Registration extended for ag program

CELINA — OSU Extension will be hosting a “Welcome to the Jungle – Weed Management 101” Program on January 11 in Dickie Auditor...

January 2nd, 2017 |  


Farmer’s group laments state inaction

Farmer’s group laments state inaction

DARKE COUNTY — The Ohio Farmers Union (OFU) expressed profound disappointment when legislation proposed to reduce increases in farmland property...

December 14th, 2016 |  


Student named Farm Bureau Discussion Meet finalist

Student named Farm Bureau Discussion Meet finalist

COLUMBUS — Micaela Wright of Arcanum was one of four finalists named in the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s 2017 Discussion Meet.The annual ...

December 12th, 2016 |  


Fair hires head caretaker

Fair hires head caretaker

DARKE COUNTY — The Directors for the Darke County Agricultural Society announced that Robert Johnston has been hired as the new head caretaker o...

December 6th, 2016 |  


Cattle connection for Ohio, Israel

Cattle connection for Ohio, Israel

DARKE COUNTY — If all goes according to plan, generations of cattle in Israel will retain a lifelong connection to The Buckeye State.In November...

December 1st, 2016 |  


Ag Director Daniels thankful for Ohio farm community

Ag Director Daniels thankful for Ohio farm community

REYNOLDSBURG — David T. Daniels makes it no secret that he loves … no, correct that … really loves his job.Approaching his fifth yea...

November 27th, 2016 |  


Central Ohio farmer serves on Trump agriculture committee

Central Ohio farmer serves on Trump agriculture committee

UNION COUNTY — Central Ohio farmer Fred Yoder was on his tractor Friday afternoon busily grinding up corn stalks in his Union County corn field,...

November 17th, 2016 |  


Ohio ag overview presented at local ag breakfast

Ohio ag overview presented at local ag breakfast

GREENVILLE — Andy Londo, Ph.D., assistant director of Ag/Natural Resources for Ohio State University Extension (OSUE), presented an overview of ...

November 3rd, 2016 |  


OSU Soil Health and Cover Crop Field Day

WAPAKONETA — Ohio State University will hold a free Soil Health and Cover Crop Field Day on Monday, Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Wapakonet...

October 20th, 2016 |  


USDA issues safety-net payments to farmers in response to 2015 market downturn

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that many of the 1.7 million farms that enrolled in either the Agriculture Risk...

October 9th, 2016 |