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A pond is not always just a pond

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Since the earliest civilizations, societies have wrestled with a love/hate relationship with the “almighty agua.” We are no exception. In countless ways, we are absolutely dependent on this magical and ever-changing substance. Water fills our cells, flows through our veins and in short, enables us to live. Yet water can also bring us severe hardship, […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 7, 2010

Thursday, October 7, 2010

WELLINGTON, Ohio — The Firelands FFA had a successful year at the Lorain Co. Fair this year. Jr. Fair board representatives included Shelby Balint, Hanna McAvoy, Robbie Pete, Gaby Sroka and Emily Teaman. Among the winners, Alex Halbert won the champion FFA poster award, Dannin Butchko had the best FFA vegetable display, and Tom Krumwiede […]

Seminars for shepherds scheduled

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

PENNSYLVANIA FURNACE, Pa. — If you currently own sheep or goats, or are considering starting a small ruminant flock or herd, plan to attend the Pa. Shepherd’s Symposium Oct. 16 and Beginning Shepherd’s Workshop Oct.17. The symposium will be held Oct. 16 at the Samuel E. Hayes, Jr. Pa. Livestock Evaluation Center, Pennsylvania Furnace, Pa. […]

Susan Eisenhower to speak at symposium

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

AKRON — Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens is hosting the Stan Hywet Symposium Nov. 13. The theme for this year is Preserving American Legacies. Workshops at this one-day event focus on how to safeguard the history and care of early 20th century properties like Stan Hywet. Famous speaker Featured keynote speaker is Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter […]

Matthew Timmins

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

NEW SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — More than 50 trucks, including a monster or two, led the procession from Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home to Glenview Cemetery in East Palestine after services were held Sept. 29, 2010, for Matthew Timmins. Timmins, 22, of New Springfield, died in an automobile accident Sept. 26, 2010. He was born Nov. 3, 1987, […]

Corn prices prevent hog producers from expanding

Saturday, October 2, 2010

URBANA — Hog producers were ready to expand this fall. That may have been appropriate when 2010 corn prices were expected to close at $3.50 in early July, but that is no longer an acceptable conclusion with expectations closer to $5, said Purdue University Extension economist Chris Hurt. “Higher corn prices will cut margins over […]

Lee E. Fetters

Friday, October 1, 2010

Lee E. Fetters, 84, a lifetime resident of New Lyme, Ohio, died Sept. 28, 2010, at Jefferson Healthcare Center. He was born Jan. 24, 1926, in New Lyme, a son of the late Wilma M. (Bebout) and Roy A. Fetters. Mr. Fetters served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Philippines and […]

AI helps with planned fall breeding, cost and conception rates comparable to natural service

Thursday, September 30, 2010

MT. VERNON, Mo. — Fall calving is becoming more popular each year in southwest Missouri, according to Eldon Cole, a livestock specialist with University of Missouri Extension. “This means females will be bred around Nov. 20 for a Sept. 1 calf. We’re only two months away from that target date,” said Cole. With such an […]

Anaerobic digester grant opportunity drawing to a close

Thursday, September 30, 2010

WOOSTER, Ohio — Farmers who want to install an anaerobic digester should act quickly to receive financial assistance. Quasar Energy Group, a Cleveland based company with projects in Wooster and throughout the state, is matching $25,000 of USDA grant money, on digester projects secured in writing by Tuesday, Oct. 5. The federal government is offering […]

Vacation with us…Rhoades

Thursday, September 30, 2010

When traveling to Topsail Beach in North Carolina, John Rhoades from Kent, Ohio, brought along his whole family as well as a copy of Farm and Dairy to enjoy on the beach. From left to right; Wendy, Sandie, John, Andrew, Annie, and Emma who is kneeling in front. Glad Farm and Dairy could add some […]


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