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Winners of 2013 SWCD photography contest announced

The Wyandot Soil and Water Conservation District office and its board of supervisors recently announced the winners of its 2013 photography contest. First-place winners in the adult division for those…

No-till field day to showcase cover crops, manure, soil health and more

McCUTCHENVILLE — The annual Ohio no-till summer field day will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 10 in Seneca County. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Hosted by…

Warriors at FFA camp

Warriors at FFA camp

Mohawk FFA students Meghan Chaffee (left) and Morgan Edgington attended the third session of FFA Camp Muskingham in June, where they participated in teamwork building activities, leadership workshops, motor boating,…

State degree recipients

State degree recipients

Three members of the Carey FFA chapter recently earned state degrees, the highest degree an Ohio FFA Association can bestow upon its members, according to a press release from the…

FSA loan program helps farmers build

The Farm Service Agency Farm Storage Facility Loan program allows producers of eligible commodities to obtain low-interest financing to build or upgrade farm storage and handling facilities. The new maximum…

Farm Bureau annual meeting set Aug. 20

CAREY — The Wyandot County Farm Bureau will hold its annual meeting Aug. 20 at the Shrine Cafeteria, 315 Clay St., Carey. A reception will begin at 6 p.m. for…

Family one of few in U.S. in unique stewardship program

Family one of few in U.S. in unique stewardship program

Wyandot County Farm Bureau President Jack Leslie and his family have been stewards of their land for generations. As participants in Monsanto Company’s Vistive Gold soybean stewardship program, the Leslies’…

Local family farm produces special Vistive Gold soybeans

Local family farm produces special Vistive Gold soybeans

A partnership between a local farmer who heads Wyandot County Farm Bureau, Heritage Cooperative and Monsanto Company has brought a unique soybean to a rural Upper Sandusky field. Wyandot County…

Crawford Co. wildlife officer named finalist by Whitetails

Crawford Co. wildlife officer named finalist by Whitetails

COLUMBUS — Jason Parr, a state wildlife officer assigned to Crawford County, was a finalist for the Ohio 2012 Wildlife Officer of the Year award presented by Whitetails Unlimited, according…

FSA director: Producers must maintain CRP acres

Farm Service Agency participants are required to maintain conservation reserve program acres according to the conservation plan agreed to with the Natural Resources Conservation Service. All CRP maintenance activities must…