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June 22, 2011 Riehm Farms is to host an Innovative Farmers of Ohio tour 2-4 p.m. more »»

Record rains cause livestock concerns

June 3, 2011 COLUMBUS – As a result of heavy rains, Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Soil and Water Resources is offering limited financial assistance to qualifying livestock farmers whose manure... more »»

Farmers facing choices with wet spring

May 23, 2011 In a normal year, farmers would have at least 75 percent of their corn crop in the ground by now and be busy planting soybeans. more »»

Bailey is new farmland preservation chief

May 12, 2011 REYNOLDSBURG — Ohio Department of Agriculture Director James Zehringer has appointed Michael Bailey as executive director of the Office of Farmland Preservation. more »»

Farmers reminded to certify HEL land

April 26, 2011 The Seneca County office of the Farm Service Agency reminds producers they must continue to follow highly erodible land and wetland conservation plans on file with the local Natural Resources... more »»

Commodity loan deadline May 31

April 26, 2011 Farmers who want to request a commodity loan on corn or soybeans produced in 2010 must make a request by May 31. Seneca County’s loan rate for corn is $1.91 and for soybeans is $5.11. more »»

CRP re-enrollment deadline Aug. 1

April 26, 2011 Farmers and landowners have until Aug. 1 to contact Seneca County’s Farm Service Agency to re-enroll Continuous Signup Conservation Reserve Program contracts expiring Sept. 3. more »»

Grant approval signals beginning of water quality improvements

April 7, 2011 Two grant applications to fund water quality improvements in the Carey area were approved Wednesday by the Sandusky River Watershed Coalition Steering Committee. more »»

Sign up for farm programs

April 6, 2011 Producers must sign up for the direct and counter-cyclical program or the average crop revenue election program by June 1. When enrolling for 2011 DCP, the U.S. more »»

Animals for Life accepting grant applications

April 6, 2011 Animals for Life Foundation, which works to educate the public about the value animals bring to human life and the care humans give their animals in return, is accepting requests for proposals. more »»

Here’s looking at you, kid

March 24, 2011 Teresa Elchert (right), an owner and operator of Mae Farm, speaks to Washington Elementary School fourth-graders about her goats during Seneca County Farm Bureau’s “Our Ohio…Your Backyard” event at... more »»

Video contest to highlight agriculture

March 24, 2011 COLUMBUS – The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s Center for Food and Animal Issues is to invite Ohioans to share how food and farming touches their lives in the “My Ohio Agriculture — What’s Our... more »»

Questions about pests answered

December 10, 2010 WOOSTER – Growers, crop consultants, and other specialists in the agricultural industry looking for scientifically based, pest management research and educational information have access to a new... more »»

Farm management training in BG

December 10, 2010 BOWLING GREEN – A two-day intensive management training program for business owners and managers, specifically in the agriculturel and horticulture industries, is to be offered Monday and Tuesday at... more »»

Farm management conference

December 10, 2010 COLUMBUS – Get a competitive edge in financial and operational management aspects of the farming at the 2011 Ohio Farm Management Conference. more »»

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 »»



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