addition to the cattle they raise for beef, they also have a small cow-calf operation bred and raised to add to their herd.