News and Events
EDUCATIONAL CONSERVATION VIDEOS!!! Posted on YouTube...
Please watch and share these:
Aerial Seeding of Cover Crops 2013 Link: http://youtu.be/_xqMcWStuvs
Grassed Waterway Construction Link: http://youtu.be/fLtmiYkwf4Y
Stream Crossving Video Link: http://youtu.be/Cd3Xr7-tDS8
More educational videos are being created and will be posted as they are finalized.
Be sure to check back or visit our YouTube account WayneSWCD to view them!
Annual Meeting & Banquet ~ Nov. 14th 2013.This year the meeting will be held at Northwestern High School, 7571 N ElyriaRd., West Salem. The banquet will beginat 7:15 p.m. There will be an election of two supervisors for the Wayne SWCD Board.Voting will take place before the banquet from 6:30-7:30 pm. The meal will be cafeteria style and consist of Swiss Steak or Stuffed Chicken Breast, baked potato, green beans, salad, rolls, beverage and pie for $12.00.Children age 6-12 will be $10.00 and under age 6 will be free. FMI... click under the Newsletters Tab and look in the Sept issue of Conservation Trails.You can also make a reservation by sending in the form on page 4 with a check before November 4th.
Finally! Ag and Farm Plastic Recycling has come to Wayne County!
Please check the Agricultural Services Tab or Landowner Services Tab to get more information.
2013 Wayne County Fair Guessing Contest. This year was to guess how many pounds of ag plastic film was in the large white “Super Sack” in front of the building. The plastic was recycled from a local producer’s farm. This was an example of white bale wrap that can be recycled through the newly launched Ag Plastic Recycling Program that currently involves 9 Ohio counties. Winning the $30 gift card to Bob Evans Restaurant this year was Erich Ross of Wadsworth, Ohio. Erich had the closest guess to the correct number of pounds of the ag plastic, which was 323 pounds. He guessed 324 – just 1 over the real amount. The guessing contest always has a tie-breaker question…just in case we have to use it to determine the actual winner. The tie-breaker question was: “When you recycle 2,000lbs of paper, about how many trees do you save?” The correct answer was 17 trees. We had over 550 guesses this year. Thanks to everyone!
Congratulations to LOREN RUFENER of Rittman, Ohio. Loren had the closest guess to the correct number of corn kernels, which were 2,281 kernels. He guessed 2,291 – just 10 shy of thereal amount. We had over 600 guesses this year, and appreciate everyone that tried the contest and stopped by to visit.
The guessing contest always has a tie-breaker question…just in case wehave to use it to determine the actual winner. The tiebreaker question was: “Wayne County leads the State in ranking for total number of cows. What ranking does Wayne County have for 2011 Corn Production?” The correct answer is Wayne County was ranked 36th in corn production in 2011. Winning the $30 gift card to BobEvans Restaurant from the 2012 contest was Loren.
Congratulations to TAMARA WARREN of Wooster! She is the lucky winner of our contest at the 2011 Wayne County Fair, winning the $30 gift card to Bob Evans. She was the only person to correctly guess the number of shredded plastic bottles in the jar.
There were 119 small milk bottles shredded in the jar! Thanks to Tri-County Recycling & Eddie Beard for the shredded bottles!