(Submitted photo)
(Submitted photo)

To celebrate Ohio Agriculture Week, Ohio Department of Agriculture Director David T. Daniels visited three locations of Cooper Farms, including a stop at Cooper Farms Cooked Meats facility in Van Wert on Thursday. Pictured, Cole Cooper, Director Daniels, and Mark Hiegel stop to pose for a picture during the Van Wert visit. Daniels also stopped at the Cooper Farms Hatchery near Oakwood and the feed and animal production facility in Fort Recovery. Ohio Agriculture Week is celebrated each March to help educate Ohioans about the importance of the state’s $105 billion food and agriculture industry, on our dinner plates and beyond. Ohio Agriculture Week, is being celebrated this year March 10-14 to honor local farmers and agribusinesses and the tremendous economic impact they have on the state.