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Wynford FFA hosts Harvest Day
BUCYRUS — On Sept. 18, Wynford FFA chapter traveled to Galion to Kocher Family Farms for the county soils contest.
The urban team won the contest with Jodie Jennings placing first in the county. Thomas Weithman placed second
Want to know what to consider when putting in a house with a basement? How about what needs to be done to farm a certain field? Which best management practices will conserve the soil and save problems when building?
CAREY — The Wyandot County Soil Judging Contest took place Friday, Sept. 20 on the farm of Jim and Vivian Gery north of Carey.
Agriculture students from the four county schools competed in two different soil judging contests, the agriculture (rural) contest and the urban contest.
Both the agricultural soils team and the urban soils team from the Upper Sandusky FFA competed at the district contest Sept. 26 in Seneca County at took first place to earn a spot in the state event. There were over 200 students in attendance with 27 agricultural teams and 23 urban teams.
NELSONVILLE — Students from the Upper Sandusky FFA took 12th place as a team in the State Forestry Career Development Event held Saturday at Hocking College in Nelsonville.
The Forestry CDE involves numerous activities related to the forest and forest products industry in Ohio that vary from year to year.
Voting will open for the USDA’s Farm Service Agency’s Wyandot County Committee on Nov. 4.
It is important that every eligible producer participate in these elections because FSA county committees are a link between the agricultural community and the USDA. The 2019 election in Wyandot County will be conducted for the representative for Local Administrative Area No. 3 consisting of Jackson, Mifflin, Pitt, Antrim and Marseilles townships.
COLUMBUS — Rose Hartschuh of Sycamore is serving on the 2019 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Policy Development Committee. The committee collects and organizes public policy recommendations from county farm bureaus and presents the final policy suggestions to be voted on by Ohio farm bureau delegates during the state annual meeting in December.
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Stoneburner commemorates best of Upper in pocket-sized booklet
Surgery expansion project underway at Wyandot Memorial Hospital