Poison hemlock prolific in Darke County

Poison hemlock prolific in Darke County

DARKE COUNTY — Poison hemlock (Conium maculatum) is among the most deadly plants in North America and we have it all around Darke County.It is e...

June 19th, 2017 |  


ODA releases new nutrient management tools

REYNOLDSBURG — The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) has introduced two new nutrient management tools. The Ohio Applicator Forecast is a new ...

June 11th, 2017 |  


Leaders in Ohio’s farm community to be honored at August event

Leaders in Ohio’s farm community to be honored at August event

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Agricultural Council (OAC) recently announced the 2017 Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame inductees, including Dwight B. Beoughe...

June 6th, 2017 |  


Pork, Poultry producers want USDA proposal nixed

Pork, Poultry producers want USDA proposal nixed

DARKE COUNTY — A Darke County man is calling for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to scrap rules he believes will hurt pork producers a...

June 2nd, 2017 |  


Pick-your-own strawberry operation expanding

Pick-your-own strawberry operation expanding

ARCANUM — Rob Schmidt, owner of Premier Berries LLC at 4001 Myers-Tillman Road, Arcanum, is expanding his pick-your-own strawberries operation, ...

May 16th, 2017 |  


As farmers worry, Agriculture Department will promote trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — As farmers fret over President Donald Trump’s criticism of international trade agreements, Agriculture Secretary Sonny P...

May 11th, 2017 |  


OSU educator warns rain, cold snap could affect early crop growth

DARKE COUNTY — Much spring planting has been done, but Sam Custer, educator with Ohio State University’s Darke County Extension, says rece...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Derickson named ODA assistant director

Derickson named ODA assistant director

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) Director David T. Daniels has appointed former State Representative Tim Derickson as t...

May 10th, 2017 |  


Ohio Tractor Supply donates $34,450 to FFA projects

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — In support of the next generation of agricultural leaders, Tractor Supply Company and the National FFA Foundation partnered f...

May 3rd, 2017 |  


Larry and Joan Roll named Poultry Day parade marshals

Larry and Joan Roll named Poultry Day parade marshals

VERSAILLES — The Versailles Poultry Days Committee has named Larry and Joan (Bulcher) Roll as parade marshals for the 2017 Poultry Days Parade, ...

April 11th, 2017 |