Riley earns Ohio Cattlemen’s Association scholarship

Riley earns Ohio Cattlemen’s Association scholarship

McKenzie Riley, of Washington C.H., was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation.Although Ohio’s cattle ...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


Solar farm decision postponed

Solar farm decision postponed

A conditional-use permit that would allow a solar farm, “Fayette Solar,” to be created in Perry Township was scheduled to be decided on du...

January 15th, 2021 |  


Record number of applications into Farmland Preservation program

In funding years 2015 and 2019, the Ohio Department of Agriculture Office of Farmland Preservation awarded allocations to local sponsors that exceeded...

January 15th, 2021 |  



Solar farm proposed for county

Solar farm proposed for county

A Fayette County Board of Appeals meeting is being held next week in reference to a company (National Grid Renewable) wanting to create a solar farm i...

January 8th, 2021 |  


Ohio NRCS announces new EQIP application deadline

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, as the deadline to submit ap...

December 15th, 2020 |  


Pasture improvement funding available in Fayette County

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is offering Pasture Improvement funding to eligible Ohio farm...

December 8th, 2020 |  


‘Southern Ohio Farm Show’ coming to a screen near you

‘Southern Ohio Farm Show’ coming to a screen near you

Ohio State University Extension offices of Brown, Clermont and Highland counties created the Southern Ohio Farm Show — a weekly television-style...

November 17th, 2020 |  


Mavis Farm now protected by easement

Mavis Farm now protected by easement

A 540-acre working grain farm in Fayette County has been permanently protected by an agricultural easement barring future development.An agricultural ...

November 5th, 2020 |  


County 2020 Plat book available for purchase

The Fayette County – OSU Extension Office, with Mapping Solutions, has announced the release of the recently-published “Fayette County Pla...

October 5th, 2020 |  


OSU Agricultural Lender seminar goes virtual for 2020

For over 30 years, OSU Extension has been providing Ohio’s agricultural lenders with professional development training. The seminar is scheduled...

October 1st, 2020 |