H20hio Program rolls out in Shelby County

SIDNEY — Shelby County is now an H2Ohio eligible county.Producers have until Aug. 30, 2021, to sign up for the program, which offers funding to ...

July 22nd, 2021 |  


Free pond clinic planned

SIDNEY — Ponds in Ohio provide important recreational, domestic, and agricultural uses. These can range from fishing, swimming, and wildlife vie...

July 8th, 2021 |  


Live-person pit trading ends

Live-person pit trading ends

The first day of May was a watershed moment for agricultural commodity markets and farmers and ranchers. May 1 marked the end of live-person pit tradi...

June 8th, 2021 |  



National sheep show comes to Sidney

SIDNEY — The city of Sidney, Ohio, and the Shelby County Fairgrounds will host the National Columbia Sheep Show on June 9 through 12. The Nation...

June 2nd, 2021 |  


‘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 |