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Tour Massillon’s historic Fourth Street

Thursday, May 8, 2003

Take a stroll down one of Massillon’s historic streets, home to entrepreneurs and bankers.

U.S., Australia to rebuild Iraq’s farm sector

Thursday, May 8, 2003

USDA envoy says oil for power is immediate agricultural need.

Weather report: Nice working weather

Thursday, May 8, 2003

Columbiana County’s U.S. weather observer, Ed Copeland, says April got off to a slow start, but the weather at month’s end had farmers off and running.

A better way to deal with cattle runoff

Thursday, May 1, 2003

USDA is testing a series of collection basins that hold feedlot runoff.

Another StarLink deadline: Payment for not growing it

Thursday, May 1, 2003

Farmers who did not raise StarLink corn in 2000 may receive payments of about $1 or $2 for each acre.

Cargill boasts 60 percent earnings rise

Thursday, May 1, 2003

Earnings more moderate in agricultural services units.

CRP sign-up begins May 5

Thursday, May 1, 2003

Farm Service Agency offices will conduct CRP sign-up May 5-30.

Exhibit gets to the root of folk art

Thursday, May 1, 2003

The Albert Krehlik collection of more than 30 wood carvings and clocks opens May 17 and runs through Sept. 21, 2003.

Get the truth on pop-up fertilizers

Thursday, May 1, 2003

Some producers have been told that plants emerge faster when fertilizer is applied close to the seed. Not so.

Guest Commentary: Negotiation is used everywhere … except in farming

Thursday, May 1, 2003

Farmers continue to ignore the market power that effective negotiation can bring them.

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