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2010 commodity loans avaliable

December 10, 2010 Commodity loans are available for 2010 produced grains to producers who meet eligibility requirements. more »»

Board elects Harrison

December 10, 2010 COLUMBUS – Paul Harrison of Fostoria has been elected to his second three-year term on the board of trustees of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. more »»

Annie’s Project starts in January

December 10, 2010 SANDUSKY — Women in agriculture who are interested in taking a more active role in farm operations may sign up for Annie’s Project, a multi-part risk-management course offered by Ohio State... more »»

Ag contacts workshop Thursday

December 3, 2010 NEWARK – Farmers can learn more about farm contracts and what they can do to reduce risks through an Ohio State University Extension farm contract law workshop. more »»

Another round of funding set to preserve farmland

November 30, 2010 PERRYSBURG — Applicants will find a few differences in paperwork if they apply for enrollment in the 2011 Clean Ohio Agricultural Easement Purchase Program. The next funding round runs Ja. more »»

Simplified pesticide applicator categories

November 19, 2010 COLUMBUS — Ohio private pesticide applicators are to see changes in licensing categories. A pesticide license is required for farmers who use restricted-use pesticides. more »»

Fish farming workshop Dec. 4

November 19, 2010 BOWLING GREEN — Fish farmers and hatcheries interested in fingerling production, growing baitfish or preserving or reintroducing fish species requiring live first feeds may learn more about... more »»

Organic food workshop Dec. 10

November 19, 2010 BOWLING GREEN — Farmers interested in learning more about organic food are invited to attend “Organics 101: An Introduction to Organic Crop Production” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 10. more »»

Make sense of soil savings Nov. 12

November 5, 2010 Sandusky River Watershed Coalition, in partnership with Seneca Soil and Water Conservation District, is to have a field day 1-3 p.m. Nov. more »»

Farmers can sign up for conservation help

November 2, 2010 COLUMBUS — Agricultural producers and landowners interested in protecting or improving natural resources are urged to contact the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service office before Dec. more »»

Learn about ag easements Nov. 29

November 2, 2010 Farmland owners can learn how to apply for Clean Ohio Agricultural Easement Purchase Program funds by attending a meeting 6-8 p.m. Nov. 29 at W.W. Knight Nature Preserve, 29530 White Road, Perrysburg. more »»

Farm Bureau to provide pipeline update

October 29, 2010 Seneca and Wyandot county business and community leaders, as well as interested residents, are invited to attend a pipeline construction issues briefing sponsored by Seneca and Wyandot county farm... more »»

Ohio No-Till Conference Dec. 7 in Plain City

October 29, 2010 PLAIN CITY – Cutting no-till costs, improving soil quality and growing profit margins with cover crops are to be the featured themes at this year’s Ohio No-Till Conference 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Dec. more »»

Rural farm energy funds available

October 28, 2010 WOOSTER – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Tuesday announced United States Department of Agriculture is to provide $6 million in loan guarantees and grants to agricultural producers and business... more »»

Ag easement meeting planned for Nov. 29

October 28, 2010 Farmland owners can learn how to apply for Clean Ohio Agricultural Easement Purchase Program funds by attending a meeting 6-8 p.m. Nov. 29 at W.W. Knight Nature Preserve, 29530 White Road, Perrysburg. more »»

Sustainable ag grants available

October 14, 2010 COLUMBUS – The North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program is accepting grant applications from farmers and ranchers interested in promoting sustainability on their... more »»

Conservation Reserve Programs signup extended

October 14, 2010 The deadline to apply for the Conservation Reserve Program has been extended to Jan. 7 by the Natural Resources Conservation Service. more »»

ODA to offer $2M in revolving loan funds

September 24, 2010 REYNOLDSBURG — Business owners now can apply for their share of $2 million in low-interest loans funded by Ohio Department of Agriculture through a newly created Agriculture Revolving Loan Fund. more »»

Junior fair results

September 19, 2010 Junior Fair Swine Pork Queen: Meaghan Pagnard Market Champions – Light Weight Barrow: Lucas Wickiser, Carey Boys; Reserve: Cory Rife, Upper Sandusky FFA. more »»

Businesses give back to agriculture: Lakota FFA receives $2,500

September 16, 2010 RISINGSUN — FFA students attended the Lakota Board of Education meeting Tuesday night and came away richer for it, $2,500 richer. more »»

 
 
 

 

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