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Wood County 4-H honors volunteers

Wood County 4-H held its 4-H volunteer and donor appreciation banquet at the Junior Fair Building on Thursday, with more than 100 supporters on hand.

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Saturday 12/07/2019
Wood County 4-H honors volunteers

Wood County 4-H held its 4-H volunteer and donor appreciation banquet at the Junior Fair Building on Thursday, with more than 100 supporters on hand.

Posted: December 07, 2019
Choosing corn hybrids

Hybrid selection is one of the most important management decisions a corn grower makes each year, according to Peter Thomison, Ohio State Unviersity Extension agronomist.

Posted: December 07, 2019
Thursday 12/05/2019
Farmer income tax webinar

Farmers and farmland owners who wish to increase their tax knowledge should consider attending this webinar that will address tax issues specific to this industry, according to Barry Ward, OSU Extension economist.

Posted: December 05, 2019
Ag-LINK provides relief to Ohio farmers during tough year

COLUMBUS – To help offset losses created by this year’s extreme weather, Ohio’s farmers and agribusinesses took advantage of the Ag-LINK program’s reduced interest loans.

Posted: December 05, 2019
Wednesday 11/27/2019
Details on the Farm Bill

The Agriculture and Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Bill) reauthorized many of the same farm programs US producers utilized in in the 2014 Farm Bill. The three basic farm programs include Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) separated into a county option (ARC-CO) and an individual option (ARC-IC) along with the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program.

Posted: November 27, 2019
Friday 11/22/2019
Details on the Farm Bill

The Agriculture and Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Bill) reauthorized many of the same farm programs US producers utilized in in the 2014 Farm Bill. The three basic farm programs include Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) separated into a county option (ARC-CO) and an individual option (ARC-IC) along with the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program.

Posted: November 22, 2019
Monday 11/18/2019
Local farm bill meetings set

The 2018 Farm Bill allows the choice to enroll in Agricultural Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage for 2019-23. Enrollment for 2019 is currently open with the deadline set as March 15.

Posted: November 18, 2019
Thursday 11/14/2019
Local organization receives $130K grant

The Center for Innovative Food Technology has been awarded $130,058 to develop a solutions-based bioeconomy in Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Henry, Lucas, Paulding, Putnam, Williams and Wood counties.

Posted: November 14, 2019
Sunday 11/10/2019
Managing high moisture corn

Temperature predictions are highs in the 40’s and lows in the 20’s. These conditions make it much more difficult to field dry corn creating a need to send high moisture corn to the dryer. With cooler temperatures, corn in the field will be slow to dry.

Posted: November 10, 2019
Tuesday 11/05/2019
'Our fruit just tastes better' — Creative farming indoors

The best of tomato season may be over — unless you have access to a hot house.

Posted: November 05, 2019
Monday 11/04/2019
Eastwood FFA ‘pulls’ together at fundraiser

The Eastwood FFA recently hosted its annual Antique Tractor Pull at the Luckey Fall Festival. There were more than 300 entries.

Posted: November 04, 2019
Eastwood FFA members earn chapter degree

Sophomore members of the Eastwood FFA received their chapter degree on Sept. 30 at a county-wide ceremony held at Otsego High School.

Posted: November 04, 2019
BG FFA stays busy

Bowling Green FFA recently hosted its annual October meeting, a popular event for FFA members.

Posted: November 04, 2019
Liming recommendations

Fall is an excellent time to test soil pH and determine whether any lime needs to be applied for future crops, according to Ed Lentz, OSU extension educator. Proper soil pH is important for nutrient availability, herbicide activity, and crop development. For most soils, additional lime is not needed every year. Consider these points before liming fields:

Posted: November 04, 2019
Wednesday 10/30/2019
Fair will have monster trucks, rodeo — but no concert

The Wood County Fair will continue to be concert-less.

Posted: October 30, 2019

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