Hazardous algae blooms affect water quality

Hazardous algae blooms affect water quality

SIDNEY — Water quality issues and how to make things better was discussed by Dr. Christopher J. Winslow at the Shelby County Agricultural Center...

March 21st, 2017 |  


Marketing workshops planned in March, April

Marketing workshops planned in March, April

Educational Marketing Program Workshops are being offered to provide food producers practical information on best marketing practices, including strat...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Davidson hosts Farm Forum

Davidson hosts Farm Forum

PIQUA — U.S. Representative of Ohio’s 8th Congressional District Warren Davidson hosted the 2017 Farm Forum at Edison State Community Coll...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Proper tree planting tips for Arbor Day

LONDONERRY, N.H. — Arbor Day, an April holiday that celebrates the planting and caring for trees, is a popular time for homeowners to add new tr...

March 19th, 2017 |  


Brown speaks to Ohio farmers at annual breakfast

Brown speaks to Ohio farmers at annual breakfast

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-OH, recently spoke to Ohio farmers at the Ohio Farm Bureau breakfast in Washington, D.C. The Senat...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Agriculture: what is it, who is it and why is it important?

Agriculture: what is it, who is it and why is it important?

Agriculture by definition is the science or practice of farming, including cultivation of the soil for the growing of crops and the rearing of animals...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Catholic Rural Life offers registry to century-plus farm families

SIDNEY — Catholic Rural Life of St. Marys and Sidney Deaneries would like to recognize families who have nurtured the same land for 100 years or...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Berning named Certified Crop Adviser of the Year

Berning named Certified Crop Adviser of the Year

Our own Tim Berning with Precision Agri-Services out of Minster was recognized as Certified Crop Adviser of the Year at the Conservation Tillage Confe...

March 13th, 2017 |  


‘Our Ohio’ magazine features Ellen Joslin

SIDNEY — Ellen Joslin, of Sidney, will be featured in the March/April issue of “Our Ohio” magazine. Last May she lost her husband an...

March 12th, 2017 |  


Ginseng hunters reminded about March deadline

COLUMBUS, OH - American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) hunters are being reminded that uncertified root may not be possessed after March 31 without a w...

March 12th, 2017 |