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Buying used farm machinery is risky

Thursday, December 21, 2000

If you need machinery and have some dollars to spend, there may be some tax advantages to buying before the end of the year. But beware when buying used farm equipment – don’t buy based on a new coat of paint.

Christian farm group is on a mission

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The Fellowship of Christian Farmers invites farmers for short-term work mission opportunities in 2001 to Mexico, Albania, India and Romania.

Discover a whole new world at speaker series

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Spend your Friday evenings this winter with an intriguing lineup of speakers from around the country in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s speaker series.

Gov. Taft signs bill to toughen livestock environmental regs

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The new law transfers the livestock waste permitting program from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Hog report a step in right direction

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The USDA’s new monthly hog reports will provide estimates of sow and gilt inventories, the number of sows and gilts farrowed, and the number of sows and gilts bred, in addition to monthly pig crop estimates.

I will pray for him

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Another letter writer responds to one reader’s Christian bashing.

Learn new grazing techniques

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The Eastern Ohio Grazing School will run Jan. 25, Feb. 1, 8 and 10 at the Puskarich Public Library in Cadiz, Ohio.

Modern furniture estate attracts buyers

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Furniture – mostly from a contemporary collection – soared at Dargate Auction Galleries’ early December auction.

Oak bookcase draws top bid

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The day was cold, but the bidding was hot at the Bernice Smith estate auction Dec. 9.

Ohio counties eligible for emergency farm loans

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The USDA named 16 Ohio counties as eligible for Farm Service Agency emergency farm loans because of losses caused by extreme weather conditions that occurred last summer.

Olde Stark Antique Faire kicks off 2001

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The first Olde Stark Antique Faire of the new year will be held Jan. 6-7 at the Stark County Fairgrounds, Canton, Ohio.

Pioneer stops sale of six corn hybrids

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Pioneer is postponing sales of six Pioneer brand corn hybrids that contain a combination of the YieldGard gene and LibertyLink gene.

Should cows be kept in the corn field?

Thursday, December 21, 2000

Ohio State University it watching four rows of “standing” corn. They’re being tested as a potential alternative forage crop, to extend the grazing season for cattle through the winter months.

Travel the world through new exhibit in Cincinnati

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The Passport to the World series at Cincinnati Museum Center travels around the world to bring you music, dance, food, stories and crafts in three special weekends.

Your rural motif ornament may be worth $100 prize

Thursday, December 21, 2000

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is running a special contest for the best handmade holiday ornament.

California Farm Equipment Show gets new name

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The world’s largest agriculture show will be Feb. 13-15.

Carols aren’t just for Christmastime

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The bulk of the carols have to do with nativity, so we tend to use them at Christmas time, but there are carols associated with harvest, Lent, Easter, Palm Sunday and the passing seasons.

Cold weather means ice skating at Mill Creek Park

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Skating lessons at Mill Creek MetroParks’ outdoor ice rink start Jan. 6.

Electoral college a barrier to democracy

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The emergence of partisan politics has corrupted the electoral college by exacting advance pledges from the electors.

Holiday can help teach kids about saving money

Thursday, December 14, 2000

STILLWATER, Okla. – This is the time of year when parents and grandparents may be wondering what popular new toys they should buy for their children and grandchildren. This is also a good time of year to begin teaching young children about money management. “Often children grow up with very little knowledge about the value […]

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