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Make your farm safer over the winter

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Winter is an ideal time to take steps to make a farm a safer place, including checking safety devices when storing equipment away for the season.

Don’t let holiday lights short circuit electric safety

Thursday, December 5, 2002

From icicle lights hanging down from the roof to elaborate lawn decorations, more families are decorating with holiday lights.

Protection of agricultural land

Thursday, December 5, 2002

The president of Mahoning County Farm Bureau writes that it is getting more difficult to keep the farm in the family.

Ohio, W.Va. weather observers earn awards

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Officials from The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Weather Service will present the prestigious Thomas Jefferson and John Campanius Holm awards to some of the 11,000 volunteer cooperative weather observers.

Making manure-borne pathogens stay in place

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Grass buffer strips may be a useful tool to prevent organisms from washing into surface water from farmland runoff.

National Pork Checkoff Board approves 2003 program budget

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Plans were forwarded to the USDA for final approval.

Bells scheduled to ring in Ohio’s 2003 bicentennial celebration across state

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Forty-one remaining counties will receive their personalized bronze bells.

Going back to school helps vets, herds

Thursday, December 5, 2002

The course is designed to teach and reinforce herd performance medicine to benefit all animals and cut back on unscheduled visits.

Protection of agricultural land

Thursday, December 5, 2002

The president of Mahoning County Farm Bureau writes that it is getting more difficult to keep the farm in the family.

Where in the world is the Pacific?

Thursday, December 5, 2002

Eleven percent of Americans can’t find the United States on a map. In this week’s commentary, editor Susan Crowell shares this and more startling survey data.

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