Stories by Andrea Zippay

Croton, Ohio, farm: Ohio Fresh Eggs ordered to clean up, pleases inspector within 24 hours

Thursday, August 18, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – Ohio Fresh Eggs managers were served with an emergency order to reduce flies and fix water leaks at the farm’s Croton facilities Aug.

Another miss: Tests negative for mad cow

Thursday, August 11, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – False alarm. Tests on the cow most recently suspected to have mad cow disease have come back from the lab with negative results, according to the USDA.

Barn fan electrocutes 11-year-old

Thursday, August 11, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – A barn fan apparently electrocuted and killed 11-year-old J.R. Smith of Salem Aug. 7. Police reports say the boy’s father, Roy, called for help from the family’s home on West Middletown Road north of Salem Sunday evening shortly before 9 p.

Eminent domain hot in legislature

Thursday, August 11, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – How would you like it if the county commissioners came knocking at your door to say they were selling off your farm or home to build a new Wal-Mart? Or, if they said most of your neighborhood would be razed and a car dealership would replace the ranches and saltbox homes that had been there for years? The

USDA: Another cow may have BSE

Thursday, August 4, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – The USDA has identified another cow that may have mad cow disease.
USDA Chief Veterinarian John Clifford said his lab had received nondefinitive test results July 26 from an animal sampled as part of the voluntary enhanced BSE surveillance program.

Still no new beef complex at Lisbon

Thursday, July 28, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – There will be no new beef show barn at the Columbiana County Fairgrounds in Lisbon next week, but that doesn’t mean progress isn’t being made.

Stressed corn crop can kill livestock

Thursday, July 28, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – Although many corn fields in Ohio and Pennsylvania have benefited from scattered showers in the past weeks, other areas haven’t been as fortunate.

Hard work pays off: Ryan and Alison Bell

Thursday, July 21, 2005

CORTLAND, Ohio – Ryan Bell looks at the pile of ribbon and iridescent columns before him and wonders where he’ll put them.

Ohio farmers get tax relief in state reforms; agribusiness may feel pinch

Thursday, July 21, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – Last year was the best sales year western Ohio John Deere dealer Ray Koenig ever had. This year isn’t looking bad, either.

Trumbull Co.: Champions repeat winning ways

Thursday, July 21, 2005

CORTLAND, Ohio – Same winning names, different year.
That was the theme at the 2005 Trumbull County Junior Fair livestock exhibition and auction July 16.


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About Andrea

Former staff reporter Andrea Zippay wrote for Farm and Dairy from 2001 to 2009.