1. Is Roundup Really Roundup?!?

    Apr. 06, 2017

    With a new product now available that's named similarly, the Roundup you select may not be the Roundup you thought it was! Here's why . . .

  2. Emerald Ash Borer

    Mar. 27, 2017

    If you have ash trees, and plan to use an insecticide treatment to prevent Emerald Ash Borer from killing them, April is the best time to apply that treatment!

  3. Level 2 Food Safety Training

    Jan. 05, 2017

    The March 2017 deadline to meet this requirement is coming fast! Don't have the time to sit through a Level 2 Food Safety Training? Can't find one near you? We have the answer!

  4. The Veterinary Feed Directive; What's it Mean for You?

    Dec. 09, 2016

    The Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) goes into effect on January 1 2017 and if you raise livestock and ever feed medically important antibiotics such as tetracycline, sulfamethazine, penicillin, neomycin or tylosin, the way you manage your animals’ health will change.

  5. Marestail: Roundup Won't Kill It!

    Jul. 06, 2016

    Marestail . . . if you frequent farm stores you've heard people talking about how hard it is to kill. If you've been to a lawn and garden store, it's the one they call, "that bushy leafed weed that Roundup doesn't kill."

  6. Bird Flu; What is it? How to avoid it?

    Jun. 22, 2016

    The United States aims to remain free from Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (bird flu). This means all poultry owners need to be on alert, and protect their birds through proper biosecurity!


    May. 27, 2016

    It is not uncommon this time of year to encounter a slithery visitor in gardens, landscapes, and backyards . . . snakes! But, few around Fairfield County are harmful, and many feed on worms, slugs, insects, and small mammals that may otherwise be eating your garden plants and flowers

  8. Zika Virus: is it a threat to Ohioans?

    May. 10, 2016

    Should we be concerned about Zika here in Fairfield County? In fact, one known vector for Zika, the Asian tiger mosquito is an established exotic mosquito pest in Ohio; it will feed on other vertebrates in addition to humans.

  9. Local Foods Guide Now Available

    Apr. 01, 2016

    Utilize this local foods guide of food growers, producers and markets and help preserve the agricultural economy of Fairfield County.

  10. Keep Stored Grain Cool and Dry

    Mar. 31, 2016

    Keeping stored grain cool is important as outdoor temperatures start to warm this spring because each 10 degrees the grain temperature increases reduces the allowable storage time by about half.