Starting Farmers elect officers

SIDNEY — The November meeting of the Starting Farmers 4-H Club was called to order on Nov. 9, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. by President Olivia Voress in th...

November 17th, 2020 |  


Planning for the next farm bill

Planning for the next farm bill

There are two things every farmer I know appreciates, harvesting a good crop and making a profit while doing it. While we are at the whims of nature f...

October 30th, 2020 |  


Forestry Field Day has different look

SIDNEY — The Shelby Soil & Water Conservation District will still hold its annual Forestry Field Day event. However, it will look a little d...

October 21st, 2020 |  



Sunrise cooperative achieves year six certification

COLUMBUS – The 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program has announced Sunrise Cooperative Inc. facilities in Attica, Ballville, Crestline a...

September 30th, 2020 |  


OABA SEeking emerging leaders for LAUNCH class

COLUMBUS – Tomorrow’s agribusiness leader will need to be nimble and lead change in addressing workforce pressures, consumer demands, and ...

September 29th, 2020 |  


Grass waterways – thinking ahead…

Grass waterways – thinking ahead…

This is a great time of the year to consider where you may need grassed waterways. Although they can be inconvenient to farm around, they are very eff...

September 15th, 2020 |  


Farm Science Review will be virtual show

LONDON — For the first time in its nearly 60-year history, The Ohio State University’s Farm Science Review, scheduled for Sept. 22 to Sept...

September 15th, 2020 |  


Middleton serving on Farm Bureau policy development committee

COLUMBUS – Seth Middleton of Sidney is serving on the 2020 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Policy Development Committee. The committee collects and ...

September 15th, 2020 |  


Dairy producers need pricing overhaul plan

Dairy producers need pricing overhaul plan

For more than 150 years, family farms have driven rural communities. It’s still that way today; family farms support local schools, churches and...

August 5th, 2020 |  


Bipartisan group launches effort to oppose rural policies

Bipartisan group launches effort to oppose rural policies

MAPLEWOOD – Rural America 2020, a new national campaign fighting back against Trump Administration policies that are hurting already-struggling ...

July 27th, 2020 updated: July 27th, 2020. |