Wednesday, October 5th, 2011
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Sustainable ag tour
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Mercer County OSU Extension educator Jim Hoorman and economic development director Jared Ebbing talk to 16 state Extension educators who visited Grand Lake on Tuesday to learn about the lake's water quality issues and its connection to livestock. The group is participating in the USDA's Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program. They also visited a Darke County hog and beef cattle farm; the Inn at Versailles, which uses homegrown organic produce; and the Jeff Rasawehr farm near Celina, which uses cover crops and no till. Participants were from New Mexico, North Carolina, Idaho, New York, Florida, Wisconsin, New Jersey and Colorado.
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Today
75°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
20%
Tonight
57°
Partly Cloudy
15%
Tomorrow
76°
Partly Sunny
11%
Tomorrow Night
58°
Partly Cloudy
10%
Independence Day
79°
Partly Sunny
10%
Saturday Night
60°
Mostly Clear
10%
Sunday
81°
Partly Sunny
10%
Sunday Night
66°
Partly Cloudy
10%
Monday
81°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
26%
Monday Night
69°
Chance Thunderstorms
33%
Tuesday
80°
Chance Thunderstorms
36%
Tuesday Night
65°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
15%
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Thursday, June 18
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Persistent rain caused flooding