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Is correct way for livestock industry to grow

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Mary Gibson of Louisville takes exception to a letter from the executive director of the Ohio Livestock Coalition published in the Nov. 19 Farm and Dairy.

Hunting and ‘managing’ wildlife is misguided

Thursday, November 29, 2001

A Cleveland reader calls for the state to assume responsibility for their misguided wildlife management policies that preserve hunting at the expense of nonhunters.

Think globally, buy locally

Thursday, November 15, 2001

If events of Sept. 11 make you nervous about the U.S. food supply, get to know a local farmer, says this letter writer.

Agriculture not to blame for antibiotic resistance

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Of all antibiotics used in the United States, only 6.1 percent are used for growth promotion in food-producing animals, so don’t blame livestock producers for antibiotic resistance.

Dairy compact could help

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Ashtabula County dairy farmer cites strong support for dairy compacts in Ohio.

One-lane bridge is unsafe

Thursday, November 8, 2001

A letter signed by 34 members of the Damascas Ruritan Club calls attention to the safety of a one-line bridge in Butler Township of Columbiana County.

Dairy compact benefits are real

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Ohio State Grange disputes Farm Bureau figures from an article in the Oct. 18 “Farm and Dairy” on dairy compacts.

Meals On Wheel needs support

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Columbiana County makes an appeal for support of United Way.

Writing to correct misunderstandings

Thursday, November 1, 2001

The executive director of the Northeast Dairy Compact Commission writes to clarify possible misunderstandings about the compact reported in Farm and Dairy.

Taft’s ethanol plan political hype

Thursday, October 25, 2001

A reader says the legislation Taft plans to support seems a token gesture rather than a plan.

U.S. EPA still controls CAFO regs

Thursday, October 18, 2001

Reader writes to emphasize that Despite all the hype from the state agriculture department on its new large animal facility permitting process, the U.S. EPA is still very much in charge of the waters of Ohio and the CAFOs impacting them.

Resolutions proposed for a solution

Thursday, October 18, 2001

A Waterford, Ohio, reader presents four resolutions/solutions to allow the United States to move forward with realistic resolution and a straight-forward solution to the devastation of terrorism.

Vandalism against farmers deserves justice

Thursday, October 18, 2001

The Mahoning County Farm Bureau.organization director writes about the attack on the Moff family dairy herd and the need to make sure such animal cruelty is not tolerated.

Composting could have helped Buckeye Egg

Thursday, September 27, 2001

A Mansfield reader comments on what Buckeye Egg could have done with a composting system.

Oh Great Government, hear our prayer

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Frank Kostecki of Salem prays to the federal government, as a taxpayer, to use public money to rebuild and to fund the war, but to take no prisoners.

Now’s the time to pump up ethanol use

Thursday, September 20, 2001

A reader urges the U.S. legislature to “wake up and begin funding more ethanol plants.”

Thanks for support

Thursday, August 30, 2001

A 4-H exhibitor thanks the buyers of her steer who showed such kindness and generosity at a past Canfield Fair.

Red Cross says thanks

Thursday, August 23, 2001

Patricia Lang of Holmes County Red Cross writes to thank those who contributed to the chapter’s annual auction.

Government intervention gets failing grade

Thursday, July 26, 2001

A reader comments on the Bush education policy that threatens new orgies of spending, legislating, centralizing, and reforming.

We are short on common sense

Thursday, June 21, 2001

Reader disputes role of legislation and regulation in effective accidental injury reduction.

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