Stories by Andrea Zippay

A little planning keeps ponds afloat

Thursday, November 1, 2001

More than a backhoe and a big rain are required for building some ponds and dams in Ohio.

Rural postal workers seek more than right address; help set hunting limits

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Postal carriers twice yearly, in early April and August, count a variety of wildlife they see to help gather the data that sets bag limits for small game.

Jefferson SWCD applauds conservation award winners

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Charlie Henry was recognized as the Conservation Farmer of the Year at the Oct. we annual meeting. Distinguished service awards were also presented.

Haus Orchard and Cider Mill bears fruit of labors

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The Mahoning County farm market continues its family owned and operated flavor after nearly 50 years.

Deerfield Farms leases Kinsman facility

Thursday, October 11, 2001

Deerfield Farms Service has taken over operations at Rainbow’s End grain elevator and storage facility in Kinsman. The lease agreement went into effect in early October.

Arson blamed for more Holmes County barn fires

Thursday, October 11, 2001

Two more 100-year-old barns have been burned in the rash of barn fires that have plauged Wayne and Holmes County.

Farmer invests lifetime in trees

Thursday, October 11, 2001

Russell Garber’s commitment to caring for his trees started over half a century ago when he bought property in Green Township.he knew had “a good young woods.”

Land use planning decreases cost of rural development

Thursday, October 4, 2001

The rural-urban interface has become one of Ohio’s top agricultural issues in the past six months, according to OSU agricultural economist Larry Libby.

Looking into the future: Wayne County residents to decide on farmland preservation initiative

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Farmland preservation measures have been effective across the nation. Will Ohio’s efforts succeed? Wayne County Issue 1 comes to the voters Nov. 6.

Simmons Feed and Supply sells retail business

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Witmer’s Feed and Grain has purchased the the Simmons retail feed division, and Agland Co-op bought the supply truck. The new Simmons Grain Company will focus on wholesale.

Small farm equipment exhibit has big presence at Farm Science Review

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Small farm equipment exhibit has big presence at Farm Science Review

The Center for Small Farms, sponsored by “American Small Farm” magazine, made its Ohio debut at this year’s Review.

Farm animal sanctuary opens in Portage County

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary houses and rehabilitates animals that have been rescued by the Portage County Animal Protective League. Right now it is home to two horses, three ducks, three potbellied pigs, seven dogs, 10 rabbits, and 11 chickens, and is expecting 40 sheep and a 700-pound pig.

Stark County FB earns Golden Tractor

Thursday, September 20, 2001

Stark County Farm Bureau members received awards at the organization’s annual meeting and banquet Sept. 13 in Hartville.

Columbiana FB members call for answers

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Members at the organization’s annual meeting demanded answers from those in charge about closing the local office.

Bursting at the seams: Farm Science Review jam-packed with exhibits and demonstrations

Thursday, September 13, 2001

Displays new for the 2001 Farm Science Review, Sept. 18-20 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near New London, Ohio, will cater to niche markets.


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About Andrea

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