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Multiple agencies participate in closing down alleged ‘bearbaiting’

LONG BOTTOM, Ohio - Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood reports that on Saturday, November 11, 2017, the Ohio Department of Agriculture Enforcement Division executed...

Meigs named site of Level II medical marijuana facility

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Meigs County will be the site of new medical marijuana growing facility located in Langsville, Ohio. The Ohio Department of Commerce released...

Seven fire departments respond as 450 bales burn at local dairy...

FIVE POINTS, Ohio – An early morning fire had 7 departments responding to a local dairy farm. Multiple departments were toned out just after 2...

NRCS announces EQIP deadline for local agriculture producers

POMEROY, Ohio - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced Friday, Nov. 17, as the deadline to submit applications for...

Chow Line: Fall offers more than just pumpkins

I know that autumn is a great time to buy pumpkins, but I’m not so sure what other produce is in season in the...

Rio Wildlife Society to host speaker on feral swine

RIO GRANDE, Ohio – The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Chapter of the Wildlife Society will host a presentation with...

Milkweed seed pod collection for Monarch butterflies continues

POMEROY – Soil and Water Conservation Districts throughout Ohio are once again collecting milkweed seed pods in an effort to help the Monarch butterflies. Last...

Drones the topic of annual Meigs SWCD meeting and election

POMEROY, Ohio - Drones, more formerly known as unmanned aerial vehicles, and their everyday applications, including agriculture, will be the topic of this year’s...

Bob Evans Farms sold to Post Holdings

St. Louis, Missouri and New Albany, Ohio - Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) (“Post”) and Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOBE) (“Bob Evans”) today announced that...

Keeping farm workers safe

LONDON, Ohio — Farming is considered one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States, and the 2017 Farm Science Review (FSR) is...

Check out the Gwynne Conservation Area at Farm Science Review

LONDON, Ohio — A short wagon ride away from Farm Science Review’s rows of gleaming tractors, its grounds full of hundreds of exhibitors, its...

Criminal investigation of Ohio State Fair accident concludes

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State Highway Patrol has completed the criminal investigation into the fatal ride accident that occurred on July 26, 2017. Troopers...

The buzz about bees: How these insects impact your life and...

By Christy Erickson There are thousands of different species of bees around the world, but environmental issues are threatening these insects and this may start...

Sprucing up the Farm Science Review Site

LONDON, Ohio — Farm Science Review, one of the biggest farm shows in the U.S., lasts three days. Ever wonder what happens at the...

Conservation Corner and other outdoor events slated

Stop by and visit us this week at the Conservation Corner at the Meigs County Fair. Two booths staffed by the Ohio Division of Wildlife...

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