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A cartel by any other name …

Thursday, January 3, 2002

A Huntington, Ohio, reader expresses his feelings on the idea of “dairy cartels.”

Trade authority is critical first step

Thursday, December 27, 2001

A Pennsylvania farmer commends Rep. Phil English for his vote in support of Trade Promotion Authority.

Other side of dairy policy debate

Thursday, December 20, 2001

A member of the dairy committee of Ohio Farmers Union takes exception to arguments and assumptions presented in articles on the National Dairy Trust Fund proposal.

Support means a lot

Thursday, December 13, 2001

The Moff family of Canfield writes to thank everyone who helped them through the terrible ordeal of the attack on their cattle.

Let’s set the record straight

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Jeff Herrick, manager of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife District Three, responds to a Nov. 29 letter on Ohio wildlife management.

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.

Reader supports Ohio Division of Wildlife

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Reader objects to Daniel J. Carson’s letter (Farm and Dairy, Nov. 29) asserting that hunting and “managing” wildlife is misguided.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dairy compact could help

Thursday, November 8, 2001

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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