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Ag Notes

Top ODA official to speak at breakfast forum
Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) director David T. Daniels will speak on the current and future issues surrounding the state of agriculture in Ohio at the Northwest Ohio Ag-Business Breakfast Forum, Thursday, July 17 from 8-9:30 a.m. at the Agricultural Incubator Foundation, 13737 Middleton Pike (SR 582), Bowling Green.

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Fishing trip for women
The Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District, in cooperation with Tibbels Marina, is offering a special opportunity for women to take a chartered fishing trip out of Lakeside Marblehead Wednesday, July 16 from 5-9 p.m.

Fishing poles and bait will be provided, along with a boxed dinner. A fishing license will be required for the trip and is available for purchase at the marina, or at many other locations in the county. A one-day fishing license is $11. A resident fishing license is $19. The cost is $10 for those 66 and older.

The cost to attend the fishing trip is $35. To reserve a spot, call 419-898-1595.

Strawberries 101
The Lucas County Farm Bureau will host an event, “Strawberries 101- From Propagation to Jam Making” Saturday, June 21 at 1 p.m. at Stevens Gardens, 4550 Weckerly Rd., Monclova.

Attendees will learn the ins and outs of strawberry production from second-generation producers at Stevens Gardens. The program will also address what is needed to start a strawberry patch, care and maintenance of plants, and what to do with the crop .

The art of strawberry jam making will wrap up the day in the garden’s onsite cabin. A tour of the gardens, greenhouse and business are also included. The cost is free and the event is open to the public.

Registration is required by June 18. To register, call the Farm Bureau Office at 800-333-8015 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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