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Dairy producers to get payments

Thursday, November 2, 2000

New market loss assistance payments to milk producers are expected to go out within the next few months. Ag appropriations bill also expands the dairy options program.

Don’t let heavy hand of government hold back economic growth

Thursday, November 2, 2000

What is really the prime mover of today’s booming economy. One reader offers his view.

FDA to withdraw poultry drugs

Thursday, November 2, 2000

The FDA is withdrawing its approval of fluoroquinolone poultry antibiotics.

Frescoes on paper exhibit in Wooster

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Claudia Bernardi, a native of Argentina and human rights activist, will present a lecture in Wooster Nov. 9.

Inaugural ball to celebrate William McKinley’s success

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Join the celebration of the 100th anniversary of William McKinley’s second inauguration.

Letters Policy

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Everything you need to know about writing letters to the editor of Farm and Dairy.

President signs farm spending bill

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Even though he was highly critical of several key provisions, President Clinton signed a $78 billion bill to fund the USDA.

Radical overhaul not needed in U.S. grain handling system for GMOs

Thursday, November 2, 2000

The current U.S. grain handling system can satisfy the EU standards related to GMOs, says an Illinois economist.

Reader says vote no on Ohio’s Issue 1

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Nationalizing land rights is socialism purchased with taxes, says one reader about Ohio’s statewide Issue 1.

Sebring model railroad club to hold open house

Thursday, November 2, 2000

One of the largest model railroads in northeastern Ohio will be running this month during a special public open house.

Some say Issue 1 crucial for Ohio farmland preservation

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Passage of Ohio’s statewide Issue 1 would breathe life into the state’s farmland program by providing local governments with matching funds to buy farmland development rights, says one land use expert.

Tax laws allow farmers flexibility

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Tax laws allow farmers more flexibility in reporting government payments than they may think.

Victorian house sought for village at depot museum

Thursday, November 2, 2000

The Jefferson Depot in Ashtabula County, Ohio, wants to add more buildings to restored historic village.

Keeping good time means regular oil changes, for your clock and your car

Thursday, October 26, 2000

Taking care of your timepiece investment takes time.

Oil canvas yields top bid at Ewolfs auction

Thursday, October 26, 2000

The top lot of recent ewolfs sale was an Arthur Quartley oil on canvas, which sold for $16,560.

Ag easement donations offer tax advantages

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

If an agricultural easement is granted in perpetuity as a charitable gift, income tax and federal estate tax advantages usually accrue.

Buckeye Egg Farm has long history of problems

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Buckeye Egg Farm gave black eye to Ohio’s ag industry.

EPA creates final TMDL rule, but opponents win 14-month delay

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

President signs bill barring TMDL implementation two days after EPA publishes final rule.

Farmers facing more suburban pressures

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Nineteen Ohio counties, most of which are near Ohio’s major cities or in the Appalachian region, grew an estimated 10 percent or more between 1990 and 1998.

Hollister signs Ohio farmland protection bill to allow PDRs

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

New Ohio law creates the ability for local or state agencies to acquire agricultural easements for the purpose of protecting productive farmland from conversion to nonagricultural use.

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