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Erie Co. dairy producer buying group featured at workshop Nov. 22

Thursday, November 14, 2002

Members of the Erie County Dairy Producers Group, will discuss the buying group that they formed in Erie County several years ago.

Florida voters send message to pork producers

Thursday, November 14, 2002

The decision by Florida voters to end the use of sow gestation stalls in that state will affect the entire country.

Improving corn silage yield, quality

Thursday, November 14, 2002

When it comes to silage corn, selecting an appropriate hybrid and using good management practices can translate into a big increase in milk production.

Mahoning River Consortium seeks public input on watershed plan

Thursday, November 14, 2002

There will be a forum regarding the Mahoning River watershed action plan Nov. 20 in Girard, Ohio.

Make your list and check it twice: Holiday shopping hits the shelves

Thursday, November 14, 2002

A compressed shopping season has forced retailers to get an early jump on the holidays, but the economy – not the calendar – may be the Grinch that steals Christmas 2002, says a Purdue retailing expert.

‘Manure sleuth’ will explain how to read manure for production tips

Thursday, November 14, 2002

Dairy producers can see how feed consumption, milk production and manure production are clues to a cow’s past and future health and productivity.

Microscopist to discuss plant material from Lewis and Clark

Thursday, November 14, 2002

On the eve of the 200th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark expedition, Harry A. Alden, a microscopist from the Smithsonian Center for Material Research and Education will speak as a part of the Carnegie Mellon University lecture series.

Reproductive performance can depend on stressors, cow comfort levels

Thursday, November 14, 2002

Dairymen must make a conscious effort to prevent overcrowding, frequent group changes and rough handling, which impact each cow’s ability to achieve efficient reproductive performance.

Sebring Historical Society meets, plans next meeting

Thursday, November 14, 2002

Sebring Historical Society recently held its general meeting and learned a history lesson on Sebring, Ohio, and the Civil War.

USDA sets new milk formulas for Class III, IV

Thursday, November 14, 2002

The final decision culminates a process that began with the 1996 farm bill.

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