‘Victory Garden’ kits available

SIDNEY — Shelby County Master Gardeners, in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Agriculture, have a few remaining “Victory Garden̶...

May 6th, 2021 |  


Co-op can vote for every member via bloc voting

Co-op can vote for every member via bloc voting

Can you imagine being a member of a group in which your vote counts, but you can’t cast your own ballot? Sadly, this very situation exists today...

May 4th, 2021 |  


4-H club completes community service projects

MCCARTYVILLE — The McCartyville Producers 4-H Club held two meetings and did community service since the last meeting.On March 28, the 4-H club ...

April 26th, 2021 |  



Students compete at Area 4 Envirothon

SIDNEY — Students from two Shelby County schools recently participated in the Ohio Area 4 Envirothon.The event is a competitive, academic, outdo...

April 19th, 2021 |  


Space exploration theme of Conservation Day Camp

SIDNEY — The ever-popular Shelby County Conservation Day Camp is back. The theme this year is “Space Camp” and will be held June 22-...

April 6th, 2021 |  


Victory Garden seeds to be given out

Victory Garden seeds to be given out

SIDNEY — Victory Gardens, originally called war gardens, began during World War I. Their purpose was to have the public start vegetable gardens ...

March 29th, 2021 |  


Versailles FFA hosts omelet breakfast

Versailles FFA hosts omelet breakfast

VERSAILLES — On Saturday, Feb. 27, Versailles FFA hosted the sixth annual Free Omelet Breakfast as part of the National FFA Week. At the breakfa...

March 24th, 2021 |  


The Versailles FFA eighth graders competed in the state online GreenHand Quiz CDE on March 2. The team placed 53 out of 149 teams in the state. Leadin...

March 24th, 2021 |  


The history of COOL

The history of COOL

Country of Origin Labeling has peppered ag news and consumer sites for many years. The 2002 farm bill led the way for agricultural product labeling in...

March 20th, 2021 |  


Agriculture is community

Agriculture is community

Agriculture, it’s a passion, a business, a family, it’s hard work, it’s an opportunity, it’s heartbreaking, it’s a succe...

March 20th, 2021 |