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.
In February 2020, Wood Soil and Water Conservation District was one of 13 counties who worked with the Ohio Department of Agriculture to launch the H2Ohio program.
WHITEHOUSE — Sign-ups are underway for the 2021 Community Supported Agriculture program at Bittersweet Farms, now in its 11th year.
The Center for Innovative Food Technology's first Ag-Business Forum of 2021 will be presented by Jeff Goetz, senior sales and merchandising manager at the Andersons Inc. on Feb. 18 at 8:30 a.m.
BG FFA members have continued to develop leadership skills, provide for the community, and participate in activities and opportunities available to them, in spite of the pandemic.
BLOOMDALE — Elmwood FFA was able to complete chapter activities, compete in career development events and host the annual fruit sale fundraiser even during a pandemic.
TONTOGANY — The Otsego FFA Chapter was led by seven officers: President Abby Gase, Vice President Collin Britton, Secretary Macey Thomas, Treasurer Cade Limes, Reporter Courtney Reyome, Sentinel Savannah Hernandez and Student Adviser Cale Green.
PERRYSBURG — FFA members who are enrolled in the agricultural education programs at Penta Career Center experienced many successful initiatives during the first half of the 2020-21 school year.
PEMBERVILLE — Eastwood FFA usually holds the annual FFA Banquet in April. Due to the pandemic, there was no in-person banquet. Instead, elected officers from the 2019-20 and 2020-21 school years worked alongside adviser Jerry Swartz to create a series of videos announcing the award and schol…
JERRY CITY – Elmwood High School students took some wood and a lathe and created works of art.
The annual Northwest Ohio Corn & Soybean Day will be held virtually on Thursday.
Matthew Oestreich, Wood County auditor, has announced that the 2021 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.
The Wood County Junior Fair Royal Court is putting holding a food drive through Feb. 15.
Nick Eckel has joined Wood County Extension.
FOSTORIA — AgCredit, one of northern Ohio’s largest lenders for farmers, rural homeowners and agribusiness has announced the recipients of its 2020 Mission Fund.
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. 4.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved a genetically modified pig for food and medical products, making it the second such animal to get the green light for human consumption. But the company behind it says there are no imminent plans to sell it for meat.
How many of you have seen slogans that read, “If you ate today, thank a farmer”?
Even though the school year has started off virtual, that hasn’t slowed down the members of the BG FFA. These young people have continued to develop their leadership skills, provide for the community and participate in activities and opportunities available to them.
The Bowling Green FFA chapter has been recognized in the 2020 National Chapter Award Program from the National FFA Organization at the Virtual 2020 National FFA Convention & Expo, Oct 27-29.