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Read it Again: Week of June 7, 2001.

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Each week Farm and Diary takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

Hazard A Guess: Week of June 7, 2001

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Each week “Farm and Dairy” challenges readers to identify a small tool or gadget.

The world of mother-of-pearl buttons

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about button collecting before plastic.

Dairy Excel/Dairy Channel: Farm management tip: Take a look at your farm from the neighbor’s view

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Dianne Shoemaker, northeast Ohio district dairy specialist with OSU Extension, writes that farmers get along with their neighbors when they respect their neighbors; support their community; practice good environmental stewardship; or, in a nutshell, “Love thy neighbor as thyself.”

Early summer is a critical period of cool-season grass management.

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Kick your grazing management into high gear to take control of growth

Horseman’s Council towpath ride big success

Thursday, June 7, 2001

Bill Baker of the Stark County Horseman’s Council thanks everyone who helped make the annual Ohio & Erie Towpath Trail ride a success.

Nostalgia on wheels: Classic cars

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Classic car imposters abound, particularly in sunny California. Antique columnist Roy Booth suggests how to tell the wanna-bes from the real thing.

Deersville, a devastated hot dog and dreams

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Family trips tracing the burial plots of loved ones creates lots of memories for Home Living editor Laurie Marlatt Steeb.

Hazard A Guess: Week of May 31, 2001

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Each week Farm and Dairy challenges readers to identify a small tool or gadget.

Read it Again: Week of May 31, 2001

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Each week Farm and Dary takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

DDT desperately needed

Thursday, May 31, 2001

In areas where malaria was once nearly eradicated, it has returned. An Ohio letter writer makes a case for giving those nations DDT to fight mosquitoes.

Hazard A Guess: Week of May 24, 2001

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Each week “Farm and Dairy” challenges readers to identify a small tool or gadget.

Read it Again: Week of May 24, 2001.

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Each week “Farm and Diary” takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

Round the cemetery

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Home Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes about Memorial Day and visiting the cemeteries where her family’s families are buried.

Artists provide unique look at culture

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about looking at American culture and at Native Americans through the painted picture.

Dairy Excel/Dairy Channel: People love progress but hate change

Thursday, May 24, 2001

Ernie Oelker, Columbiana County extension agent, writes about the opposition to new large-scale dairy farms in Ohio, and how local groups are doing everything they can think of to block the development of these farms, including filing lawsuits against extension agents and university researchers who have provided information and services as requested.

Hazard A Guess: Week of May 17, 2001

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Each week Farm and Dairy challenges readers to identify a small tool or gadget.

Use of drug jars eternal, art came later.

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about the evolving art of making jars and vials in which people keep their healing potions.

Bless our police

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Home Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb writes for National Police Week about a policeman she knows and admires.

Read it Again: Week of May 17, 2001.

Thursday, May 17, 2001

Each week Farm and Diary takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.

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