There are several natural principles that apply to implementing good soil health. These include minimizing soil disturbance, and maximizing th…

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HICKSVILLE — After voting to cancel the Defiance County Fair on July 24 due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, the Defiance County Fair B…

Late summer and early fall are great opportunites to plant cover crops and improve soil health. Days are shorter, but with ample sunshine left…

Rainfall has been quite variable with some crops looking good while other areas still need rain. Corn yields will vary this year depending upo…

For the first time in its nearly 60-year history, The Ohio State University’s Farm Science Review, scheduled for Sept. 22 to Sept. 24, will no…

DESHLER — Recent Patrick Henry High School graduate Ryanna Tietje has been awarded a $1,500 scholarship from America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders…

Soil health is a term that everyone seems to be confused about or have their own opinion. Soil health is about three things: soil organic matt…

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COLUMBUS — The Ohio AgriBusiness Association will recognize outstanding leaders in the agribusiness industry through the OABA Industry Excelle…

With continued dry weather, spider mites are one of the main pests to remain vigilant about in field crops. They will often show up in field b…

Soils are water reservoirs for crop production. Dr. Elwyn Taylor, Iowa State University climatologist reports that 200-bushel corn needs 19-23…

LIBERTY CENTER — The Liberty Center FFA Chapter wrapped up its 2019-20 school year by having a virtual banquet to recognize its members. The c…

The Northwest Ohio Soil & Water Conservation Districts are offering a free at-home “Do-It-Yourself Jr. Conservationist” summer program. Th…

As wheat and barley harvest progresses, farmers often ask what should they do with wheat straw? Should I keep the straw on the field to build …