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Fall herbicide recommendations

Applying herbicides this fall can compensate for increased weed populations and make life easier in the spring, according to Mark Loux, Ohio State University Extension agronomist.

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Saturday 10/05/2019
Fall herbicide recommendations

Applying herbicides this fall can compensate for increased weed populations and make life easier in the spring, according to Mark Loux, Ohio State University Extension agronomist.

Posted: October 05, 2019
Saturday 09/28/2019
Corn drydown estimates

Many corn growers may encounter slower than normal drydown this fall due to late crop development associated with June planting dates. Much of Ohio’s late-planted corn may not achieve black layer until mid-October or later when drying conditions are less favorable for drydown.

Posted: September 28, 2019
Alpaca Farm Day is Oct. 5

SWANTON — Sunny Meade Alpacas Ltd. will hold a free Alpaca Farm Day open house on Oct. 5 from noon-5 p.m. Come meet the alpacas and learn more about these inquisitive animals, the luxury fiber they produce, and why owning alpacas is an opportunity for environmentally conscious individuals who own small acreage.

Posted: September 28, 2019
BG FFA had busy summer with fair, volunteer work

The school year ended in May, but members of the Bowling Green FFA chapter were hard at work at the school and around the community all summer.

Posted: September 28, 2019
Wednesday 09/25/2019
Wheat planting recommendations

With autumn rapidly approaching, wheat planting is likely to begin soon. Planting after the Hessian fly free date remains the best chance to avoid issues with insects and diseases, as well as helping ensure good agronomic quality. The fly free date for Wood County was Monday.

Posted: September 25, 2019
Friday 09/20/2019
Seeding cover crops in late summer

Now is an excellent time to improve your soil by planting cover crops. Leaving soil bare exposes it to erosion and nutrient loss. Get it covered and protected.

Posted: September 20, 2019
Thursday 09/19/2019
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans available in Wood County

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations located in Ohio as a result of excessive rain and flooding from Jan. 1-Aug. 13.

Posted: September 19, 2019
Monday 09/09/2019
Fair board filling vacant seat

At the August Wood County Fair Board meeting, President Mike Trout thanked outgoing board members Collette Dickey, Dennis Asmus, Kevin Sautter, Bill Kale and Julie Allen for their years of service.

Posted: September 09, 2019
Saturday 09/07/2019
‘Farm Science Review set for Sept. 17-19

The Farm Science Review, one of the nation’s premier agricultural trade and education shows, will be held at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio, Sept. 17-19.

Posted: September 07, 2019
Thursday 09/05/2019
This champion is grand

Sheriden Schuerman (middle) sold her Grand Champion Steer to Zach Frobose (from left), Bob Frobose and Ben Frobose with Frobose Meat Locker and Frobose Market IGA, along with Dave Marsh and Ernie Marsteller with Marsh and Marsteller Funeral Home during the 2019 Pemberville Free Fair.

Posted: September 05, 2019
Tuesday 09/03/2019
Sheep expert to speak at ag breakfast

Roger High, director of livestock, Ohio Farm Bureau, and executive director, Ohio Sheep Improvement Association and Ohio Sheep and Wool Program, will provide an update on statewide initiatives to increase the sheep population and producer profitability, at the Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum, Sept. 19, from 8- 9:30 a.m.

Posted: September 03, 2019
Saturday 08/31/2019
Tips on harvesting emergency forages

Many producers in Ohio have planted summer annual grasses this year to increase their low forage inventories. These include sudangrass, sorghum-sudangrass, forage sorghum, pearl millet, and teff grass. When should these grasses be harvested or grazed?

Posted: August 31, 2019
Friday 08/23/2019
Dealing with frogeye leaf spot on soybeans

There have been several reports over the last two weeks of heavy frogeye leaf spot pressure in some fields, as well as low to moderate pressure in others. This disease will continue to increase and infect new foliage as it develops on these late planted soybeans.

Posted: August 23, 2019
Friday 08/16/2019
Ohio No-till Field Day set

The Ohio No-till Field Day will be Aug. 29 starting at 8:50 a.m., hosted by Nathan Brause, of Sunny Slopes Farms in rural Bucyrus.

Posted: August 16, 2019
Wednesday 08/14/2019
Wood County is tops in the state for prevented planting

Wood County is the number one county in Ohio in prevented planting. But it’s not a title that local officials are crowing about.

Posted: August 14, 2019

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