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Economist: A little bit of drought a good thing

Thursday, September 19, 2002

Ag economist Carl Zulauf’s words are sure to raise some eyebrows: Droughts don’t always cause financial hardship for farmers.

Erie County 4-H’ers sell projects at livestock sale

Thursday, September 19, 2002

Phil Chase of Waterford Jubilee Foods paid $3 a pound for the grand champion market steer at the recent Erie County 4-H Livestock Sale at the Waterford Fair.

More than chaff: Grain left behind in field impacts income, harvest losses

Thursday, September 19, 2002

A related factor farmers need to consider is whether to let the crop dry in the field or harvest it at a higher moisture level and dry it with heated air.

Ohio heroes honored for their efforts

Thursday, September 19, 2002

Ohio firefighters and citizens received awards for heroism and service.

OSU Extension offers class on ornamental grasses

Thursday, September 19, 2002

Ornamental grasses can be used for ground covers, accent plants, winter interest, perennial borders, native gardens and more.

Pa. man receives maximum penalty for killing bear

Thursday, September 19, 2002

The man was ordered to pay nearly $6,000 in fines and replacement costs for killing a large black bear in April that he claimed was killed in self-defense.

Pork checkoff rate reduced by 5 cents

Thursday, September 19, 2002

The pork checkoff rate will be reduced by 5 cents – from 45 cents per $100 of value to 40 cents per $100 of value.

Two meetings will be in Trumbull Co. to discuss the federal Farm Bill

Thursday, September 19, 2002

Meetings are scheduled for Sept. 23 and Oct. 2 in Trumbull County.

U.S. EPA seeks to boost recycling

Thursday, September 19, 2002

The Bush administration has launched a new campaign to help boost recycling of materials ranging from metals to plastics to paper.

Wheat may be making a comeback

Thursday, September 19, 2002

Ohio wheat growers may be bucking the trend of several years of shrinking wheat production.

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