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Markets uncertain what price is right

Thursday, September 12, 2002

Drought conditions impacting more than half of the contiguous United States are generating more market uncertainty than normal.

USDA tackles confusion over updating crop yields

Thursday, September 12, 2002

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Ann M. Veneman is trying to clear up some of the confusion about what information will be needed to establish updated farm yields.

Thieves hit the ‘big guys,’ too

Thursday, September 12, 2002

Protect your farm or agribusiness from being hit by anhydrous ammonia thieves.

Noble County Fair sale totals $171,948

Thursday, September 12, 2002

Noble County junior fair exhibitors wrapped up their project years Aug. 31 at the large and small animal sales at the Noble County Fair.

USDA targets $323 million for farmland and wetland conservation programs

Thursday, September 12, 2002

Ohio will receive $1.4 million for farmland preservation and $4 in wetlands protection.

Up to no good: Ohio farms tempting drug makers

Thursday, September 12, 2002

One might think a farm is the last place a drug maker and thief would hit. Not so.

Ohio ag department offers free nitrate testing of stalks

Thursday, September 12, 2002

The Ohio Department of Agriculture is offering free nitrate testing of drought-stressed cornstalks.

August weather nothing like it looked on paper

Thursday, September 12, 2002

The Columbiana county area around U.S. weather observer Ed Copeland’s station went 20 days with only 0.47 inches of rain in August, and in that period 14 days had temperatures in the 90s.

Ohio breaks ground for 4-H Center

Thursday, September 12, 2002

Ground was broken Sept. 7 on the Ohio State University campus for The Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center.

Final score is yours to determine

Thursday, September 12, 2002

This hasn’t been a good year for farming, but there are still factors that you control that dictate your farm’s profitability, reminds editor Susan Crowell in her commentary this week.

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