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MOUNT GILEAD -- The Morrow County Farm Bureau will host a drive-it-yourself Agricultural Tour of Morrow County on June 18.

The tour begins at 1 p.m. and includes a grain farm, a small livestock farm operation and a greenhouse.

The family-friendly event is free to attend and open to the general public. Tours and demonstrations will give attendees insight on the local agricultural industry including current crop production practices, conservation methods, beef cattle production and retail plants.

The tour stops include:

Linder Farms in Edison

Linder Farms, owned by John Linder and family, is primarily a grain farm located at 6748 County Road 9, Edison. John, along with his brother, Mike, and wife, Cheryl, run a fifth-generation farm raising corn, soybeans, soft red winter wheat and soybeans for seed.

They are getting prepared to incorporate the next generation to join the operation. John Linder is the current chairman of the National Corn Growers Association.

HC Farms in Marengo

HC Farms, owned by Dale and Darla Clinedinst and Linda Hill, is a livestock farm located at 4433 Township Road 21, Marengo. This small family farm raises beef cattle. The three owners are Morrow county 4-H advisors.

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Darla works as a Nursing Supervisor and serves as the 4-H camp nurse. She was recently presented the Ohio 4-H alumni award at their volunteer conference. Dale is vice president of Disaster Relief Haulers, which helps different states after they are struck by disaster. 

Groovy Plants Ranch in Marengo

Groovy Plants Ranch, owned by Jared and Liz Hughes, is a greenhouse and garden center located at 4140 Co Rd 15, Marengo. This family-owned business has a passion for plants and strives to provide the most unique and intriguing botanical oddities from around the world.

The site covers two acres, and they have recently added three greenhouses. They propagate and grow a large portion of their offerings.

Anyone interested in carpooling should email morrow@ofbf.org or call 419-747-7488.

The Morrow County Farm Bureau is located at 1495 Longview Ave, SUITE 203, Mansfield, Ohio 44906. For more information call 419-747-7488

Those carpooling will meet at the Morrow County Fairgrounds by the Tractor Pavilion, and will leave the fairgrounds at 12:40 p.m. to head to the first tour stop.

Those who do not wish to carpool may meet at 1 p.m. at Linder Farms. More tour information and a map will be available at both locations.

The event is sponsored by the Morrow County Farm Bureau. For more information, please visit morrow.ofbf.org or follow the Morrow County Farm Bureau Facebook page.

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