Versailles FFA Conducts 22nd Annual State Greenhand Conference

VERSAILLES — For the 22nd year, the Versailles FFA held its annual State FFA Greenhand Conference, at Versailles High School …

October 8th, 2015 |  

Extension helps in fight against avian flu

COLUMBUS — Since November 2014, an outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5 has gripped the U.S. poultry industry, killing …

October 4th, 2015 |  

Case Farms fined more than $1.4 million for worker safety violations

CANTON — A leading supplier of fast food and supermarket chicken is facing more than $1.4 million in fines this …

September 30th, 2015 |  

Farm safety net program deadline Sept. 30

DARKE COUNTY – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is alerting farmers of a Sept. 30 deadline for several key Farm …

September 17th, 2015 |  

Darke County Solid Waste offers soil sampling

DARKE COUNTY – Thanks to a Top of Ohio RC&D grant, Darke SWCD is offering a reduced-rate soil sample analysis …

September 16th, 2015 |  

Farm Bureau plans annual meeting

GREENVILLE — The Darke County Farm Bureau will recognize the past year’s accomplishments and adopt policies and code for the …

September 11th, 2015 |  

Survey: Conventional housing for hens yields more eggs, fewer deaths

Survey: Conventional housing for hens yields more eggs, fewer deaths

DARKE COUNTY – The Coalition for Sustainable Egg Supply has worked with egg farmers and retailers over the past three …

September 10th, 2015 |  

Farm Bureau takes position on marijuana and legislative district issues on Nov. ballot

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) is encouraging Ohioans to vote Yes on State Issue 1, Yes …

September 10th, 2015 |  

Jr. Fair Board reps elected

DARKE COUNTY — Beth Martin, Darke County Junior Fair coordinator, announced the results of this year’s elections to the Junior …

September 8th, 2015 |  

Whole Farm coverage now available in every county across the nation

WASHINGTON– Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden recently announced that Whole-Farm Revenue Protection insurance will be available in every county in …

August 30th, 2015 |  

Ohio Wildlife Council approves2015-2016 Waterfowl Regulations

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s waterfowl season dates and bag limits were approved by the Ohio Wildlife Council at its meeting …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Clark State begins flying UAS for precision agriculture

SPRINGFIELD — Clark State Community College has initiated flying unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) as part of their new precision agriculture …

August 29th, 2015 |  

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. |  


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