Mecosta County- De Grins Oer Dairy Farm, Blanchard, Mich.

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The Breakfast on the Farm event on August 16th, 2014 at De Grins Oer Dairy in Blanchard, Mich. was the perfect blend of family fun and learning. With just over 2,000 visitors, families were able to tour the farm, eat a delicious Michigan breakfast and learn about modern dairy production. Highlights of the day included learning the history behind the farm, large tractors to check out, exploring the calf area and many opportunities to learn about modern farming. The day was made possible by over 300 hard working local volunteers.

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Meet the Okkema Family

Local Sponsors
Thank you to all of the local sponsors of our Mecosta County event

Bulk Tank ($1,000 and up)
Blanchard Pine River United Methodist Church
GreenStone Farm Credit Services
Leppinks Food Centers
Michigan McDonalds
Michigan Milk Producers Assoc.- Alma Local
Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee
Millbrook Rolland Fire Department
Nestle Waters America
United Dairy Industry of Michigan

Gallon ($500- $999)
AIS Construction Equipment
Black Locust Farms LLC
Bob’s Pole Buildings, Inc.
Burnips Equipment Company
Duane Lalone, Inc.
Home Works Tri-County Electric Cooperative
Hubbard Feed Inc.
Isabella Bank
Michigan Ag Council
Mecosta Co. Sheriff’s Posse
Max Simon
Pleasant View Church
Town & Country Animal Clinic- Greenville & Lakeview Animal Clinic
Zeeland Farm Services, Inc.

Quart ($250- $499)
Bader & Sons Co.
Boge, Wybenga & Bradley, P.C.
Chapin Family Farms LLC
County Line Farms
Crystal Flash
Crystal Fountain Restaurant
Dairy Farmers of America
Dairy Performance LLC
De Grins Oer Dairy
Dewitt Lumber Co.
Fry’s Golf Cart Sales and Service LLC
Helder’s Forage Storage, LLC
In Honor of Annette Alice Clark
Kory’s Detail Shop
Lake Montcalm Auto & Boat
Lakeside Motor Sports
Lake Odessa Livestock Auction
McConnell Farm Supply, Inc.
Mecosta County Farm Bureau
Milking System Maintenance LLC
Nutech Seed Sales- John Black
Pine Hills Dairy, LLC
Ravenna Auction LLC
Remus Repair
Roberts Dairy Service, Inc.
Sikkema’s Equipment Inc.
Six Lakes Auto Parts & VanderVeen’s Napa
Six Lakes Hardware Inc.
Top Line Equipment, Inc.
Tri-Lakes Petroleum LLC
Ward Walcutt Sand & Gravel

Pint (up to $249)
Ben’s Butcher Shop
Eagle Realty, DBA
Ed Kalis Hay and Straw
Ellens Equipment Inc.
Just Friends Catering
Lakeview Elevator
Leprino Foods
Links of Edmore
Michigan Farm Systems Inc.
Millard’s Furniture & Appliance
Ned & Karen Peterson
Rest in Peace Farms
Six Lakes F & AM Masonic Lodge #454
Tim Tucker Sales

Last Updated 08/04/2014