Stories by Andrea Zippay

Watchmaker’s hands create a lifetime of work

Thursday, December 27, 2001

Mark Baker who has his own clock repair shop in Damascus says just about every person who comes into his shop has a story to shares behind the piece they bring.

Holstein industry testing for new defect

Thursday, December 13, 2001

Complex Vertebral Malformation, a genetically transmitted defect can be reduced by avoiding matings in which there are carriers on both sides of the pedigree.

Columbiana County: Charges filed in emu cruelty case

Thursday, December 13, 2001

Pennsylvania man arrived at Rogers auction with a livestock trailer containing close to 50 emus, dead, dying, and mutilated.

Pork cooperative seeks producers willing to change system

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Members can invest in the cooperative’s packing and processing plants, if built.

State agriculture department seeks ideas on specialty crop grant spending

Thursday, November 29, 2001

ODA needs help spending $800,000 in federal farm assistance.

Spotty’ harvest surprises farmers

Wednesday, November 21, 2001

Yields were all over the board this year, according to the grain merchandiser for Agland Co-op in Canfield, Ohio, whose thoughts were echoed by producers and traders from northwestern Pennsylvania and northeastern Ohio.

Wayne County voters turn down farmland preservation initiative

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Voters turned down the 10-year tax that would have raised $2.3 million annually to preserve county farmland and open space.

Operation Evergreen: Tree donations brighten holiday spirits

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Christmas tree growers from across Ohio donated nearly 100 trees this year to “Operation Evergreen,” an effort that has been sending holiday cheer to peacekeeping troops in eastern Europe for the past five years.

Chalk scare hits close to home

Thursday, November 8, 2001

It was another case of a white powder scare in the mailroom, but this time it was the “Farm and Dairy.”

Stark SWCD honors James Pastore, Patt Tercek

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Conservation awards were presented at the district’s annual meeting and banquet Nov. 1.

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