Cooper Farms cuts ribbon on distribution center

Cooper Farms cuts ribbon on distribution center

ST. HENRY, Ohio — Gold-plated scissors in hand, company executives and area dignitaries cut the ribbon to officially open Cooper Farms’ ne...

February 16th, 2017 |  


Waterhemp is a growing concern in Darke County

Waterhemp is a growing concern in Darke County

DARKE COUNTY — Anyone who owns even a small plot of earth hates weeds. For farmers, however, weeds are a bigger concern than mere aesthetics.One...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Darke Cattlemen gather for banquet

Darke Cattlemen gather for banquet

GREENVILLE — The Darke County Cattlemen’s Association (DCCA) directors hosted its annual banquet Monday night at the American Legion in Gr...

February 8th, 2017 |  


Riffle passes the torch

Riffle passes the torch

GREENVILLE – As of March 31, Daryl Riffle’s almost 12-year position as Fair Manager for the Darke County Agricultural Society is over.He s...

February 7th, 2017 updated: February 8th, 2017. |  


Experts say grain prices have seen a decrease

Experts say grain prices have seen a decrease

GREENVILLE — Agriculture producers turned out to hear what’s on the horizon as the Ohio State University Extension Offices of Auglaize, Da...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Will deer sterilization thin a local herd?

CINCINNATI (AP) — During the second week of January, a team of sharpshooters with dart guns, veterinarians and volunteers quietly captured and s...

February 5th, 2017 |  


Ohio recognizes 118 historic farms in 2016

REYNOLDSBURG — In 2016, the Ohio Department of Agriculture recognized 118 new century, sesquicentennial or bicentennial farms owned by the same ...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans available

ATLANTA — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, ...

January 31st, 2017 |  


Meeting scheduled to discuss Waterhemp infestation

GREENVILLE — OSU Extension, Darke County will hold a very important meeting regarding the infestation of Waterhemp in Darke County.The meeting w...

January 27th, 2017 |  


Detling Farms receive 14th Red Gold Master Grower award

Detling Farms receive 14th Red Gold Master Grower award

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Dick and Rex Detling of Union City, Ohio were honored as Red Gold Master Growers at Red Gold’s 26th Annual GrowerR...

January 25th, 2017 |