Monday, December 9, 2019
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Catch up on local FFA news from Southern Local High School FFA, West Muskingum FFA, Zane Trace FFA, Clear Fork FFA, Norwayne FFA, Northwestern FFA and more.

The American Farm Bureau Federation's survey of classic Thanksgiving Day dinner indicates the average cost of this year's feast is $5 per person.
hunter loading rifle orange vest

Expanded Sunday hunting is coming to Pennsylvania next year. Gov. Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 147 into law on Nov. 27, allowing hunting on three Sundays.
The inside of The Farmer's Rail

Mary Anne Kettering, of MaryAnne's Meats, and the Bruntys, of The Farmer's Rail, have both found success selling local, fresh food at their stores.
Agricultural toys under a Christmas tree.

Young farmers and agriculture professionals from Wayne, Ashland and Medina counties raised $5,000 in toys for Christmas at the Ag Toy Drive Nov. 21.
Melinda Wesley

Melinda Wesley bagged a 7-point buck in Utica, Ohio on Nov. 23, 2019.
Lake Erie algal bloom

Reaching Ohio’s 2025 target for improving Lake Erie’s water quality will be even more challenging than expected, according to a recently completed study led by Ohio State research teams.
The Kisamore family and their turkeys.

The Kisamores are raising 1,000 Thanksgiving turkeys this year on their farm in Mogadore, Ohio. They say they could never do it all without their friends.
Justin Scott

Justin Scott from the Indian Valley FFA Chapter was selected as a national winner for the National FFA Proficiency Award in Diversified Crop Production. 

Ohio hunters can pursue white-tailed deer with approved firearms during the 2019 weeklong gun season, Dec. 2-8, and the additional weekend, Dec. 21-22.