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Ohioans fly to top rankings with homing pigeons

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

Members of the new Winesburg Homing Pigeon Club performed well in the highly competitive Buckeye Combine, winning the 350 mile Great Black Mountain One Bird Derby, flown from Black Mountain, N.C., and the 300 mile Ohio SBMF Race, flown from Elizabethtown, Ky.

Pa. Farm Bureau re-elects Donaldson president

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

Crawford County man elected to Pa. Farm Bureau board during the annual meeting, where delegates also approved policies on a wide range of issues.

Pa. FB pushes S.B. 1413

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

Pa. farmers have helped push some of the most stringent environmental safeguards in the nation, but a few township officials are imposing their own version of regulations and limitations on agriculture.

Signup for livestock program ends Dec. 13

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

Milk producers in drought-designated counties can receive a federal payment of $31.50 per head in the USDA’s Livestock Compensation Program that ends Dec. 13.

Stark Co. land trust offers grant help for landowners

Wednesday, November 27, 2002

The Stark County Land Trust is sponsoring a series of workshops to help farmers prepare applications for state farmland preservation easement grant program.

Auctioneer Richard L. Fowler died Nov. 5

Thursday, November 21, 2002

Well-known livestock auctioneer Dick Fowler passed away Nov. 5 at his home in Mount Vernon, Ohio.

Contents of home of former owner of Salem Label sell at auction

Thursday, November 21, 2002

The auction of household items from the home of the late Henry Anderson drew buyers from across the country to Salem, Ohio.

Exhibit brings old Halle’s holiday spirit back to life

Thursday, November 21, 2002

Lake Metroparks opens “Woodland Halle Days,” featuring Halle’s Seventh Floor exhibit and Winter Wonderland, Nov. 23, at the Penitentiary Glen Nature Center in Kirtland.

High retail milk prices puzzle farmers

Thursday, November 21, 2002

The unusual dairy market raises tough questions for producers and consumers.

High SCN populations reminder to manage pest now for next crop season

Thursday, November 21, 2002

If you had high egg counts this year, planting soybeans next spring, including SCN-resistant varieties, may not be a good idea.

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