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Crawford County farmers work to help ease Lake Erie pollution

Crawford County farmers work to help ease Lake Erie pollution

BUCYRUS — Crawford Soil and Water Conservation District is offering a variety of programs to assist the county’s farmers in easing nutrient runoff problems in Lake Erie. Crawford SWCD Program…

Local FSA director shares tips for farms enrolled in federal programs

The Wyandot County Farm Service Agency offers tips for producers to use when marking maps and coming into the Wyandot County FSA office to certify 2013 crops. The certification deadline…

County demo candidates

County demo candidates

Twelve-year-old Rachael Herring, a member of River Roundup 4-H club, poses after giving a demonstration entitled “Tying the Knot” about how to tie knots with rope at the Wyandot County…

DCP, ACRE deadlines nearing

The sign-up period for direct and counter-cyclical payment program still is open and producers are reminded to sign up before the Aug. 2 deadline. For more information or to set…

Supervisors to be chosen in Aug. for SWCD board

Two supervisors for Wyandot Soil and Water Conservation District will be chosen at the annual meeting Aug. 22, according to a news release from Wyandot SWCD. Supervisors will serve for…

Mohawk greenhouse project wins community-based gardening grant

Mohawk greenhouse project wins community-based gardening grant

SEATTLE — Seeds of Change, a maker of nutritious organic foods, recently announced Mohawk Local School District’s greenhouse is the recipient of one of 15 $10,000 Share the Good grants…

General CRP sign-up ends Friday

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is conducting a four-week general sign-up for the conservation reserve program that ends Friday. CRP protects the nation’s natural resources through voluntary participation while providing…

Annual tractor show scheduled for June 13-15 in Crawford Co.

Annual tractor show scheduled for June 13-15 in Crawford Co.

BUCYRUS — The Crawford Antique Farm Machinery Association will host the Oliver/Hart-Parr Ohio State Show, along with the Sheppard Diesel Tractor National Show, at the 13th annual Crawford Farm Machinery…

County youth honored as BEST winners at OCA awards banquet

County youth honored as BEST winners at OCA awards banquet

MARYSVILLE — The 2012-13 Ohio Cattlemen’s Association Beef Exhibitor Show Total program recently wrapped up with its annual awards banquet at the Ohio Expo Center, Columbus. This year’s BEST program…

4-H livestock tagging scheduled for Saturday

Tagging and weigh-in for animals of 4-H members taking dairy or beef feeder calf, market goat and market lamb, if they will participate in rate of gain, will be held…