Saturday, November 18, 2017

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

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 to impact people’s daily lives. Bees are essential pollinators for...

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 site the other 362 days of the year? Projects. Lots and...

50th Anniversary Sale of Champions sales reach $284,000

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State Fair Sale of Champions livestock auction, held this afternoon in the WCOL Celeste Center, showcased Ohio’s premium livestock, premier Junior Fair exhibitors and generous supporters. On the sale...

Youth gardening programs for educators and others coming in fall

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Gardening is a great option for keeping your children off social media and in the outdoors. And it can teach as well as entertain. “When children grow their food in a garden,...

ODA to hold farm pesticide collection event

ALBANY, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Agriculture is sponsoring a collection for farmers wanting to get rid of unwanted pesticides on Aug. 22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Albany Independent Fairgrounds,...

Fair flu: It’s nothing to sneeze at

COLUMBUS, Ohio – If pigs could say gesundheit, you could be hearing the German blessing as you visit fairs this summer. Andrew Bowman, veterinarian with the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine at The Ohio State...

164th Ohio State Fair starts July 26

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Over the course of 163 years, it’s likely to believe that many changes have been implemented to the original Ohio State Fair. Although a few things have changed since the first...

Gallia Sheriff’s Office investigating livestock slayings

WALNUT TOWNSHIP, Gallia - Sheriff Matt Champlin states that the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting of livestock in the Walnut Township area of Gallia County. “Our office is conducting an investigation into...

Attorneys General DeWine, Morrisey lead 13 States in challenging federal mining rule

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey Tuesday led a group of 13 states in challenging the federal government’s “Stream Protection Rule." The states involved in the...

Ohio State scientists forging ‘Kinder, Gentler’ food processing

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Consumers increasingly want fresh, natural foods with wholesome, recognizable ingredients, no artificial preservatives and minimal processing. Such foods offer a “clean label,” which Food Business News identified in 2015 as Trend...

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Drugs, Money and weapons seized from Bidwell search warrant

Sheriff Matt Champlin announced the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 14101 State Route 554 near the intersection of State Route 160 in Gallia County, Wednesday afternoon, November 15, 2017. The Gallia...

Charles Leon Saunders

Charles Leon Saunders of Gallipolis, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Born on December 12, 1926, he was the son of the late Charles and Nancy Saunders.  He was proceeded in death...

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