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May rains hold back planting

Thursday, June 13, 2002

With below average temperatures and not a lot of sunshine, farmers didn’t have much planting time, according to U.S. weather observer Edwin R. Copeland who watches the weather from his post in southern Columbiana County.

Ohio, Pa. Small Grains Days on tap

Thursday, June 13, 2002

A statewide small grains field day will be held in northwestern Ohio, and a similar event will be held in western Pennsylvania – both on June 20.

USDA extending certain CRP hardwood contracts

Thursday, June 13, 2002

Certain Conservation Reserve Program contracts expiring this year for hardwood tree practices may be extended for one year.

USDA proposes foot-and-mouth disease indemnity regulation

Thursday, June 13, 2002

The USDA proposed to amend its regulations to give the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service authority to pay 100 percent of the costs for purchase, destruction and disposition of animals should they become affected with foot-and-mouth disease.

What are the impacts of ethanol subsidies?

Thursday, June 13, 2002

Ethanol has received tax breaks since the mid-1970s and yet still remains unable to compete economically with gasoline without tax breaks. A new study hopes to find out if subsidies help farmers and consumers alike.

Wheat woes: Ohio crop is shrinking

Thursday, June 13, 2002

Wheat production in Ohio has been in a steady decline since 1996.

Williamsburg coverlets exhibition includes collection of Pa. couple

Thursday, June 13, 2002

Colonial Williamsburg’s Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum will display an exhibition of bed coverlets from the private collection of Foster and Muriel McCarl of Beaver Falls, Pa.

Coshocton Heritage Festival June 15-16

Thursday, June 6, 2002

Roscoe Village will recreate the traditional crafts of the 1800s during the 23rd annual Heritage Craft and Olde Time Music Festival June 15 and 16.

Driving tour of Miami and Erie Canal area set

Thursday, June 6, 2002

Tour the Miami and Erie Canal from Piqua to Delphos on June 15.

Eastern Ohio Hay Day June 15

Thursday, June 6, 2002

The Southeastern Ohio Hay Day will be held June 15 at Belle Valley’s Eastern Ohio Research and Development Center.

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