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Week of 8/27/12
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Thursday, 23 August 2012 13:56

Pesticide collection set
The Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District has announced a pesticide collection for farmers wishing to properly dispose of excess and unwanted chemicals.

The collection will be held Aug. 27 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the Wood County Junior Fair Building, 1380 W. Poe Rd., Bowling Green. Sponsors for the event include the Ohio Department of Agriculture, in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The collection and disposal service is free of charge. Only farm chemicals will be accepted. Paint, antifreeze, solvents and household or non-farm pesticides will not be accepted.

For more information, call Ohio Department of Agriculture at 614-728-6987.

Week of 8/06/12
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Thursday, 02 August 2012 13:17

Women in Conservation
Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District recently hosted “Wild Game Cooking” – the third program in the district’s Women in Conservation series.

The program featured guest speaker Opie Rohrer, founder of Opie’s BBQ, who shared his humor, along with his culinary skills with the 15 women in attendance. Rohrer prepared Cream of Perch Soup, Turtle Soup, Goose Pepperoncini, Rabbit and Walleye Fettuccini Alfredo, Duck Rumaki, Grilled Frog Legs and Buffalo Marsala. Wine enthusiast Pam Ashley showed the women how to pair wine with each of the entrees.

Week of 7/23/12
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Thursday, 19 July 2012 12:38

OSU Extension names educator
OSU Extension, Lucas County has named Patrice Powers-Barker the newest Extension Educator for Family and Consumer Sciences.

Powers-Barker brings 13 years of work experience with OSU Extension, Lucas County and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Justice and Master of Arts in Family Studies to the position.

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