PAULDING — It’s that time of year again, the Paulding FFA is starting its annual fruit sale fundraiser. The sale kicked off on Oct. 8, and run…

As harvest progresses, it’s not too late to plant cover crops, but the options are becoming more limited. Most cover crops need a minimum of 6…

Fall harvest has started but farmers also need to think about planting cover crops. USDA-SARE publication (10 Ways Cover Crops Enhance Soil He…

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. and CHICAGO — Farmer sentiment hit a post pandemic high in September, according to the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Eco…

Through the pandemic the Tinora FFA has still been making the most of this year. On Aug. 1 the Tinora FFA went kayaking on the Maumee River. W…

Members of the Fairview FFA Chapter gathered at the high school football field on Oct. 3 to clean up trash. Members pictured are, from left: B…

Aidan Smith won Champion Dry All Other Purebreds Doe and Grand Champion All Other Purebreds Doe in Show.

Evan Saylor won the poultry award for Interme-diate Showmanship.

Swine winners included, from left: Adalyn Zeedyk, Middleweight Class 5; Kenzie Hancock, Middleweight Class 1; Emily Singer, Middleweight Class…

Swine judging showmanship winners included, from left: Brooklyn Zeedyk, Junior Showmanship; Kenzie Hancock, Intermediate Showmanship; Brandon …

Winning the award for Champion Breeding Exhibit was Deagon Johns.

Among swine winners at the Defiance County Fair were, from left: Carrie Zeedyk, Lightweight Class 1; Brandon Zeedyk, Lightweight Class 2; Bren…

Among the winners in the swine events were, from left: Brooklyn Zeedyk, Champion Middleweight Market Hog and Champion Heavyweight Market Hog; …

Blake Zeedyk had a good day in poultry judging, winning Champion Large Fancy Exhibit, Champion Bantam Fancy Exhibit, Reserve Champion Bantam F…

Additional swine judging winners were, from left: Megan Hancock, Heavyweight Class 3; Katie Chapman, Heavyweight Class 4; Brooklyn Zeedyk, Hea…

Jamie Reineck had the Champion Dry Utility Doe and the Reserve Champion Utility Doe in Show.

Cheznie Keber was the winner of Boer Senior Showmanship during the goat show.

Kaidynn Whitman-Jones won Champion Nigerian Doe, Champion Nigerian Milking Doe, Grand Champion Nigerian Doe in Show and Reserve Champion Niger…

Miguel Garcia was the Dairy Intermediate Showmanship winner, as well as winning Grand Champion Alpine Doe in Show and Beginner Poultry Showmanship.

Zoe Appel won Boer Intermediate Showmanship and Overall Intermediate Showmanship during the goat show.