Autumn brings gift of balance

Autumn brings gift of balance

Fall is here. The leaves are changing, harvest is in full swing and jack-o-lanterns have taken residence on my front porch. I love fall. And no, it...

October 29th, 2019 |  


Decorate and extend the life of your carved pumpkin

Decorate and extend the life of your carved pumpkin

It’s time to select and decorate pumpkins for your Halloween display. Get family and friends involved in a trip to the pumpkin farm and consider...

October 21st, 2019 |  


FFA American Degree recipient visits Sidney FFA

FFA American Degree recipient visits Sidney FFA

Bradley Burden, former Sidney FFA member and officer, had the opportunity to talk to current agricultural students about his career in agriculture. Bu...

October 21st, 2019 |  



Sidney FFA fruit sale underway

SIDNEY —The Sidney FFA chapter annual fruit sale is underway.The sale includes navels, Clementines (Cuties), red grapefruit, pears, pineapples, ...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Riverside FFA members learn to evaluate soil

Riverside FFA members learn to evaluate soil

DEGRAFF— This year the Riverside FFA Chapter hosted the District 6 soils contest held at Knief Farms. There were 22 schools and over 260 student...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Forestry Field Day has historical twist

SIDNEY — The annual Forestry Field Day, hosted by the Shelby Soil & Water Conservation District, will once again provide free family forest ...

October 21st, 2019 |  


Extension work far from cookie cutter

Extension work far from cookie cutter

One of my favorite things about working for OSU Extension is seeing the breadth and depth of the work being done by my colleagues. As the community-ba...

October 15th, 2019 |  


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...

October 15th, 2019 |  


OCF Young Cattlemen’s Conference provides industry learning experience

OCF Young Cattlemen’s Conference provides industry learning experience

MARYSVILLE — The 2019 Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation Young Cattlemen’s Conference (YCC) hosted 19 cattlemen and women for a three-day l...

October 14th, 2019 |  


Brown receives Golden Triangle award

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, received the National Farmers Union’s highest legislative award recently in Washington. The ...

October 14th, 2019 |