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State agreement with HSUS calls for these recommendations

Thursday, July 1, 2010

— Recommendations will be made to The Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board (OLCSB) to take action on issues related to downer cattle and humane euthanasia using language consistent with the proposed ballot initiative. — The Ohio Department of Agriculture and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources will coordinate and take action on wild and dangerous […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of April 22, 2010

Thursday, July 1, 2010

LISBON, Ohio — A 4-H Day Camp camping program will be held July 13-15 at the Columbiana County Fairgrounds in Lisbon. The junior camp session is open to all campers, 4-H and non-4-H members, 6-12. Many activities are planned, including a field trip to the Carnegie Natural History Museum in Pittsburgh. There will also be […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 1, 2010

Thursday, July 1, 2010

SALEM, Ohio — The Greenford Silver Spurs 4-H club met June 24 at Buckeye Horse Park. Members discussed working the July 10-11 horse show concession stand at Buckeye Horse Park as a fundraiser. After the official meeting, Mike and Andrea Grubert taught members about polo, and let the members experience it firsthand. Anyone who would […]

Groups plan re-opening of Euclid Beach Park carousel

Thursday, July 1, 2010

CLEVELAND — Western Reserve Historical Society announces a collaborative effort with area groups and individuals to establish the historic Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel within the walls of the University Circle institution where it will be available to ride as soon as 2013. Cleveland’s Euclid Beach Park Carousel Society and Euclid Beach Park Now have […]

Proper harvesting and testing important to minimize vomitoxins in wheat

Thursday, July 1, 2010

COLUMBUS — With wheat harvest now under way in Ohio, sampling and testing for vomitoxin in head scab-infected wheat is vital to prevent further losses and avoid potential health problems in humans and livestock. Pierce Paul, an Ohio State University Extension plant pathologist and small grains specialist, said that grain elevators will likely be testing […]

Business profile: Colebrook Elevator

Thursday, July 1, 2010

ORWELL, Ohio — When you farm, you want to work with agribusinesses that know what they’re talking about. That’s why you can count of the folks at Colebrook Elevator, 8549 state Route 46 South, Orwell, Ohio. Because the owners farm 3,800 acres themselves, they know what it takes to grow crops in northern Ohio. Colebrook […]

Business profile: Seed Consultants, Inc.

Thursday, July 1, 2010

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio — Seed Consultants, Inc. started with zero sales in 1990, and has grown to more than $42 million in gross sales in 2010. Based in Washington Court House, Ohio, Seed Consultants is currently the largest independent seed company in Ohio, and third largest of all seed companies doing business in Ohio. […]

Lester C. Marrison, Ashtabula County dairyman

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Lester C. Marrison, 67, Day Road, New Lyme Twp., died June 21, 2010, at his home after recently being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

Vintage music boxes featured at auction

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

By Susan Mellish Contributing Writer LISBON, Ohio — Kiko Auctions held an auction May 29 for the June K. Ingraham estate, offering for bid a beautiful 3000-plus square-foot historical century home and its contents. While the furnishings of the home included oodles of antiques, it was the impressive music box and organettes collection which brought […]

Testing wheat for vomitoxin is crucial

Saturday, June 26, 2010

WOOSTER, Ohio — With wheat harvest now under way in Ohio, sampling and testing for vomitoxin in head scab-infected wheat is vital to prevent further losses and avoid potential health problems in humans and livestock. Pierce Paul, an Ohio State University Extension plant pathologist and small grains specialist, said that grain elevators will likely be […]

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