Stories by Former Farm and Dairy Reporters

Champion hog dies morning after sale at Carroll Co. Fair

Thursday, July 24, 2003

Leann Johnson sweeps market lamb class, Trbovich cousins take steer honors.

House puts its foot down on COOL

Thursday, July 17, 2003

The House of Representatives voted to freeze funding on country-of-origin labeling.

Wildlife warrior, raccoon rehabber

Thursday, July 17, 2003

Wildlife rehabber nurses animals back to health before releasing them to the wild.

Shrimp farming practices snapping its pincers into northern Ohio

Thursday, July 10, 2003

Hiram-area farmer stocks ponds with shrimp; thought to be the northernmost shrimp farm in United States.

Plight of the blueberries: Going to the birds? Not anymore

Thursday, July 10, 2003

Conservative estimates say birds eat about 10 percent of the North American blueberry crop.

Paper dolls cross over to collectors

Thursday, July 10, 2003

Paper doll collectors are out there, but it’s an ‘unofficial’ collectible dominated by its cross-over appeal to collectors in other fields.

ODA may soon have authority over livestock permits

Thursday, July 3, 2003

Local governments would be prevented from regulating large farms if the governor signs a concentrated animal feeding facilities bill.

1920 Organics is homegrown happiness

Thursday, July 3, 2003

Sam Augusta and his fiance have turned what used to be his grandfather’s dairy in Salem into a flourishing organic farm.

Dairy farm brings, and holds, family together

Thursday, June 19, 2003

Congress Lake Farm is one of the few dairies left in Portage County, and it has lasted, succeeded and expanded only because of family involvement.

Ethanol proposal may boost farmers

Thursday, June 12, 2003

Farmers may prosper the most from a proposal to double the use of ethanol in gasoline.

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