LUCKEY — The members of the Eastwood FFA chapter held their annual Antique Tractor Pull at the Luckey Fall Fest on Sept. 24. The event had 21 weight classes and over 200 entries.
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.
MAUMEE – The power of energy assessments and their potential cost savings was presented by the JDI Group at the August Center for Innovative Food Technology Forum.
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.
Turns out cows can be potty trained as easily as toddlers. Maybe easier.
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…
PERRYSBURG — The sprawling Pratt property was originally gifted to the family from two presidents — so it’s only fitting that the land be passed on in similar fashion.
“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.
Volunteer firefighters converged at the Wood County Fair in Bowling for the inaugural Water Ball Tournament, which cooled down competitors and spectators on a warm Wednesday evening.
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 Wood County Fair is back in full swing this week.
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.
Woodcarver Dennis Beach is eager to get back on stage and perform at the Wood County Fair.
The Riverbend Band is returning to the Wood County Fair with new songs and a show that has been in greater demand than ever before.
Julie Hannan’s fair experience will be different this year.
Wood County Fair is finally accepting credit cards
2021 Fair Board Officers
The hay bale stacking contest will have a proper shot at establishing itself this year at the Wood County Fair.
Saturday, July 31
The Wood County Fair will be honoring a couple of Bowling Green legends this year.
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.
It is mid-July in Ohio, and my favorite roadside plants are in bloom.
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.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Agriculture Director Dorothy Pelanda announced that H2Ohio's farmer incentive program is expanding into 10 additional counties in the Western Lake Erie Basin.
Golden Key 4-H
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.
Bowling Green FFA started off the year off strong and carried that through the spring.
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.
Jim Bostdorff is calling it a career.
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 — Eastwood FFA held their 59th Annual FFA Banquet on April 11.
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.
On May 2, 22 members of the Golden Key 4-H Club met virtually and in person at South Liberty United Methodist Church in Rudolph.
Farmers markets are starting to open around the area and they are looking to rebound from last year.
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.
The Wood Soil and Water Conservation District is offering a spring fingerling fish sale and pond clinic.
MAUMEE – How does one dispose of an annual 1.5 million cubic yards of dredged sediment in an economically and ecologically feasible way, now that dumping it into Lake Erie was officially banned last year?
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.
The Agricultural Incubator Foundation, 13737 Middleton Pike, is offering community garden plots for the 2021 season.