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Farm market hosts quilt show, corn roast

Thursday, August 15, 2002

Maize Valley Farm Market will host a quilt show and corn roast Aug. 24-25 in the top of the century-old bank barn that houses the market in Hartville, Ohio.

McDonald’s deserves a break today

Thursday, August 15, 2002

The big rumor floating through e-mails and cattle industry gatherings is a boycott of McDonald’s for importing beef, but Editor Susan Crowell says it is a wise cattleman who ignores the rumor.

Loghurst will host dulcimer concert in Canfield

Thursday, August 15, 2002

Loghurst, the oldest remaining loghouse in northeast Ohio, will be the site of a special outdoor concert Aug. 31.

Ashtabula County buyers set new cheese, turkey sale records

Thursday, August 15, 2002

The Ashtabula County Fair junior market livestock sale totaled $152,359.81, up more than $3,000 from last year’s sale.

Lower U.S. forecast across the board

Thursday, August 15, 2002

The USDA’s August Crop Production report, which contained a surprisingly small forecast of the 2002 U.S. corn and soybean crops and a much lower estimate of the wheat crop.

Holmes County horse first in state stricken with West Nile virus

Thursday, August 15, 2002

A horse stabled on an Amish farm near Fredericksburg in Holmes County was euthanized earlier this month after lab tests confirmed the animal was infected with West Nile virus.

Northeast Ohio maple meeting set

Thursday, August 15, 2002

Maple producers are invited to a barbecue and sugar operation tour Aug. 23 in Geauga County, Ohio.

Hall-of-fame auctioneer raises the bid

Thursday, August 15, 2002

Although Wayne Patterson couldn’t have known he was destined to become an auction hall-of-famer, the western Pennsylvania auctioneer immediately had a knack for the business.

Pork checkoff rolling back, but producers asked for more

Thursday, August 15, 2002

The Ohio Pork Producers Council, along with the National Pork Producers Council, is asking for another 10 cents in place of the nickel saved when the national pork assessment gets cut this fall.

Two Ohio egg handlers pay for inspection violations

Thursday, August 8, 2002

Two Ohio egg packers were fined by USDA for substandard practices.

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