The animals were in at the Wood County Fair, but the crowds were out.
OSU Extension Wood County is offering virtual classes.
The Wood County Senior Fair Board decided on several changes to the 2020 fair, which starts Monday, at a special board meeting on Wednesday. The meeting was called after Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine scaled back fair operations on Tuesday.
REYNOLDSBURG – After increasing reports of Ohio citizens receiving packages of unsolicited seeds in the mail, the Ohio Department of Agriculture is again urging the public to report and submit any unsolicited seed packets to ODA.
The Wood County Health Department board is recommending that the fair board adopt a pull-in show format for next week’s event.
After much deliberation and discussion the Quilt Day Committee has decided to cancel Quilt Day at the 2020 Wood County Fair, because of coronavirus.
An agriculture instructor is the guest speak at Thursday’s Northwest Ohio Ag-business Forum, which will be online.
The Wood County Agricultural Society Senior Fair Board has announced the entertainment line up for the 2020 Wood County Fair.
The Elmwood FFA Alumni has decided to open up the Beef Stand during the 2020 Wood County Fair, Aug. 3-10.
This past week I decided that it was a good time to wash the vinyl siding on my home. While removing the shutters, I came face to face with a somewhat angry wasp.
Smart gardeners know managing water in a home landscape not only conserves water resources, but will also lead to healthy plants. How much water does a home landscape need? The answer is rooted in understanding your garden soil and plants needs at various stages during their life cycle.
TONTOGANY — The Otsego Penta FFA Chapter recently held its 57th Annual FFA Banquet virtually. The banquet recognized members for their accomplishments throughout the year.
Bagworms (Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis) were numerous last year in Wood County, as well as in other areas of the state.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A soil scientist whose research led to improved food production and a better understanding of how atmospheric carbon can be held in the soil to help combat climate change was named this year's recipient of the World Food Prize on Thursday.
The Bowling Green FFA hosted its 89th Annual FFA Banquet virtually this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Ohio EPA has released a study examining water and sediment chemistry, habitat, fish and other aquatic life from 50 small streams that flow into the Maumee River in Northwest Ohio.
Bowling Green FFA received the title of Top 10 Chapter in Growing Leaders at the Virtual Ohio FFA Celebration held from May 4-8.
Those of us who have Viburnums planted in our landscapes, may have noticed leaves with holes and twigs dying back.
Poppies, Poppies, Poppies was a phrase I remembered from the classic “Wizard of Oz” 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro Goldwyn Mayer.
As a Wood County Senior Fair Board member, Conni Grames is asked about 10 times a day: Is there going to be a fair this summer?
The Bowling Green FFA has had a busy, but early, end to the 2019-20 school year.
Maple trees this year just do not look right. Why? What is going on?
A farmer plants crops Tuesday morning near the corner of Liberty Hi Road and Cross Creek Road east of Tontogany. Farmers throughout the area have begun planting.
Between April 1 and 18, multiple dairy farms in northeast and western Ohio were among many across the nation to dispose of milk at the direction of processors and cooperatives that said they couldn’t use the usual amount shipped to them. Schools, restaurants and other facilities closed due t…
On April 17, the preliminary details about the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program were released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture program aimed to assist farmers, ranchers and consumers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Otsego High School FFA students didn’t want to miss out on their annual Drive Your Tractor to School Day, so they planned a modified version, driving past their teacher’s house. The students drove by the home of ag teacher and FFA adviser Debbie Ayers on April 25. The surprise was planned by…
Vegetable gardening is fun and rewarding. Growing food at home has never seemed like a better idea.
The Bowling Green Farmers Market will open for the season on May 13. Hours are 4-7 p.m.
Figuring out how to have a fair during a coronavirus pandemic is going to take time and guidance.
If you are storing more grain on farm this spring than usual, you are not alone.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A public comment period on the status of water quality in Lake Erie has been extended until mid-June, state officials said.
Alan Sundermeier is known for his extensive extension knowledge that assists farmers.
Pre-emergent (PRE) herbicides prevent weed seeds from developing and growing into mature plants.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After enduring extended trade disputes and worker shortages, U.S. hog farmers were poised to finally hit it big this year with expectations of climbing prices amid soaring domestic and foreign demand.
COLUMBUS — The H2Ohio program, which aims at reducing phosphorus in the Maumee River Watershed, is in jeopardy due to the new coronavirus and its effect on the state budget.
Agriculture is no stranger to contagious disease.
It’s too early to decide if the roar of the tractor pulls, the guitars from the arts festival and the cheers for the 4-H children will be silenced this summer.
Ohio State University Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Healthy Finances professionals are sensitive to the economic challenges families and their communities are facing during the coronavirus pandemic.
The 4-H CarTeens program has been a viable source of driver education for first-time teen traffic offenders in Wood County since 2010.
4-Hers Keep Learning While Supporting “Health to Better Living”
BG FFA started the busy month of February with success at the district level of the Public Speaking CDE.
The following are recommendations for using herbicides to terminate a cover crop, according to Dr. Mark Loux, OSU Extension.
In 2014, water quality issues in Northwest Ohio were brought to the forefront.
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.
The second semester of the 2019-20 school year saw Chloe Metcalf begin her student teaching at Bowling Green High School.
WHITEHOUSE — Sign-up is now open for the 2020 Community Supported Agriculture program at Bittersweet Farms, now in its 10th year.
Sulfur is an essential macronutrient for crop production, often ranked behind only nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium in importance.
Tar Spot of Corn
Wood County’s longtime extension educator and contributor to the Sentinel-Tribune has been awarded an Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association service award.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation has more than $70,000 in scholarships available to Ohio students from rural, suburban and urban communities who are pursuing degrees connected in some way to agriculture.
H2Ohio is Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s initiative to ensure safe and clean water for all Ohioans.