Donnie Peters, a feed formulation specialist, is part of a knowledgeable team of agriculture experts at the Sulphur Springs Farm and Ranch Center of the Northeast Texas Farmer’s Co-op. Donnie and the team invite you to meet them during the annual Open House and Expo on Tuesday February 28 in Sulphur Springs. Visit the Farm and Ranch Center at 416 South Jackson Street during Open House that morning, and attend the Expo that evening at the Hopkins County Civic Center. A cheeseburger supper will start at 6 pm and educational meetings with vendors and door prizes that begin at 6:45. The Expo is free but please RSVP, 903-885-3143.
Two other Northeast Texas Farmer’s Co-op locations plan annual Expo’s…at the Canton Farm and Ranch Center at 6 pm Monday February 27, and in Greenville on Wednesday from 10 am-2 pm at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center. Soon, a Clarksville location will be opened.
Besides offering knowledge and expertise, products and services for farmers, backyard gardeners, pet owners, poultry growers, cattle and horse ranchers, hay and forage producers and others, the Northeast Texas Farmer’s Co-op also offers co-operative membership with more than 6,000 agriculture-producing member stockholders. Northeast Texas Farmer’s Co-op was formed in Sulphur Springs and chartered by the State of Texas in 1939 as the Farmer’s Co-operative Gin Association. It first served the local cotton industry, then in 1940’s, to support the growing dairy industry, the Co-op developed a feed mill, supply store and fertilizer blending plant. Today, the Co-op is continuing to expand new and better ways to serve the agriculture needs of persons in 12 northeastern Texas counties. Find out more at netfc.com.