The sign-up period began Oct. 1 for the USDA’s counter-cyclical program payment rates for 2002-crop wheat, feed grains.
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Farmers who purchase tractors or other equipment, livestock, or vehicles or who decide to invest in new farm buildings this year may be able to take an additional 30 percent first year depreciation deduction on their taxes for 2002.
The Toaster Collector Association will convene to buy, sell, trade and exchange ideas on toasters Oct. 11-12 in Richmond, Va.
The Navarre-Bethlehem Township Historical Society will host an antiques appraisal day Oct. 9, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The use of barley straw has become more common as an alternative method for controlling excessive algae growth.
The American Seed Trade Association has updated its database of grain handlers accepting biotech corn approved in the United States but not yet approved for import into the European Union.
Warren resident and author Larry James Gianakos will discuss becoming a book collector Oct. 12 at the Howland library.
Guggisberg Cheese Company of Charm, Ohio, squeaked into first place to win the overall grand champion cheesemaker honor for 2002.
Ohio state lab results have confirmed a total of 352 cases of West Nile virus infection in Ohio horses covering 68 counties.