Stories by Andrea Zippay

Global program seeds idea of 8 billion bushel grain production cutback

Thursday, March 21, 2002

Founders say the Focus on Sabbatical program has the potential to double grain prices a year before the actual production cut.

More farmers consider composting livestock carcasses

Thursday, March 21, 2002

Farmers tend to lose more animals in a year than they realize, and the uncertainty of how to dispose of carcasses continues to burn in their minds.

Wooden replica popularity spreads like wildfire, creates jobs for disabled adults

Thursday, March 14, 2002

Family business turns into much more.

A look at the numbers: The drought stretches beyond Pennsylvania

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Nationally, January marked the fourth consecutive month with below- to much-below-normal precipitation for the Northeast region, with the October-January period ranking as the second driest such period in the 108-year record.

Pa. drought emergency dries up hope for quick recovery

Thursday, March 7, 2002

Most areas need 12 to 31 inches of rain to pull Pennsylvania out of drought in the next four months.

Borlaug offers hope for global harvest

Thursday, February 28, 2002

In an Ohio presentation, 1970 Nobel Peace Prize winner Norman Borlaug outlined his views on agriculture in the coming century.

International peace project rooted in Ohio

Thursday, February 28, 2002

Organizers of the project are still seeking donations of tractor use for the domestic unveiling.

Columbiana-Mahoning cattlemen honor Oelker

Thursday, February 21, 2002

The Columbiana-Mahoning Cattlemen’s Association showed its appreciation to Columbiana County Extension Ag Agent Ernie Oelker during the association’s recent annual meeting.

ATV lawsuit leaves homeowners, Hartville couple waiting for answers

Thursday, February 14, 2002

Residents of the Johnny Apple seed housing development have filed suit against Lo-Conn Motocross alleging the new track is a nuisance.

Meat goat show focuses on teaching essentials

Thursday, February 14, 2002

The Ohio Meat Goat Association will host a event aimed at educating exhibitors and audience what to look for when choosing project animals.

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