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Horse flies are after your blood!

The past few weeks horseflies have been a common problem around the county. They feed on the blood of cattle, horses, mules, hogs, dogs, deer, other warm-blooded animals, and even…

Program aims to improve Lake Erie water quality

Area farmers and landowners are encouraged to participate in a new conservation program that will help to improve water quality in Lake Erie and 5,000 miles of streams by reducing…

Three vie for two supervisor posts on Hardin SWCD Board

Three vie for two supervisor posts on Hardin SWCD Board

The Hardin Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its 66th Election of Supervisors at its Annual Meeting being held in conjunction with Customer Appreciation Day on Thursday, Aug. 21…

Evaluting damage to corn, soybeans from July 27 hail storm

Hail struck area fields in the county south of Mount Victory July 27. According to OSU corn specialist Peter Thomison (CORN 2014-25), the impact of hail damage is largely dependent…

Hail storm damaged crops in southeast part of county

The condition of crops in the Hardin County area hasn’t changed much in the past 30 days, according to reports from area farmers at the monthly Ag Council meeting on…

Annual Field Crop Day set Aug. 7 near Hoytville

Late July and early August farmers attend company and university field days to see first hand how new products, new technologies, and management practices affect a growing crop. It is…

Extension sponsoring crop walk Aug. 4

What is that bug in my vegetable garden? Why do my plants have brown spots on the leaves? Why are my tomatoes cracking after they looked good? Hardin County OSU…

Some soybeans show stress from heavy rain

OSU Extension rainfall reporters recorded an average of 5.52 inches of rain in Hardin County in June. Last year the average for June was 4.21 inches. Rainfall for June was…

Time for crops to grow

With the cool, wet spring farmers have had trouble getting their planting of corn and soybeans done in a timely manner. Up until June 25, there has been a pattern…

Crops vary from ‘super’ to ‘nothing’ because of rain

Crops vary from ‘super’ to ‘nothing’ because of rain

Hit or miss. That was the word on how crops are faring through the first two months of the growing season during a meeting this morning of the Hardin County…

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