Saturday, February 24, 2018

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 they have entered into a definitive agreement in which Post...

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 ready to help with information to keep farm workers safe. The...

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 streets packed by thousands of visitors, you’ll see another side...

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 presented the findings of the criminal investigation to the Franklin...

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...

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Noah Dale Houck, 94

Noah Dale Houck, 94, of Gallipolis, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Arbors of Gallipolis. He was born February 15, 1924 in Gallia County, Ohio, son of the...

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