Livestock Committee Minutes
Click on the links below to find the latest copies of JuniorFair Livestock Committee minutes. BEEF DAIRY DOG GOAT HORSE POULTRY RABBIT SHEEP SWINE SALE Beef Committee October 22, 2022 January 9, 2023 Dairy Committee November 15, 2022 January 17, ...
USDA Announces $45M to Support Underserved and Veteran Farmers
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GREENVILLE, OH-- Shared Harvest Foodbank, in partnership with OSU Extension, Darke County, and Darke County United Way, will return to Radiant Lighthouse to host a “drive-thru” food distribution on Wednesday, May 24 th from 4:00 p.m to 6:00 p.m. Shared H ...
May is here, planting considerations for corn and soybean
May is here, and the planting season will speed up with better weather in the coming days/weeks. According to the USDA-NASS report for the week ending 04/23/23, 6% of Ohio’s soybean and 6% of Ohio’s corn acres were planted. Relative to the 5-year average ...
2023 Skillathon Information
SKILLATHON SCHEDULE FOR 2023 Beef- Monday, July 10- 6:00pm- 8:00pm, Youth Building Fairgrounds Dairy- Saturday, July 15- 9:00am- 11:00am, Youth Building Fairgrounds Make Up: Tuesday, July 25- 7:00pm- 8:00pm, Youth Building Fairgrounds Dog- Thu ...
Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 4
Soil Temperatures and Moisture Cooler weather remained in place this past week with temperatures running 2-6°F below average. Overall, daily average soil temperatures are slightly warmer than they were last week (Figure 1). Northern locations are hovering ...
On Our Watchlist: Seedcorn Maggot and Alfalfa Weevil
There are two insect pests in particular that we’re wary of at the moment: Seedcorn maggot (in corn and soybean) and alfalfa weevil. Seedcorn maggot is most likely to be a problem in fields where cover crops or other green vegetation has been disked in, ...
Cover Crops Roundtable