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.
Ashtabula County dairy farmer cites strong support for dairy compacts in Ohio.
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.
Ohio State Grange disputes Farm Bureau figures from an article in the Oct. 18 “Farm and Dairy” on dairy compacts.
Columbiana County makes an appeal for support of United Way.
The executive director of the Northeast Dairy Compact Commission writes to clarify possible misunderstandings about the compact reported in Farm and Dairy.
A reader says the legislation Taft plans to support seems a token gesture rather than a plan.
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.
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.
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.
A Mansfield reader comments on what Buckeye Egg could have done with a composting system.
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.
A reader urges the U.S. legislature to “wake up and begin funding more ethanol plants.”
A 4-H exhibitor thanks the buyers of her steer who showed such kindness and generosity at a past Canfield Fair.
Patricia Lang of Holmes County Red Cross writes to thank those who contributed to the chapter’s annual auction.
A reader comments on the Bush education policy that threatens new orgies of spending, legislating, centralizing, and reforming.
Reader disputes role of legislation and regulation in effective accidental injury reduction.
Bill Baker of the Stark County Horseman’s Council thanks everyone who helped make the annual Ohio & Erie Towpath Trail ride a success.
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.
The president and chief executive officer for Farm Credit Services of Mid-America writes to refute an Alan Guebert column.