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The Benjamin Logan FFA attended the Farm Science Review on Thursday, Sept. 19.
The students got the privilege of walking around and learning about new and old agricultural advances. The students got the chance to see the new John Deere tractor that was just released as well.
LONDON, Ohio —Even during a challenging year for farmers, the 57th annual Farm Science Review topped recent years’ visitor totals with its first-ever career fair, more than a hundred educational talks, and new technology.
This year’s late harvest boosted attendance at the farm show, which attracted 114,590 people over three days. Typically at this time of the year, many farmers are driving combines. Instead, some were eyeing brand-new combines and tractors displayed at the show, taking pictures of their children and grandchildren behind the wheel.
MOUNT VICTORY — The Hardin County Carcass Show of Champions was held Wednesday, Sept. 11 at Jenkins Meats in Mt. Victory. A group of adults and young people were on hand to hear judge and OSU Meat Judging Team Coach Jake Parkinson discuss the merits of the winning market livestock carcasses from the 2019 Hardin County Fair.
LONDON, Ohio – Whether it’s learning how to navigate new tax laws or understanding the complexities of the U.S. trade policy and its impact on agriculture, Ohio farmers likely have a lot of questions as they work through the 2019 farm crisis.
Soil health and cover crops were topics at an agricultural program on Thursday, Sept. 5 at the Logan County farm of Tom and Nancy Smith. This event was sponsored by the Logan County Land Trust in partnership with Logan and Champaign County SWCD and OSU Extension.
Not By Choice CEO Brandi Rowe stands with some of the purses to be given away during the organization's event on Sept. 21. Tickets are $40 each and are available at the NBC office at 3 N. Detroit St., Kenton.
Applications are being accepted for the 2019 Hardin County Agriculture Hall of Fame through the end of business on Oct. 15.
Above, Chris Kurt, Hardin County farmer and participant in the Blanchard River Demonstration Farm Network, is pictured with a delegation from Brazil of agricultural specialists with The Nature Conservancy (below).
The continuous rain this spring may have caused us to forget that insects are still active. Often these insects may be controlled if insecticides are applied at the correct time. One of these insects that is past that critical time for chemical control are bagworms as standard insecticides are no longer effective by late summer. Late instar bagworms can detect insecticide toxicants causing them to hasten pupation, but they do not die. However, they do stop feeding which leads to the perception they were killed.
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