Bring food safety to your summer vacation

WASHINGTON — As summertime brings families and friends together for outdoor celebrations, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) wants to mak...

May 24th, 2022 |  


USDA to provide approximately $6 billion to commodity, specialty crop producers impacted by 2020-2021 natural disasters

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced that commodity and specialty crop producers impacted by natural disaster ...

May 24th, 2022 |  


USDA continues urgent actions to address infant formula shortage

WASHINGTON — As part of the federal government’s coordinated drive to end the infant formula shortage, the U.S. Department of Agriculture ...

May 24th, 2022 |  



Ohio Victory Gardens program kicks off

OHIO — It’s time once again to get your hands dirty and start growing.The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) and Ohio State University E...

May 24th, 2022 |  


Creech, Hall introduce 4-H-related bill

Creech, Hall introduce 4-H-related bill

COLUMBUS — State Representative Rodney Creech of West Alexandria and State Representative Thomas Hall of Madison Township last week introduced l...

May 13th, 2022 |  


Preble-Montgomery County Pond Clinic set

NEW PARIS — Mark your calendars for the upcoming Preble-Montgomery County Pond Clinic, to be hosted this year in Preble County.To start the even...

May 12th, 2022 |  


Avian influenza detected in backyard flock in Franklin County

REYNOLDSBURG — Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) has been detected in a backyard chicken flock in Franklin County. The positive detection...

April 7th, 2022 |  


Kimball nominated for honorary FFA State Degree

Kimball nominated for honorary FFA State Degree

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Twin Valley South FFA Alumni member James “Jimmy” Kimball was selected to receive the honorary State FFA Degree.In...

March 31st, 2022 |  


Eaton FFA group participates in tourney

Eaton FFA group participates in tourney

PREBLE COUNTY — Eaton’s MVCTC FFA JV and Varsity Ag Ball teams recently competed in the Preble Shawnee FFA Alumni Tournament and placed 4t...

March 13th, 2022 |  


TVS FFA stawberry sale under way

WEST ALEXANDRIA — Twin Valley South-MVCTC FFA members will be selling Florida-fresh strawberries Jan. 20, through Feb. 7. Srawberries are packag...

January 27th, 2022 |