March 14, 2024
The Union County Commissioners read out the board’s annual proclamation last week naming March 17-23 National Ag Week in Union County. Each year, the county celebrates the efforts of local farmers by declaring the week of recognition. Pictured from left to right are Commissioner Dave Burke, Organization Director Melinda Lee, Farm Bureau member Anne Scheiderer, Commissioner Steve Robinson, Farm Bureau member Ralph Stonerock and Commissioner Dave Lawrence. (Journal-Tribune photo by Michael Williamson)

Agriculture community readies for National Ag Week


By Michael Williamson, Richwood Gazette

Ahead of National Ag Week, the agriculture community in Union County is already at work organizing 4-H projects, holding meetings and having discussions about the fair.

Wayne Dellinger, with the Union County OSU Extension Office, told county officials last week that, with the spring planting season just around the corner, his office is already busy.

“The 4-H educators, as well as myself, are already in fair-mode for the Union County Fair as well as the Richwood Fair,” he said. “As far as on the ag and natural resources side, I’ve wrapped up…the pesticide and fertilizer applicator recertification training.”

He said educators a…

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