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 |  

Tractor enthusiasts gather

Tractor enthusiasts gather

Hundreds of tractors and other farm implements were on display at the Greenville Farm Power of the Past show, held …

July 12th, 2015 |  

Fair royalty to be crowned Tuesday

By Linda Moody lmoody@citiasmedia.com GREENVILLE — Five young men and 13 young ladies will be competing for the title of …

July 11th, 2015 |  

Marijuana, monopoly, follow the money

Marijuana, monopoly, follow the money

This undated photo provided by the Ohio House of Representatives shows Rep. Jim Buchy. he Ohio House is expected to …

July 7th, 2015 |  

‘Three sisters’ featured

DARKE COUNTY — Each growing season – this being the eighth one – the Heritage Garden near the log house …

July 6th, 2015 |  

Farm Bureau to host Tractor Cruise

GREENVILLE — On July 11, in conjunction with the Power of the Past, Darke County Farm Bureau will host a …

July 4th, 2015 |  

Girl Scout deadline near

DARKE COUNTY — Girl Scouts of Darke County need to get their entries ready for fair judging to be able …

July 4th, 2015 |  

Chambers support Federal Water Quality Protection Act

DARKE COUNTY – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine filed a lawsuit Monday against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and …

July 1st, 2015 |  

Summer manure application, stockpiling

DARKE COUNTY — As part of Darke Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) commitment to outreach on the Ohio agricultural …

June 30th, 2015 |  

Enrollment for 2016 Dairy Margin Protection Program begins today

PORTLAND – Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden announced that starting today, dairy farmers can enroll in the U.S. Department of …

June 30th, 2015 |  

Horse pull returns to reunion

Horse pull returns to reunion

GREENVILLE — Chris Brewer, as well as fiancee Kendra Stollar and friends Jerry Marker and Marla Blume Werner are bringing …

June 28th, 2015 |  

Drought devastates cherry crop

LEONA VALLEY, Calif. — Dave Shields started the engine of his tractor on a recent weekday and began toppling the …

June 27th, 2015 |  

Farm Bureau seeks farm tax changes

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio lawmakers are being asked to make important changes to Ohio’s Current Agricultural Use Value (CAUV) formula. …

June 27th, 2015 |  

Farm Power of the Past

Farm Power of the Past

Greenville Mayor Michael C. Bowers, left, presents a proclamation to Von Oswalt, president of Greenville Farm Power, May 13, in …

June 27th, 2015 |  

USDA seeks applications for loans and grants

WASHINGTON – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced recently that the United States Departent of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting applications for …

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

Home Grown in Darke

DARKE COUNTY — Ever been at the meat counter and wondered about how to prepare all those different cuts of …

June 27th, 2015 |  

Darke County crops spared, for now

Darke County crops spared, for now

Sam Custer (left) of the Darke County OSU Extension examines soybean plants with intern Taylor Dill, seeking to determine the …

June 26th, 2015 |  

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