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Golden rule: Wheat could reclaim Ohio crop acres

Thursday, October 10, 2002

Ohio wheat growers may be bucking the trend of several years of shrinking wheat production.

USDA changes MILC program

Thursday, October 10, 2002

Milk producers participating in the Milk Income Loss Contract program are now required to make their payment-start month selection before the next month’s prices are announced to the public.

Tuscarawas County: County Fair livestock sale raises money for youth

Thursday, October 10, 2002

Employees of two area businesses will enjoy some good eating after their employers purchased champion 4-H animals recently at the Tuscarawas County Fair.

USDA revises oilseed base in farm bill

Thursday, October 10, 2002

The USDA revised how it will establish oilseed bases under the new direct and counter-cyclical program contained in the 2002 farm bill.

Hot temps, short rain plagues September

Thursday, October 10, 2002

Like August, September didn’t show on paper what kind of month it was, according to Edwin R. Copeland, U.S. weather observer, reporting from his post in southern Columbiana County.

Sheep shearing school solves severe shortage

Thursday, October 10, 2002

More than 20 flock owners learned the task of shearing sheep last week at a school sponsored by Ohio State University.

Don’t hurry to sign up for new farm program

Thursday, October 10, 2002

Waiting for the USDA to shake out the details in the new farm program could be wise strategy.

Farmers, harvest corn as soon as possible

Thursday, October 10, 2002

Potential harvest delays just compound the list of problems corn growers have been facing all season.

Interpreting our Farm Aid editorial

Thursday, October 10, 2002

Reader is disappointed that Farm and Dairy didn’t support the intent behind the Farm Aid concerts.

Farmer, conservationist both prove praiseworthy at SWCD banquet

Thursday, October 10, 2002

Portage County Soil and Water Conservation District members gathered Oct. 3 to honor the county’s conservationist of the year and to honor Richard (Dick) Wetzel’s 29-year career with the district before his retirement this winter.

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