Commodity Carnival Offered At This Week’s Mercer County Fair

commodity carnivalA lesson in ag commodities and hedging with futures being offered at this week’s Mercer County Fair through a National 4-H Council and CME Group project. It’s called the Commodity Carnival says the University of Illinois Extension’s Cheryl Geitner.
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Geitner says the effort helps provide a greater understanding of how food gets from the farmer to your plate.
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The Commodity Carnival will be set up Saturday from 1-to-4 p.m. at Floral Hall on the Mercer County Fairgrounds in Aledo.