FINDLAY, Ohio (July , 2015) — The Findlay•Hancock County Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business Committee will provide an educational opportunity related to agriculture for Chamber members and the general public with a charter bus tour to Cooper Farms and Haviland Plastics in Van Wert, Ohio on Tuesday, August 25 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The trip will include tours of Cooper Farms’ meat packaging facility, pig finishing farm and wind farm, as well as a tour of Haviland Plastics’ recycling facility and wind farm. Tickets are $20. Limited seating. Lunch provided. Tickets can be purchased at the Chamber of Commerce office, located at 123 East Main Cross St., Findlay.
About Cooper Farms: Cooper Farms has been producing turkeys, chickens, egg layers and hogs for a variety of food products, including fully cooked and ready-to-cook turkey, ham and chicken products for three generations to customers throughout North America. The 2014 Presidential Turkey was raised by Cooper Farms.
About Haviland Plastics: Haviland Plastics recycles material gathered from post-consumer products, such as milk jugs, detergent bottles and shampoo bottles, and processes these products into a clean useable flake form to produce nursery containers for the horticulture industry.
Sponsors: The Findlay-Hancock County Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business Committee, Advanced Drainage Systems, Ag Credit, Citizens National Bank, Hancock County Farm Bureau, Legacy Farmers Cooperative, One Energy, Wayne Peck-Successful Solutions, The University of Findlay Department of Animal Science, Dave Thomas, operations manager, Hancock County Fairgrounds and Tom Wagner, Mass Mutual Financial Group of Findlay, Ohio.
For additional information, contact Laurie Poland at 419.422.3313, or email lpoland@FindlayHancockChamber.com.