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McNelly excited about 4-H

McNelly excited about 4-H

GREENVILLE — Joy McNelly was one of the familiar faces in the Youth Building this year during the revues of …

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  

Fair Board elections held Thursday

DARKE COUNTY — On Thursday, the Great Darke County Fair will be holding elections for three seats on the fair’s …

August 24th, 2015 |  

Fair Goat royalty crowned

Fair Goat royalty crowned

The Darke County Fair crowned its 2015 Goat King, Queen, Prince, and Princess Saturday evening. From left, Goat Princess Rorie …

August 24th, 2015 |  

Dairy grooming winners

Dairy grooming winners

The dairy grooming competition was held Saturday at the Great Darke County Fair in preparation for the Junior Fair dairy. …

August 23rd, 2015 |  

Lamb scholarship available

DARKE COUNTY – The Darke County Jr. Fair Sheep committee will once again sponsor a scholarship fund at the 2015 …

August 19th, 2015 |  

America’s Farmers making a positive impact in Ohio

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – America’s Farmers Grow Communities will partner again with farmers to award more than $3.3 million to …

August 18th, 2015 |  

Agritourism growth sparks concerns over safety, liability

SOUTH HERO, Vt. (AP) — As more farms open themselves up to visitors for apple picking, hay rides and some …

August 18th, 2015 |  

Rabbit Club to host food booth at fair

Rabbit Club to host food booth at fair

DARKE COUNTY – The Show Hoppers 4-H Club of Darke County will be hosting a food booth fundraiser during the …

August 18th, 2015 |  

Chicken processor faces $861K in fines

WINESBURG, Ohio — For employees at a leading supplier of chicken to national fast food and supermarket brands, the dangers …

August 16th, 2015 |  

County designated disaster area due to flooding

County designated disaster area due to flooding

WASHINGTON – Darke County is one of eight western Ohio counties that have been designated as natural disaster areas after …

August 13th, 2015 updated: August 13th, 2015. |  

Dill completes internship

Dill completes internship

GREENVILLE — The 2015 growing season, with its excessive rain, has been an interesting one for farmers in Western Ohio. …

August 10th, 2015 |  

Fair update given to breakfast goers

GREENVILLE — Daryl Riffle, fair manager of the Great Darke County Fair, was the featured guest at the monthly ag …

August 6th, 2015 updated: August 6th, 2015. |  

Poultry barn beautification underway

Poultry barn beautification underway

DARKE COUNTY — Despite this year’s ban on live birds at county fairs, poultry-related work continues at the Darke County …

August 6th, 2015 |  

Beef and Dairy barn dedicated

Beef and Dairy barn dedicated

GREENVILLE — Elected officials and the Great Darke County Fair elite gathered Wednesday evening to give a proper opening ceremony …

August 6th, 2015 |  

Run/rodeo fundraiser slated

GREENVILLE — Bob Evans is hosting a community fundraiser Aug. 7 to 9 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. The …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Prescott named Farmer of Year

Prescott named Farmer of Year

UNION CITY, Ind. — Named 2015’s Farmer of the Year at the kick-off luncheon for State Line Heritage Days (SLHD) …

July 30th, 2015 updated: July 30th, 2015. |  

Gardeners ready for fair shows

By Charlene Thornhill For The Daily Advocate GREENVILLE — The Darke County Association of Garden Clubs is looking forward to …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Farm Bureau offers interactive agriculture experiences at state fair

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Family fun and a connection to rural Ohio are just two of the many reasons for visitors …

July 24th, 2015 |  

Hop growers tour Saturday

FORT RECOVERY — Those interested in hops production — already growing, thinking of growing or brewing their own beer — …

July 22nd, 2015 updated: July 22nd, 2015. |  

Stuck works hard on the farm

Stuck works hard on the farm

By Linda Moody lmoody@civitasmedia.com NORTH STAR — Joanne Stuck, vice president of the Darke County Steam Threshers, has been involved …

July 17th, 2015 updated: July 19th, 2015. |  

Farmers survey crop damage

Farmers survey crop damage

The effect of heavy rainfall is evident at a corn field north of Greenville Thursday. Many local fields remain flooded, …

July 16th, 2015 |  

Hesson, Warner to reign at fair

Hesson, Warner to reign at fair

Danielle Hesson was crowned the 2015 Darke County Jr. Fair Queen. Danielle Hesson was crowned the 2015 Darke County Jr. …

July 15th, 2015 |  

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