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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 […]

Business profile: Wall Rose Mutual Insurance Co.

Friday, June 25, 2010

ALIQUIPPA, Pa. — Farmers and homeowners who need insurance can find a trusted source in Wall Rose Mutual Insurance Co. Located at 100 Autumn St., Aliquippa, Pa., the business has been handling insurance since 1873, providing farm owner’s, farm fire, homeowner’s, mobile homeowner’s, dwelling fire and premise liability insurance. Wall Rose was founded by a […]

Business profile: American Trailers

Friday, June 25, 2010

MANNINGTON, W.Va. — American Trailers began in 2000 and has gained recognition as a trailer company for all, with a worldwide following. American Trailers is family-owned and operated with two locations, one in Mineral Wells, W.Va., and a second in Batavia, Ohio. American Trailers is the largest Featherlite dealer in the world. They are also […]

Business profile: Baird Brothers Sawmill

Friday, June 25, 2010

CANFIELD, Ohio — For 50 years, Baird Brothers Sawmill has paid attention to the little details. That’s why so many homeowners and contractors turn to Baird Brothers for true craftsmanship and quality wood products. The company, located at 7060 Crory Road, Canfield, Ohio stocks and works with more than 20 species of hardwoods, from aromatic […]

Business profile: MRE Services

Friday, June 25, 2010

BALTIC, Ohio — When your business relies on refrigeration, heating/cooling or electrical equipment, you need to keep it running around the clock. That’s why you can rely on MRE Services, 105 Dunker Road, Baltic, Ohio, to keep you going — they’re on call 24 hours a day to all their customers, whether you’ve been with […]

Business profile: Terry’s Tire Town

Friday, June 25, 2010

ALLIANCE, Ohio — Even though the business name says , it’s really not about tires — it’s about people. Customers, employees, suppliers… everyone. Family-owned and operated, Terry’s Tire Town, 2360 W. Main St., Alliance, has followed that basic philosophy ever since Terry Tolerton started the company in 1972. And that focus was the foundation for […]

Business profile: Trail Farm Supply

Friday, June 25, 2010

TRAIL, Ohio — Make a quality product and make it affordable. And since 1978, Nelson B. Weaver has been following that business philosophy at Trail Farm Supply, 3401 Twp. Road 411, Dundee. He knows what farmers need because, for 30 years, Weaver operated Trail Farm Supply from his own farm, and then expanded to a […]

New machine squeezes more profit from biomass

Friday, June 25, 2010

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The use of biomass as an alternative energy source has grown rapidly, but most biomass materials such as switchgrass or corn are bulky and therefore costly to handle, store and transport. The University of Missouri and Columbia-based Ecologic Tech are developing an innovative “tabletizer” machine to mass-produce dense biomass tablets of various […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of June 24, 2010

Thursday, June 24, 2010

BURTON, Ohio — Auburn Swine Club members met June 13 at the Ward home. Members approved the same buyers’ gifts, with a price of $4 each. Members also discussed the skillathon breakfast July 17, and club members are asked to bring bakery items or doughnuts and help set up at 8 a.m. Everyone was also […]

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