The Eastwood FFA chapter attended the State FFA Convention on May 5-6 in Columbus, Ohio.
Mike Bishop’s hypnosis show kicked off Thursday evening at the Wood County Fair.
Free entertainment has become a big draw for fairgoers this year at the Wood County Fair.
Michael “Mick” Foster appreciates those who gave him a shot when he was a young man, so now he is giving back.
Not only did the judges taste the barbecue, the macaroni and cheese and the salads, so did the audience.
The Wood County Fair’s annual Flower Show offers fairgoers of all ages the opportunity to see and learn about a variety of different flowers.
Tensions ran high as rain fell at the start of the 2022 Wood County Fair opening ceremony, but it stopped for a clear and comfortable parade and the coronation of the Junior Fair King and Queen.
The All American Petting Zoo has a new star this year.
Take a trip back to the past this year at the Wood County Fair, with a local Journey tribute band.
Take a trip back to the 1990s with the Skittle Bots.
Most entertainment at fairs, such as rides and carnival games, usually cost a few dollars or tickets. However the people at Patriot Games Mobile Laser Tag wanted to a fair game — without spending a penny.
For years, Mandy Shaffer has been a fixture of the needlework committee at the Wood County Fair — and this year won’t be any different.
Debbie Wiehl has a love for baking, which she demonstrates each year during the Wood County Fair.
Two sets of twins — from the same family — are on the Wood County Junior Fair Board this year.
Step right up and get hypnotized.
BLOOMDALE — Making improvements to a barn has got the goat of an Elmwood student.
This year at the Wood County Fair, the swine, beef, sheep and goat departments will all be having Pee Wee Showmanship contests.
Nathan Avers is the son of Rob and Michelle Avers. He is a first-year member of Prime Cut Kids 4-H Club and a prior nine-year member of Tontogany Four Leaf Clovers. He is also a member of the Otsego FFA, trapshooting club and track team.
The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce will hold Chamber Investor Business Day at the Wood County Fair on Wednesday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Kylee Bankey is the daughter of Derek and Jennifer Bankey. She is a graduate of McComb High School. She is representing the Jackson Livestock 4-H Club. She is involved in the marching band and New Hope Christian Church youth group. She also shows dairy cattle at the fair.
Daily gate admission is $8. All children ages 9 and under are admitted free.
The Wood County Committee on Aging will host a day for seniors at the Wood County Fair on Thursday.
The Wood Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a From the Farm event Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Carter Historic Farm Park 18331 Carter Road.
LIME CITY — The 60th annual reunion of the Five Point Steam Threshers will be Sunday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Fire Pint and Lime City roads.
FOSTORIA — Dusty Sonnenberg of Hamler, Kevin Flanagan of Van Buren and Scott Chalfin of Risingsun have been elected to serve on the board of AgCredit, one of northern Ohio’s largest lenders to farmers, agribusinesses and rural homeowners.
Eastwood FFA celebrated its 60th annual banquet on April 3.
TONTOGANY — The Otsego Penta FFA Chapter held the 14th annual Ag Day at Otsego Elementary on May 26.
The 94th State FFA Convention returned in person for the first time in 2 years at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio, from May 5-6.
SWANTON — The headlining music acts have been announced for this year’s Fulton County Fair.
After two years, the Bowling Green FFA members, parents and community supporters were finally able to come together and hold an in-person annual banquet, celebrating 91 years.
DEFIANCE — A global leader in the production of specialty chemical solutions has announced plans to construct a new plant in Northwest Ohio where it can better serve the Eastern Great Lakes region.
FOSTORIA — AgCredit – one of northern Ohio’s largest lenders for farmers, rural homeowners and agribusiness – has launched their Feed the Farmer initiative.
Bowling Green FFA kicked off 2022 with planning and fundraising for the chapter’s philanthropic event-Bobcat-A-Thon.
2022 will mark the 75th anniversary of 4-H Camp Palmer.
The Wood Soil & Water Conservation District, chartered in 1949 as a result of the devastating Dust Bowl of the 1930s, continues to be the local soil and water conservation resource. With the current concerns of soil health and water quality, the board of supervisors and district staff ar…
LIME CITY – The driveway to Tom Schaller’s farm in Perrysburg Township was filled with more than 22 pickup trucks representing local farmers concerned with how inflation is affecting their businesses.
Ohio State University Extension is an educational partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the nation’s land-grant universities.
The 2022 tree seedling sale is going on now through March 1. Tree seedling pick-up is April 14 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Wood County Fairgrounds, Exhibition (Champion) Building.
The Wood Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors has reorganized for 2022.
Cate Korsnack has joined the Wood County Ag-Venture as an intern. She has a passion for agriculture, local ties to the community and is a communication and digital marketing student at the University of Toledo. Her personality, skills, and passion are an asset to the 2022 Wood County Ag-Vent…
Bowling Green FFA kicked off the new school year with a variety of events.
Throughout the fall and winter, Eastwood FFA has proven successful in various Career Development Events.
Elmwood FFA was busy this fall, conducting community service activities, fund raising and studying and participating in numerous contests.
Wood County farmers met on Wednesday for the first of the 2022 monthly From the Farm meetings held by Wood Soil and Water Conservation District at Buffalo Wild Wings.
The 121 members of the OtsegoPenta FFA Chapter had busy fall with activities and Career Development Events. Otsego Penta FFA is a satellite program of Penta Career Center.
Matthew Oestreich, Wood County Auditor has announced that the 2022 Current Agricultural Use Value renewal forms have been mailed to property owners currently enrolled in the program. Eligible property owners, who are not currently enrolled, may also apply for the program now.
During the last week of October, 12 members of the Bowling Green FFA chapter were selected to travel to Indianapolis to attend the 94th annual National FFA Convention and Expo.
WORTHINGTON, Ohio – A Wood County farmer has been elected secretary for the Ohio Soybean Council.
FOSTORIA — AgCredit, one of northern Ohio’s largest lenders for farmers, rural homeowners and agribusiness, is awarding a total of $125,000 in Mission Fund grants to 14 community organizations in support of their efforts to improve the quality of life in communities primarily within the coop…
Sixteen Eastwood FFA members attended this year’s national FFA convention, which was held in Indianapolis from Oct. 27-Oct. 30.
PEMBERVILLE — The Eastwood FFA Chapter held their annual Greenhand Degree Ceremony for all first year agricultural education students in the Eastwood High School Auditorium on Nov. 11.