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Extreme Weather Calls For Extreme Farming

3 Dec , 2019  

Recent extreme weather events have created difficulties for many Ohio farmers. Many fields were left unplanted, and many of the fields that were planted suffered drown outs, yield losses and delayed harvests as farmers waited for crops to reach maturity. That is why the Richland County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), along with the SWCDs of Ashland, Holmes, and Wayne counties and the associated county Farm Bureaus, are working together to help farmers create a plan for these extreme weather events. Read More

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Shelby Picking Up The Pieces: Updated

15 Apr , 2019  

A confirmed tornado joined other wind events in the Shelby area late on Sunday afternoon causing damage businesses, houses, and more. On Sunday night, Fox8 was reporting that six people in Richland County have been hospitalized with storm-related injuries. According to the National Weather Service office in Cleveland, the tornado touched down shortly before 5 PM. Soon, power outages began that caused Shelby Police to ask motorists to treat traffic lights as four-way stops. Read More

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Severe Weather Safety Week Is Here; Statewide Tornado Drill Tomorrow

20 Mar , 2018  

You may not have known it, but you are in the middle of Ohio’s Severe Weather Safety Week. Our friends at Richland Public Health remind us that this is a great opportunity for homes, schools, and businesses to brush up on their knowledge of spring severe weather threats, and to test their safety plans. Read More