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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…

Wynford Envirothon team wins 7th

Wynford Envirothon team wins 7th

BUCYRUS — The Wynford team of Kymber Sand, Ethan Stuckey, Aaron Hand, Caleb Hess and Annika Gerlach recently won seventh place overall and first place in the wildlife testing station…

Antique farm show set in Crawford County

Antique farm show set in Crawford County

BUCYRUS — The Crawford Antique Farm Machinery Association will host the All-Ohio Allis-Chalmers show in conjunction with the 14th annual Crawford farm machinery show June 26-28 at the Crawford County…

CRP offers incentives for transfers of ag land

WASHINGTON— Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced farmers, ranchers and landowners committed to protecting and conserving environmentally sensitive land may sign up for the Conservation Reserve Program. Retiring farmers enrolled…

Provisions announced for farm agency prog.

COLUMBUS — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency recently announced fruit, vegetable and wild rice provisions that affect producers who intend to participate in certain programs authorized by…