Clean Sweep upcoming
MIAMI COUNTY — The Clean Sweep 2017 of the Great Miami River Watershed will be July 21 and will span the area between Piqua and Tipp City.
This free event, which includes physical and strenuous work, also will include a free lunch and T-shirt.
A boating safety talk will be part of the program.
Volunteers must wear life jackets and thick-soled shoes covering the toes at all times.
For more information on launch sites or to register, visit www.cleansweepofthegreatmiamiriver.org or call 335-7645.
Ag Day set for July 11
COVINGTON — Ohio Precision Ag Day will begin at 8 a.m. July 11 at Covington High School, 807 Chestnut St., Covington.
The agenda for the day includes: 8 a.m. — Registration and visit exhibitors; 8:30 a.m. — Welcome and introductions, Amanda Bennett and Sam Custer; 8:40 a.m. — Right Place, Right Time, Placement of Organic N-P-K and Micro Nutrients, Glen Arnold, field specialist, OSU Extension; 9:30 a.m. — Making Adaptive Nitrogen Decisions, Elizabeth Hawkins, field specialist, OSU Extension; 10 a.m. — Break; 10:15 a.m. — Sound Nutrient Management for High Yields, Dr. Shaun Casteel, Agronomy (Soybeans/Small Grains), Purdue University; 11:15 a.m. — Profitable Nutrient Management under Ohio’s Environmental Concerns, local panel discussion; noon — Lunch and comments from Miami County Commissioner; 1:15 p.m. — Nutrient placement field demonstrations including drone flying demo, corn planter technology, grid soil samplers, manure applicator, variable rate fertilizer applicator and more; 3:30 a.m. — Evaluation, paperwork for credits, and adjourn.
The event is free, but registration is required for a lunch count by going to go.osu.edu/Westernohiofieldday by June 30.
Demonstrations will be held on a nearby farm.
Bridge winners named
MIAMI COUNTY — TWIG 4 Card Club Marathon winners for May:
First — Sandy Haack and Ruth Treon
Second — Mickey Fletcher and Barbara Wilson
Third — Martha Crouse and Joyce Hoover
First — Bob and Alice Schlemmer
Second — Art and Joanne Disbrow
Third — Roger and Kathy Luring
First — Gloria Plant and Kay Vagedes
Second — Barbara Wilson and Penny Dye
Third — Joyce Fraas and Ruth Jenkins
First — Sue Gagnon
Second — Judy Logan
Third — Mary Jo Berry
First — Alice Schlemmer
Second — Mary Jo Lyons
Third — Nancy Frantz
First — Bonnie Rashilla
Second — Judy Logan
Third — Beth Earhart
First — Mickey Fletcher and Sally Jason
Second — Fran Bowsman and Marsha Simpson
Third — Dottie Laufer and Joan Hunter
First — Cindy Wingert
Second — Sandy Haack
Third — Laury Braby.