China to lift punitive tariffs on US soybeans, pork

BEIJING (AP) — China will lift punitive tariffs imposed on U.S. soybeans and pork in a trade war with Washington, a state news agency said Frida...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Tractor & Machinery Certification Program guidelines

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Agricultural Hazardous Occupations Orders (AgHOs) regulation prohibits 14 and 15-year-olds fro...

September 14th, 2019 |  


Safe combine operation during harvest

As we head into fall and look forward to harvest season, consider safety as part of your harvest planning process. It takes multiple pieces of equipme...

September 14th, 2019 |  



4-H in the Classroom activities kick off

4-H in the Classroom activities kick off

This week, 4-H in the Classroom programs will start at local schools. We get asked often about 4-H in the Classroom and what it looks like, so we thou...

September 10th, 2019 |  


4-H breakfast set for Sunday

4-H breakfast set for Sunday

Like many non-profit organizations, the Shelby County 4-H program relies heavily on volunteers, grants and gifts to sustain our youth development effo...

September 4th, 2019 |  


Certification training program set

SIDNEY — In partnership with Farmers Elevator in Houston, OSU Extension is holding a Beef Quality Assurance certification training on Tuesday, S...

September 3rd, 2019 |  


‘Making the Best Better’

‘Making the Best Better’

As is typical of those working in community development, we are always looking for ways to improve not just our services, but also our surroundings. T...

August 27th, 2019 |  


Darke County plans forestry workshop

GREENVILLE — The Darke Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will hold a forestry workshop on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at C...

August 26th, 2019 |  


Tractor Supply hosts farmers market at stores nationwide

SIDNEY – Tractor Supply Company is inviting farmers, craft makers and artisans to join the Farmers Market event at their local TSC store on Satu...

August 26th, 2019 |  


Edison State EAGLE student finds success at Darke County Fair

Edison State EAGLE student finds success at Darke County Fair

PIQUA — Students involved in the EAGLE Program at Edison State Community College are already seeing the benefits of receiving hands-on learning ...

August 26th, 2019 |