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The 4-H CarTeens program has been a viable source of driver education for first-time teen traffic offenders in Wood County since 2010.

The following are recommendations for using herbicides to terminate a cover crop, according to Dr. Mark Loux, OSU Extension.

As Wood County farmers are preparing for the 2020 cropping season, the challenges of 2019 may still linger. There are basically three scenarios which will influence 2020 cropping practices.

CIRCLEVILLE (AP) — A new measure proposed in the Ohio House of Representatives could help farmers by eliminating an administrative process in the Current Agricultural Use Vale (CAUV) program.

Over the years we have developed databases of winter temperatures followed by scouting to indicate starting pathogen populations for Ohio, according to Dr. Kelly Tilmon, OSU entomologist.

This year’s grain is presenting increased challenges due to more fines during harvest, warm fall temperatures making it difficult to cool grain properly, and higher moisture grain due to the crop being drought or frost killed.

PERRYSBURG — Area farmers can be paid for taking part in a series of best practices to ensure safe and clean water for all Ohioans.

PERRYSBURG – Verification of new farming practices was part of Ohio Department of Agriculture Director Dorothy Pelanda’s address to the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments 2020 General Assembly on Monday at the Hilton Garden Inn at Levis Commons.

Pesticide training, safety and education are just some of the programs involved with the Pesticide Education Program, a part of Ohio State University Extension.

The 2020 Current Agricultural Use Value renewal forms have been mailed to property owners currently enrolled in the program, according to Matthew Oestreich, Wood County auditor.

The Elmwood FFA had another successful year in its Parliamentary Procedure Career Development Event where members competed at the county level and advanced to the district contest.

COLUMBUS – To help Ohio farmers and agribusinesses finance the up-front costs of this year’s growing season, Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague has opened the application period for the Ag-LINK program. The application period will remain open until March 20.

The public is invited to attend the annual Northern Ohio Crops Day on Feb. 6. It will be held at Ole Zim’s Wagon Shed, 1387 N. Ohio 590, Gibsonburg.

TOLEDO — Farms in Northwest Ohio will be the first in the state to gain certification as environmentally sustainable, a project funded by the governor’s H2Ohio program.

A large number of Ohio farmers hire machinery operations and other farm related work to be completed by others. This is often due to lack of proper equipment, lack of time or lack of expertise for a particular operation.

The Bowling Green FFA was recognized as a nationally rated 3-star chapter, the highest ranking a chapter can receive, at the national convention.

FOSTORIA — AgCredit, one of northern Ohio’s largest lenders for farmers, rural homeowners and agribusiness, has announced the 2019 recipients of its Mission Fund.

The Ohio Department of Agriculture’s (ODA) Division of Soil and Water Conservation is making farmers aware of funding available through the Lake Erie Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP).

Elmwood FFA members traveled to Otsego High School to receive their Chapter FFA Degrees on Sept. 30. Otsego hosted a ceremony for second year FFA members in Wood County that met all requirements to receive this degree.

The contestants returned on Saturday after gaining a bunch of weight in roughly four months. Chris P. Bacon weighed in at 318 pounds while Honey Bun tipped the scales at 290 pounds. They were respectively awarded the grand and reserve championship honors at the Catch a Pig show and sale from…

Join OSU Extension as it presents a hands-on, intensive small grains management workshop for Ohio crop producers. This workshop will help you become a more profitable small grain producer and will feature a range of winter wheat and barley management topics including:

The University of Findlay has announced the launch of their online Master of Arts in Education degree emphasizing STEAM instruction that will expand participants’ capacity to provide students high-quality STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) learning experience. This new …