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Tractors and education mix

Tractors and education mix

The Wyandot County FFA chapters recently completed their annual strawberry sales. A total of 735 flats were sold for $14,700. Carey FFA collected $4,190 by selling 209 1/2 flats. Mohawk…

Pork producers donate to food banks

Pork producers donate to food banks

The Ohio Pork Producers Council recently donated 37,554 pounds of ground pork to Ohio food banks in an effort to make sure no Ohio family went without a meal during…

Local woman a finalist in national competition

Local woman a finalist in national competition

COLUMBUS — An Upper Sandusky woman was among four state finalists in Ohio Farm Bureau’s 2013 Young Agricultural Professionals Discussion Meet, an annual contest that tests participants’ subject knowledge, problem-solving…

Wickiser places in top 6

Wickiser places in top 6

First-year Carey FFA member Christy Wickiser recently competed in the inaugural state advanced career development event, placing second in District 4 after advancing through the chapter and sub-district competitions. Wickiser…

Family heirloom

Family heirloom

As the Carey FFA prepares to celebrate the year with its annual banquet, first-year FFA member Blake Brickner recently shared a piece of his family history and the FFA tradition.…

Local FSA director: Applications for independent crop loss adjustment contractors due May 1

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Ohio Farm Service Agency is seeking qualified individuals with knowledge of field and specialty crops interested in becoming independent crop loss adjustment contractors for FSA.…

Local farmer places 2nd in corn yield contest

Local farmer places 2nd in corn yield contest

ST. LOUIS — An area corn grower has been honored as one of 18 national winners in the 2012 national corn yield contest sponsored by the National Corn Growers Association.…

Director: Operations must be actively engaged in farming to receive benefits

To be eligible for payments and benefits under specified programs, all program participants — individuals and legal entities — must provide significant contributions to the farming operation to be considered…

Students celebrate agriculture week

Students celebrate agriculture week

Carey FFA members celebrated National Agriculture Week by driving their tractors to school. Members then conducted a parade through town, traveling in front of Our Lady of Consolation School and…

State public speaking contest

State public speaking contest

Wynford FFA student Aryn Copeland (left) recently traveled to the Agricultural Technical Institute of Ohio State University for the state FFA public speaking contest, where she recited the FFA creed.…