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Corn and Soybean Heat Stress in Hardin County

By Jamie Hampton and Taylor Dill
Edited by Mark Badertscher,
OSU Extension, Hardin County

The 2022 crop has already seen its fair share of stress. But with the forecast of a flash drought and much higher than normal June temperatures, we will be seeing some extra stress that we may normally anticipate for later in the growing season. Nevertheless, our crops are very resilient.

Hardin County rainfall report for May 2022

By Mark Badertscher
Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator, Hardin County Extension

HARDIN COUNTY–For the period of May 1-May 31, Extension rainfall reporters recorded an average of 5.41 inches of rain in Hardin County. Last year, the average rainfall for the same time was 4.08 inches. Rainfall for May was 1.38 inches more than the ten-year average rainfall for the month.

Ada chamber snapshot for June 2022

The Ada Area Chamber of Commerce meeting on June 15 provided members with their monthly opportunity to connect and communicate what's new in the Ada business community. The program was provided by Dr. Todd Gillfillan of Family Chiropractic Center.

A sampling of announcements
The Ada Public Library and host Rhett Grant announced a great summer reading kickoff with some 350 people in attendance on June 11. See for how to register and enter to win prizes for reading.

Hardin County crop yields for 2021

By Mark Badertscher
Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, Hardin County OSU Extension

As Hardin County farmers finish planting this year’s corn and soybeans, crop yields from the 2021 growing season have been released from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service. Although these crop production numbers are based on estimates, they are used for crop insurance and government reporting purposes.

Family Chiropractic Center to provide chamber program in June

The next Ada Area Chamber of Commerce membership meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 15. It will be held at 8:00 a.m. at the Ada Public Library, 320 N. Main.

Breakfast will be provided by Liberty National Bank.

Lindsay Walden, director, and Becky Neville, board president, will updates on chamber programs including:

  • Sizzling Summer sidewalk and garage sale promotion in July
  • Made in Ada Wilson Football Festival in August
  • Harvest and Herb Festival in September

The meeting program on health and wellness will be provided by Family Chiropractic Center of Ada, which is located at 955 S Main St. 

What investors can–and can’t–control

By Ryan DeMarco, CRPC
Edward Jones Financial Advisor, 111 N. Main St., Bluffton, 567-226-4506

As an investor, you can easily feel frustrated to see short-term drops in your investment statements. But while you cannot control the market, you may find it helpful to review the factors you can control.

Many forces affect the financial markets, including geopolitical events, corporate profits and interest rate movements–forces beyond the control of most individual investors.

In any case, it’s important to focus on the things you can control, such as these: