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Area leaders/farmers discuss issues with Farm Bureau

Area farmers and government leaders brought up a number of issues they would like to see the Hardin County Farm Bureau support or continue pushing during the group’s annual policy…

OSU asking farmers for help with drainage survey

Did you receive a drainage survey in the mail from The Ohio State University? If so, have you had a chance to fill it out and send it in? Randomly…

Second in showmanship

Second in showmanship

Cam Deckling of Hardin County (second from left) placed second in the intermediate showmanship competition at the 2014 Ohio Beef Expo on March 15 in Columbus. The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association…

Youth can show dairy feeder calves at the Ohio State Fair

Youth can show dairy feeder calves at the Ohio State Fair

This year the Ohio State Fair will offer youth a new opportunity to show dairy feeder calves. All dairy feeders must be purebred Holstein, Red and White, or Brown Swiss.…

Spring plowing

Spring plowing

An Amish farmer leads eight work horses through the stubble of a corn field near Wolf Creek in southern Hardin County. The long winter is expected to give way this…

2014 Beef Princess

2014 Beef Princess

Kelli Haudenschield (left) was crowned the 2014 Hardin County Beef Princess at the annual Hardin County Cattle Producers banquet Saturday evening. With her is 2013 Queen of Beef Demi Snider.…

Variety of events set to mark National Ag Day

The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) will host National Agriculture Day on March 25. This will mark the 41st anniversary of National Ag Day which is celebrated in classrooms and…

Local leaders celebrate conservation diversity

The impact of grassroots (locally-led) conservation efforts was felt in Columbus last week as representatives from the Hardin Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) and others across the state participated…

Ridgemont FFA program support

Ridgemont FFA program support

Scott Elliott and Don Rines, both of Elliott Farms, present a check for $2,500 to the Ridgemont FFA Thursday at the school. Rines won the award from America’s Farm Grow…

Invest an Acre donation

Invest an Acre donation

Ted Griffith (left) of Powell Seeds L.L.C. presents a check for $250 to Brian Heath of the Neighborhood Opportunity Center that will be forwarded onto Monsanto where it will be…