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Arlington farmer growing innovative new soybeans

ARLINGTON — Hybrid cars, iPads and drones are just a few technologies developed to revolutionize various industries. Ohio farmers have adopted the same approach to innovation in their fields with…

Giant ragweed, marestail are problem weeds in some fields

Giant ragweed, marestail are problem weeds in some fields

Giant ragweed and marestail (horseweed) are problem weeds in some Hardin County soybean fields this fall. A survey of 105 Hardin County soybean fields was conducted in September to determine…

Extension reports show less rain during growing season

During the month of September, Extension volunteer rainfall reporters received an average of 3.23 inches of rain. The most rain for this month, 3.7 inches, fell in Taylor Creek Township,…

Hardin Northern FFA hosts soil judging invitational

Hardin Northern FFA hosts soil judging invitational

What can soil tell us? For FFA members, the way soil looks and feels can determine if the land is good for farming or for building houses. On Thursday, Sept.…

No Western Bean Cutworms found in Hardin County traps

No Western Bean Cutworms found in Hardin County traps

Western Bean Cutworms were not caught in Hardin County OSU Extension traps this growing season. Four bucket type traps were placed around the county starting in July and were checked…

Fair champion carcasses evaluated at annual show

Fair champion carcasses evaluated at annual show

The Hardin County Carcass Show of Champions was held Sept. 10 at Mt. Victory Meats.  A group of adults and young people were on hand to hear judge Lorraine English…

August rainfall below average in county

During the month of August, Extension volunteer rainfall reporters received an average of 1.94 inches of rain. The most rain for this month, 3.33 inches, fell in Marion Township, as…

Patriotic harvest

Patriotic harvest

Rohrs Farms adds a patriotic touch to its harvesting of corn Wednesday in the area of Ohio 195 and County Road 110, west of McGuffey.…

Hardin County Farm Bureau conducts Annual Meeting

Hardin County Farm Bureau conducts Annual Meeting

MOUNT VICTORY — Successes of the Hardin County Farm Bureau were recognized at its Annual Meeting Thursday night at the Plaza Inn, Mount Victory. One of the positives is membership,…

Conservation honor

Conservation honor

Honored as the Hardin Soil and Water Conservation District’s Conservation Partner and Cooperator of the Year were (from left) Kathy and Doug Reed, who reside north of Belle Center. The…