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USDA keeps investigating situation with StarLink

Thursday, January 16, 2003

Washington is working to refute a Japanese report that StarLink corn was detected in a portion of a U.S. export shipment.

More than $1.75 million in loan help still available for Ohio farm families

Thursday, January 16, 2003

More than $1.75 million is still available in loan guarantee help.

Farm bill funding could be target for Congress appropriations bill cuts

Thursday, January 16, 2003

In agricultural payments, what Congress giveth, Congress can taketh away.

A lifetime with farming and horses

Thursday, January 16, 2003

A conversation with western Pa. retired farmer Frank Ramage links draft horses, history and agriculture.

Louisville tractor pull already sold out for Saturday’s finals

Thursday, January 16, 2003

Tickets went on sale to the public earlier this month for the championship tractor pull held Feb. 12-15 in conjunction with the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville. Saturday night’s final heats, however, are already sold out.

USDA names agriculture disaster areas in New York

Thursday, January 16, 2003

The USDA has designated 25 counties in New York as primary agricultural disaster areas due to excessive rain, freezing and other weather-related disasters.

Central Ohio cooperatives combine, buy SunMark

Thursday, January 9, 2003

The Ashland-based cooperative began operations under the new name Jan. 1.

Meat supplies set record in 2002; supplies should decline this year

Thursday, January 9, 2003

Total per capita meat consumption of all red meat and poultry by U.S. consumers is expected to approach 219 pounds [retail weight] during 2002, which is a new record.

Growers join in effort to make a splash in hydroponics industry

Thursday, January 9, 2003

Ohio and Michigan hydroponic growers are joining forces and form Great Lakes Hydroponic Association and Marketing Cooperative – the only association of its kind in the Midwest.

Copeland’s weather station: 2002 was warmest on record

Thursday, January 9, 2003

In 110 years of records, 2002 was the warmest recorded at the station of U.S. weather observer Edwin R. Copeland in southern Columbiana County, Ohio.

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