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Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague held a stakeholder roundtable at Riker Farm Seed in Bowling Green on Wednesday to highlight his recently announced Ohio Gains initiative. State Sen. Theresa Gavarone, R-Bowling Green, the Wood County Farm Bureau and other ag community members participated in the…

The fourth-grade students of Eastwood Elementary School attended ‘Food For America’ hosted by the Eastwood FFA chapter on May 19. Students were treated with a class-free day at two local farms in order to learn the significance of agriculture in their everyday lives.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – State Rep. Haraz Ghanbari, R-Perrysburg, announces that entities can now apply for the 2022 Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program. Those eligible to apply include counties, soil and water conservation districts, land trusts, cities and townships.

Many Wood County 4-H members were chosen to participate at the Ohio State Fair in their project area. From each project area, 4-H members from around the state competed and several members received an Outstanding of the Day. From those Outstanding of the Day winners, a Clock Trophy was award…

The Wood Soil & Water Conservation District is hosting an annual election and open house on Sept. 19 from 1-4 p.m. at the Middleton Township Building, 21745 N. Dixie Hwy.

At the 2021 Wood County Fair, 928 FFA crop, agricultural engineering, research, horticultural, SAE/FFA photo story boards and agricultural science projects were on display at the Junior Fair Building. The Wood County Fair FFA display by Bowling Green, Eastwood, Elmwood, Otsego and Penta Care…

“Good farmers, who take seriously their duties as stewards of Creation and of their land’s inheritors, contribute to the welfare of society in more ways than society usually acknowledges, or even knows.

Lila McGrain chases down a pig during the annual Catch a Pig contest Monday evening at the Wood County Fair. The fair ended Monday with the annual livestock sale and demolition derby.

Owen Brinker, representing the goat department, shows a dairy cow during the annual Showmanship Sweepstakes Sunday evening at the Wood County Fair. During the Showmanship Sweepstakes, each competitor must show each different type of animal — whether they have worked with that type of animal …

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Brian Herringshaw of Bowling Green is one of eight farmers and agribusiness professionals selected to participate in Ohio Farm Bureau’s 2021-22 AgriPOWER Institute. This yearlong program focuses on public policy issues confronting agriculture and the food industry

Children take part in the Little Tykes Demo Derby at the Wood County Fair Friday night. Kids squared off inside their battery powered plastic rides, bumping their way around a small area in front of the grandstands.

If giving a handmade quilt is like giving a hug, Pemberville’s Quilting Eagles have hugged nearly 200 veterans.

Ease a little guilt about eating onion rings, funnel cakes and pork-a-leans at the Wood County Fair by knowing your money is probably going to a local charitable organization.

The Monster Truck Showdown will not only offer the thunder and showmanship of drivers managing trucks 10 feet tall and 12 feet wide — they also can offer personal ride experiences.

The Wood Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting the From the Farm meeting on weed control July 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation, 13737 Middleton Pike.

The corn is tall and the wheat harvest has been good because of favorable weather that included plenty of rain. But it could be too much of a good thing.

Farmers in Wood County are teaming up to participate in the H2Ohio program, which is aimed at helping prevent the annual harmful algal bloom in Lake Erie.

MAUMEE — The future of industrial and food-based use of soybeans was the focus of a presentation by Airable Research Lab at the CIFT Agribusiness Forum June online program.

After a long and difficult year the Bowling Green FFA was able to have the 90th annual banquet, in person. This year’s banquet took the form of an awards ceremony in order to adhere to coronavirus protocols.

Chris Dauer, right, and John Franks plant corn Monday afternoon on the property of the Carter Historic Farm just north of Bowling Green. The two were using tractors from 1939 and an open pollinate corn seed to plant, common for the 1930s-era farm.

PEMBERVILLE – Three Eastwood High School seniors are heading west to start their ag-related careers, and two of the three will be participating in collegiate livestock judging.

TOLEDO – The benefits of AgExplore, an FFA educational program, were discussed at the April CIFT Agribusiness Forum. The talk included information about the myriad of educational opportunities for young people searching for a career path.

MADRID, Iowa (AP) — In 43 years of farming, Morey Hill had seen crop-destroying weather, rock-bottom prices, trade fights and surges in government aid, but not until last year had he endured it all in one season.

MAXWELL, Iowa (AP) — Sudden meat shortages last year because of the coronavirus led to millions of dollars in federal grants to help small meat processors expand so the nation could lessen its reliance on giant slaughterhouses to supply grocery stores and restaurants.