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Gambling away Ohio school funds

Thursday, January 17, 2002

State adds lottery monies to education fund, then subtracts for the general fund.

Heart of America Grazing Conference brings together five-state alliance

Thursday, January 17, 2002

University of Kentucky extension specialists put together program to help producers utilize more of their forage through better grazing and management techniques.

New Crawford Museum gets $500,000 federal appropriation

Thursday, January 17, 2002

Rep. Ralph Regula attaches a rider to the health, education, and social appropriations bill to assist the new Cleveland museum of transportation and industry that will open in 2004.

Ohio Farm Bureau earns AFBF award

Thursday, January 17, 2002

The Ohio Farm Bureau was one of nine state Farm Bureaus receiving Gold Star awards at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual meeting, and Ohio president Terry McClure was elected to the national board.

Public meetings scheduled

Thursday, January 17, 2002

CORTLAND, Ohio – The Pymatuning/Shenango 10-Year Watershed Action Plan, compiled over the last year, is has been completed and is ready for public review. The Penn/Ohio Watershed Association has planned two meetings, one in each state. The Ohio meeting will hold meetings from 6-8 p.m., Jan. 22 at the Kinsman Public Library. The Pennsylvania meeting […]

Pymatuning/Shenango Watershed: What starts in Ohio pollutes Pennsylvania

Thursday, January 17, 2002

A 10-year action plan has been completed for the two-state watershed, and will be presented to citizens of the five-county area at public meetings scheduled in January.

Rural landowners cautioned on conservation easements

Thursday, January 17, 2002

National Farm Bureau conference speakers urge landowners to do their homework and to consider other options.

Sign up ends Jan. 18 for crop disaster, quality loss program

Thursday, January 17, 2002

Producers are eligible for compensation from the USDA program for 2000 crop losses directly attributed to adverse weather and related conditions.

The price for history going up

Thursday, January 17, 2002

Ohio Historical Society shortens hours, raises the price of admission, and adds a charge for parking.

Tracing the rich history of national 4-H

Thursday, January 17, 2002

4-H, which began in 1902, is a combination of the efforts of people concerned about young people and its early history is an example of its cooperative nature.

AFBF declares farmers want results, not partisanship

Thursday, January 10, 2002

At a news conference opening AFBF’s 2002 annual meeting, American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman said he believes farmers and ranchers in this country don’t care who wins or loses partisan battles related to the farm bill, but are united in the fact “they want results.”

Antique show, sale to feature dealers from three states

Thursday, January 10, 2002

The annual Antiques Sale and Show at Avalon Inn and Resort will be Jan. 25-27.

Charting the peaks and troughs: Learning from recession realities

Thursday, January 10, 2002

No one was sure if there was a recession until the National Bureau of Economic Research declared that, not only is this a recession, but it started last March. But who are they?

Food-borne pathogens control through manure management

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Ohio State University and North Carolina State University researchers have received a 4-year, $2.4 million USDA grant to study zoonotic organisms in manure, and what happens to them when animal diets are changed or when manure is subjected to various waste management treatments.

Forage conference set in Pennsylvania

Thursday, January 10, 2002

The 2002 Pennsylvania Grazing and Forage Conference will be March 6-7 with Charlie Opitz, a 1,200 cow dairy grazer from Mineral Point, Wis., as featured speaker.

Greensburg inn to host antique show Jan. 18-20

Thursday, January 10, 2002

The 99th Greensburg Antiques Show will include 50 exhibitors from 9 states.

Learn about the hobby of making maple syrup

Thursday, January 10, 2002

A program on Hobby Maple Syrup Production will be held Jan. 29 in Tuscarawas County.

Mahoning 4-H observes 100th anniversary with 4-H open house

Thursday, January 10, 2002

A 4-H open house will be held Jan. 15 at the Mahoning County Extension office.

Milk support prices, annual loan rates unchanged for now

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Last fall’s ag appropriations act extends the Milk Price Support Program through May 31, 2002, at the 2001 milk support price of $9.90 per hundredweight.

NFU’s Swenson not seeking reelection

Thursday, January 10, 2002

After 14 years as president of the National Farmers Union, Leland Swenson has decided to step down.

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