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Farm market hosts quilt show, corn roast

Thursday, August 15, 2002

Maize Valley Farm Market will host a quilt show and corn roast Aug. 24-25 in the top of the century-old bank barn that houses the market in Hartville, Ohio.

Loghurst will host dulcimer concert in Canfield

Thursday, August 15, 2002

Loghurst, the oldest remaining loghouse in northeast Ohio, will be the site of a special outdoor concert Aug. 31.

Lower U.S. forecast across the board

Thursday, August 15, 2002

The USDA’s August Crop Production report, which contained a surprisingly small forecast of the 2002 U.S. corn and soybean crops and a much lower estimate of the wheat crop.

Northeast Ohio maple meeting set

Thursday, August 15, 2002

Maple producers are invited to a barbecue and sugar operation tour Aug. 23 in Geauga County, Ohio.

Pork checkoff rolling back, but producers asked for more

Thursday, August 15, 2002

The Ohio Pork Producers Council, along with the National Pork Producers Council, is asking for another 10 cents in place of the nickel saved when the national pork assessment gets cut this fall.

Signup for farm programs starts Oct. 1

Thursday, August 15, 2002

USDA’s Farm Service Agency signup begins Oct. 1 for the direct and counter-cyclical program for crop years 2002 and 2003.

Single father recognized for adopting nine sons

Thursday, August 15, 2002

Since 1983, Charles Goldner, a single dad and tool and die maker, has adopted nine sons and has also been a dedicated foster parent to 14.

State honors achievements of longtime farm families

Thursday, August 15, 2002

Eight Ohio farm families will receive Ohio’s 2002 Outstanding Century Farm Awards.

Study: Genetically modified crops may pass helpful traits to weeds

Thursday, August 15, 2002

If a wild relative grows near a crop plant, chances are good that the two will crossbreed.

Wooster marks anniversary of Sept. 11 with vigil

Thursday, August 15, 2002

The College of Wooster will mark the one-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with two commemorative events.

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