The northwest Ohio soil and water conservation districts are pleased to offer a free at-home do-it-yourself Junior Conservationist summer program. The program’s hands-on activities and registration can be found online at www.lucasswcd.org/jrcc.
May 11-14 the Millcreek-West Unity FFA Chapter celebrated its FFA Week. The week was filled with a variety of activities and events for Millcreek-West Unity Local Schools students and staff as well as FFA members.
Paige Briner, senior at Edon High School, is ready to do her part in educating future citizens about where their food comes from and the importance of agriculture. Briner gathered with her parents, Kory and Jessica Briner, as well as her agricultural educator and FFA advisor, Mrs. Hannah Eve…
The Ohio Department of Agriculture is accepting comments and will hold a public meeting on a draft Permit to Install (PTI) and a draft Permit to Operate (PTO) for the proposed expansion of a swine finishing facility in Madison Township.
State Department of Insurance Director Judith L. French is reminding Ohio farmers that March 15 is the final date to purchase or modify federal crop insurance coverage on 2021 spring-planted crops.
The Fairview FFA Chapter has worked hard all year long, and in the past years, to apply for degrees and awards. Finally, this success has paid off. Last week, members who applied for proficiencies received their results in their areas. Cassie Mavis placed second at the district level in her …
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation praised Gov. Mike DeWine’s funding of the H2Ohio program a few days before farmers received the first payments from the program.
To help Ohio farmers and agribusinesses finance the up-front costs of this year’s growing season, Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague opened the 2021 Ag-LINK application period on Jan. 13. The application period will remain open through March 19.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced details of the 97th annual Agricultural Outlook Forum, which will be held virtually on Feb. 18-19.
MONTPELIER — Hake Family Farms’ dedication to conservation has earned them the Outstanding Cooperator of the Year Award from the Williams Soil and Water Conservation District.
Approximately half of Williams County is in a moderate drought while the rest is classified as being abnormally dry as crop conditions in the country saw a slight decline recently.
As of Aug. 20, nearly 65% of the state, including all of Williams County, was experiencing abnormally dry weather conditions, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.
As national yields project higher, warm, dry conditions in the county are resulting in poorer conditions that could negatively affect some local yields.