|Farm Briefs: 07-16-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Tuesday, 16 July 2013 09:29|
Hall of Fame nominations due
Organizers of the newly created Wood County Agricultural Hall of Fame are seeking nominations for the inaugural class.
It is hoped the first recipients will be announced on July 30 during the annual Junior Fair Parade which kicks off the annual Wood County Fair.
Anyone can nominate a person or persons, dead or live, who deserves to be enshrined in the new Hall of Fame.
Organizers will require a one-page essay of why this nominee would deserve to be inducted along with a one-page resume of their accomplishments in furthering agriculture in Wood County.
These would be sent to Ag Credit to be reviewed and the recipient each year would be picked by a panel of five individuals from the Agricultural community. This panel would be comprised of a representative from the following:
• 1 Ag Credit representative
• 1 Wood County Commissioner
• 2 Wood County Fair Board members and
• 1 from another area such as OSU extension, FSA, or SWCD, to be determined later
Deadline for nominees is July 25.
'Quilt Day' at fair is Aug. 1
Quilt Day at the Wood County Fair is scheduled for Aug. 1 in the Annex building on the fairgrounds. Quilt Day is a one-day non-judged show and provides quilters and owners of quilted items to show off their skills and pieces of creative work. There are two features to the day, demonstrations from area quilt professionals and a display of quilts. Local quilting groups exhibit their items and also provide continuous demonstrations of works in progress.
Look for details on the demonstrations to be held in the Wood County Fair special edition on July 28
To display a quilt for the day complete an entry form which is available on the Wood County Fair website and send it to the Wood County Ag Society at P.O. Box 146, Bowling Green, Ohio or drop it off at 13860 Poe Road.
If you make an entry before July 25 your name will be entered into a drawing for a door prize. If you have questions, call (419) 352-0441.
'Field Crops Day' set
The annual Field Crops Day will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. July 25 at the Northwest Ag Research Station OARDC , 4240 Range Line road, Custar.
The event is free and open to the public.
The program will feature: "Fungicide in Corn" by Pierce Paul, "Phosphorus and Water Quality Researching the Ag Link: by Greg LaBarge, "Soybean Planting Date and Seeding Rate from 10 Years of On-Farm Trails" by Laura Lindsey, and "Re-examining Corn Seeding Rates - How Much is too Much, by Peter Thomison.
CCA credits provided. For more information, contact Matt Davis at (419) 257-2060.
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