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New AGI compliance certification needed for 2013

Under the 2008 farm bill extension, all payment eligibility and payment limitation provisions were extended, including AGI limitations for the 2013 crop year, program year and fiscal year. All rules…

Farmer donates to FFA, Red Cross

Farmer donates to FFA, Red Cross

A local farmer and his wife have been selected as winners in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, and have donated $5,000 to two local groups. Jerry…

USHS freshman wins first FFA scholarship in honor of friend

USHS freshman wins first FFA scholarship in honor of friend

During Upper Sandusky FFA’s annual banquet last week, there was much to celebrate. But for several moments, tears streaked the faces of FFA members and other attendees as they remembered…

Former SWCD supervisor inducted into Ohio federation’s hall of fame

Former SWCD supervisor inducted into Ohio federation’s hall of fame

COLUMBUS — During the Ohio Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts’ 70th annual conference on Feb. 26, a late farmer and former Wyandot Soil and Water Conservation District supervisor…

Producers reminded of USDA guidelines

Landowners and operators are reminded that in order to receive payments from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, compliance with highly erodible land and wetland conservation provisions is required. Farmers with…

Farmer’s share

Farmer’s share

Local FFA chapter members serve up pancakes, sausage and scrambled eggs during the Wyandot County farmer’s share breakfast this morning at Trinity Evangelical United Methodist Church, Upper Sandusky. Other items…

Distinquished service

Distinquished service

Earl Smith (from left), president of the Crawford Antique Farm Machinery Association, presents the club’s distinguished service award to Norm and John Schiefer, owners of Schiefer Bins LLC, of Bucyrus,…

Farmer’s breakfast slated for Thursday

In honor of 2013 National Agriculture Week, Wyandot County farmer’s share breakfast will be held from 7-9 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Evangelical United Methodist Church, 108 Malabar Dr., Upper Sandusky.…

Royals compete in FFA public speaking contests around state

Royals compete in FFA public speaking contests around state

BUCYRUS — Wynford FFA members recently participated in a public speaking contests at Buckeye Central, Plymouth and Western Reserve high schools. In the creed category at Buckeye Central, Aryn Copeland…

FSA’s NAP coverage deadline scheduled for March 15

March 15 is the final day for producers to apply for non-insured crop disaster assistance program coverage using Form CCC-471 and pay the service fee at the county FSA office.…