Bee population declining across Ohio

Bee population declining across Ohio

DARKE COUNTY - Steve Brumbaugh has been a beekeeper for 30 years, but he’s never seen anything like this.Industrious Apis mellifera, an insect k...

July 26th, 2016 |  


Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation awards 16 college scholarships

COLUMBUS — Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation is awarding $1,500 college scholarships to 16 young Ohioans. Supported by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Local student to compete at world’s largest rodeo

ANSONIA - Layton Davis, a 10th grade student at Ansonia Jr/Sr High School has earned a position on the Indiana state/provisional National High School ...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Lentz to become Agriculture Program Director at Edison State

Lentz to become Agriculture Program Director at Edison State

GREENVILLE — Edison State Community College announced Brad Lentz as the Agriculture Program Director for its new agribusiness program, set to la...

July 18th, 2016 |  


Lora Berning sets sights on establishing ag career

Lora Berning sets sights on establishing ag career

ANNA — For Lora Berning of rural Anna, being highly active in agriculture is just another day at the office, if you will. While women have been ...

July 11th, 2016 |  


Crop insurance provides planting flexibility

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Acting Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Michael Scuse has announced that the federal crop insurance program will provide addit...

June 29th, 2016 |  


Applications being accepted for Rural America Farm & Garden Expo

JAY COUNTY, Ind. - The Rural America Farm & Garden Expo will be held on September 7 - 9 at the Jay County Fairgrounds in Portland, Indiana (806 E....

June 29th, 2016 |  


Mobile unit used for grain safety training

Mobile unit used for grain safety training

GREENVILLE — Several area farmers stopped by the Darke County Fairgrounds Tuesday afternoon for a peek at a an innovative and important training...

June 16th, 2016 |  


Kids learn about farm safety

Kids learn about farm safety

GREENVILLE — More than 100 area children signed up to take part in the annual Progressive Agriculture Safety Day held at the Darke County Fairgr...

June 14th, 2016 |  


10 U.S. farmers to visit domestic, international soy markets

ST. LOUIS — Ten U.S. soybean farmers from soybean-growing states across the nation will take part in an educational program this summer with sto...

June 13th, 2016 |