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Hardin SWCD seeks supervisor candidates

The Hardin Soil and Water Conservation District is seeking candidates to serve as supervisors. Any resident 18 years of age or older who resides within the county can seek election…

Corn rootworm topic at July 1 twilight tour

Do you know how to dig corn roots and look for the presence of Corn Rootworm damage? Hardin County OSU Extension will be offering a corn rootworm twilight tour on…

CTC supports research projects

COLUMBUS — Ohio State University’s annual Conservation Tillage Conference is well-known for providing research-based agronomic information for farmers that helps increase their operations’ financial bottom lines. But the two-day CTC,…

Hardin remains among top agriculture producers in Ohio

Hardin remains among top agriculture producers in Ohio

Hardin County remains one of the top agricultural producers in Ohio, according to a recent report from the United States Department of Agriculture. The USDA conducts an agricultural audit each…

Special meet of fair board

There will be a special board meeting of the Hardin County Agricultural Society at 7 p.m. Tuesday to discuss personnel, announced Bob Fish, president.…

County rainfall reporters averaged 5.72 inches

For the time period of April 15-May 31, Extension rainfall reporters recorded an average of 5.72 inches of rain in Hardin County. Last year, the average rainfall for the same…

Applicants sought for Hardin County dairy beef feeder queen contest

Applicants are being sought for the Hardin County dairy beef feeder queen contest. It is open to all girls 14 years and older (as of Jan. 1, 2014), that are…

Garmon family brings home FFA State Degree in three generations

Garmon family brings home FFA State Degree in three generations

ADA — Farming roots run deep in the Garmon family. Their dedication to agriculture has resulted in three generations of State FFA Degree winners, including the most recent recipient, Caleb,…

HN FFA recognized as a Top 10 chapter in Ohio

HN FFA recognized as a Top 10 chapter in Ohio

The Hardin Northern FFA had 22 members attend the 2014 State FFA Convention on May 1-2 in Columbus. The FFA chapter was recognized as a Top 10 Chapter and interviewed…

Rainfall slows field work

This past week farmers finally were able to get into the fields and do spring tillage work and begin planting corn. Progress was made around the county as fields eventually…