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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…

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.…