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4-H clubs: July 15, 2014

River Roundup Eighteen project members, five Cloverbuds and three advisers recently attended the seventh meeting of the River Roundup 4-H club at the Harpster Community Center. Lilly Ciola and Anthony,…

USDA reminding producers of acreage reporting requirement

COLUMBUS — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is reminding agricultural producers that July 15 is the deadline to file an acreage report for spring seeded crops, according to a press…

Ohio FSA approved to accept cashe valley virus

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Farm Service Agency recently was approved by the National FSA to accept cache valley virus as a qualifying disease for the FSA Emergency Assistance for Livestock,…

ODNR offering survey for Ohio deer hunters

FINDLAY — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife and researchers from Ohio State University are asking deer hunters to participate in a survey to help shape the…

Webinar to cover organic livestock standards

­COLUMBUS — The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association will offer a 90-minute webinar, “NOP Livestock Standards,” introducing the National Organic Program with a special emphasis on livestock standards at…

Area youth recognized during beef exhibition annual banquet

Area youth recognized during beef exhibition annual banquet

MARYSVILLE — The 2013-14 Ohio Cattlemen’s Association Beef Exhibitor Show Total program wrapped up in May with its annual awards banquet held at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus. Shelby…

FSA director: Souses may sign on behalf of another

Husbands and wives may sign documents on behalf of each other for Farm Service Agency and Commodity Credit Corporation programs in which either has an interest. The option is automatically…

Forestry clinic set

The Wyandot Soil and Conservation District, with the assistance of the Northwest Ohio Loggers Chapter, is hosting a forestry clinic from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Angeline School.…

USDA offers energy grants

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently began accepting applications from energy facilities interested in receiving forest or agricultural residues to generate clean energy. The Biomass Crop Assistance Program…

Ohio sensitive crop registry available

REYNOLDSBURG — The Ohio Department of Agriculture is accepting registration requests for the Ohio Sensitive Crop Registry, a voluntary informational tool designed to provide stakeholders with an effective way to…