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.
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 Mansfield reader comments on what Buckeye Egg could have done with a composting system.
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.
James Comp of Dorset explains the guidelines under which he operates his dairy farm.
A reader stresses that agriculture is no longer a profession of farmers. It is a government institution fraught with bureaucrats, lobbyists and all the mud and muck of politics.
A local pork producer take the opportunity to share a few facts about the recent settlement agreement reached between the USDA and the National Pork Producers Council.
Salem reader comments on the Columbiana County Budget Commission’s failure to respect the law.
Steve Badgett of Berlin Center, Ohio, calls for the complete dismantling of the Ohio Proficiency Test.
A letter in response to the Jan. 25 article “The British came awhile ago,” relates it to the old song, “Take this job and shove it”.
Donovan fan takes a new look at his own lawn tractors.
George Slater explains the position of the Ohio Farmers Union in support of the Nobel County visioning program.