News

  1. 2019 Pesticide and Fertilizer Recertification Program

    Nov. 14, 2018

    Farmers need to check their Pesticide License for an expiration date.  If it expires in March, 2019, you will need to attend a Pesticide Recertification Meeting before the end of March. 

  2. 2019 Farmers' Breakfast Series

    Nov. 14, 2018

    The 2019 Farmers' Breakfast Series is scheduled for January 11, February 8 and March 8 at the Der Dutchman Resturant at 445 S. Jefferson Avenue, Plain City, OH.  The buffet will be served at 8:30am and the guest speaker will begin at 9am.  Speakers for the program are:

  3. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month!

    Oct. 17, 2018

    A staggering 30.3 million people in the United States have diabetes, millions of which are undiagnosed. Diabetes is a condition where blood sugar (glucose) levels are higher than recommended for good health. Glucose is a type of sugar found in the foods we eat and is an important source of energy for the body. Sources of glucose in the diet include: breads, cereals, rice, noodles, fruits, starchy vegetables, dried beans (examples navy and pinto beans) and milk.  Insulin allows the body to use glucose for energy. Type 2 diabetes accounts for 90-95% of all diabetes.