Sewing projects highlighted at 4-H 'Revue' PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 08:03
Creative 4-H members staged the Annual 4-H Style Revue at the Junior Fair Building on July 10.
During the proceedings participants were permitted to showcase their creations on the runway during the revue.
Sewing projects are on the rise with 106 4-H'ers sewing this year.
The top winners for the various classes included:
Creative Costumes
1. Krystal Thomas, Tontogany Four-Leaf Clovers; 2. Jessica Hosley, Duke's Mixture
Sewing For Others
1. Katie Gerber, Gold Medal; 2. Emelia Shaffer, Champion Drive; 3. Kylie Brinkman, Beaver Creek
Top food and nutrition 4-H project judging results announced PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 08:03
4-H members from around the county participated in 4-H Food and Nutrition Judging held on July 15, at the Junior Fair building on the Wood County fairgrounds. Members were judged on their knowledge about nutrition, food groups, food preparation, and the completion of their project books. They received placings on their projects. Listed below are the results.
I Spy in the Kitchen
1. Ethan Lenox, Beaver Creek Boosters; 2. Ashley Brinkman, Beaver Creek Boosters; 3. Johni Weidner, Gold Medal
Honorable mention (HM) goes to: Samantha Drzewiecki, Gold Medal; Summer Berry, Beaver Creek Boosters; Emma Buchman, Blue Ribbon Rangers; Madison Bosworth, 4-Leaf Clover Kids
Fair seeks sponsors for golf carts and new trees PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Saturday, 19 July 2014 02:04
As preparations wind down for the 2014 Wood County Fair, the senior fair board is continuing to seek donations for various events and projects.
One major cost is the expense of golf carts. Most fair board members use the carts to maneuver around the fairgrounds during the fair with ease.
Sponsors will receive signage on the cart promoting the business or organization throughout the week at the fair.
Forum to focus on Farm Bill implementation PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff   
Saturday, 19 July 2014 02:04
Farmers around Ohio will soon be faced with several choices concerning the national safety net for agriculture.
To help farmers get fully informed about coming ag commodity program changes due to the 2014 Farm Bill, the Ohio Farmers Union along with several sponsors will hold a Farm Bill Implementation Forum on Friday at Bowling Green State University.
"Because this new law brings change - and a new set of issues for farmers to consider - the Ohio Farmers Union is bringing together some of the nation's foremost experts on ag commodity programs to explain the new law," Joe Logan, president of OFU said.
Under the new law, farmers will take one of two paths regarding the ag safety net. One option is Price Loss Coverage, or PLC, a price-based assistance program. The other is Agricultural Risk Coverage, or ARC, a farm revenue-based program. The choice farmers make around the country will stick with them for the next five years.
Jr. board seeks to boost funding for barns PDF Print E-mail
Written by BILL RYAN, Sentinel Farm Editor   
Saturday, 19 July 2014 02:04
The final push for the 2014 Wood County Fair was the prime focus of July's Senior Fair Board meeting held on Thursday.
The meeting opened with a short presentation by members of the Junior Fair Board who sought and received approval for allowing youth selling their animals at the sale to donate a portion of their proceeds to the Wood County Fair Foundation, which is still in the process of being created.
Logan Browne, the junior board's president, made the presentation with assistance from other board members. The younger board wanted to be sure they worked with their adult counterparts with different ways to build a "Barn Fund" which will be part of the overall foundation.
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