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FSA director shares program dates

Wyandot County Farm Service Agency Director Charlotte Schmachtenberger recently announced dates to remember for area farmers and producers involved in FSA programs. Schmachtenberger said in a press release those affected…

Mohawk FFA holds annual banquet

Mohawk FFA holds annual banquet

SYCAMORE — The Mohawk FFA chapter recently held its 55th annual banquet at Mohawk High School. A fruit sale is Mohawk FFA’s major fundraiser each year. Meghan Chaffee, first place,…

4th-graders win poster contest

4th-graders win poster contest

Wyandot Soil and Water Conservation District recently released the winners of its annual fourth-grade poster contest for National Agriculture Week. The grand prize winner, Savannah Kinley, is a student at…

Farm toy show

Farm toy show

Jon and Deb Pankow (left), of Milan, show their selection of sale items to potential customers during a farm toy show at Upper Sandusky High School on Sunday. Dozen of…

Wyandot County FSA to hold CRP meetings

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will conduct a four-week general sign-up for the Conservation Reserve Program from May 20 through June 14. CRP aims to protect the nation’s natural resources…

Rain barrel-decorating contest taking place at mall in Findlay

Rain barrel-decorating contest taking place at mall in Findlay

FINDLAY — Riverdale High School art students are among those who submitted rain barrels for a decorating contest sponsored by the Blanchard River Watershed Partnership. The decorated rain barrels will…

Senator announces jobs bill aimed at helping expand farmers markets

Senator announces jobs bill aimed at helping expand farmers markets

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown recently announced new legislation that would expand markets for farmers and increase the availability of nutritious locally-grown food for consumers, particularly senior citizens and…

Agricultural use property values announced for next three tax years

Wyandot County Auditor George Kitzler is informing agricultural property owners who have qualified for the current agricultural use value program that the state has released land values that will be…

Conservation plans must include information on mowing, spraying

Conservation plans must include information on mowing, spraying

The Wyandot County Farm Service Agency Committee needs to provide authorization for conservation reserve program participants in 2013 to spot mow or spot spray CRP acreage during the primary nesting…

Partnership created to offer healthy food

FINDLAY — The RIDGE Project has announced a strategic partnership with Fresh Encounter, a regional grocery store chain, to better connect the community with a local food source, while offering…