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Livestock producers get drought assistance

Thursday, September 26, 2002

The USDA is targeting $752 million for drought and disaster assistance for livestock producers.

Looking for profits? Farms poised to cash in at market

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Even though commodity farm production is grim, there are opportunities to continue farming and remain profitable for farmers with all types of soils and tools on hand.

First-of-a-kind stamp exhibit open at Smithsonian National Postal Museum

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Philatelic Firsts, open through Oct. 28 at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum, showcases first-of-their-kind items from the first Hawaiian stamps to the first American invert stamp error.

Top Ohio conservation farms honored

Thursday, September 26, 2002

Families from Seneca, Wayne, Morgan, Logan and Jackson counties received awards for their environmental stewardship.

Ohio receives first share of federal farmland preservation funds

Thursday, September 26, 2002

The USDA presented the Ohio Department of Agriculture with $1.6 million, the first time Ohio will receive funding through the federal Farmland Protection Program.

At the Farm Science Review: Small is BIG

Thursday, September 26, 2002

This year’s Farm Science Review, Sept. 17-19, at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London, Ohio, featured the obligatory huge combines and track tractors, but it was obvious from a stroll around the grounds, that small is big – and getting bigger.

The science of living longer, lots longer

Thursday, September 19, 2002

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on another passing year for Farm and Dairy and marvels at experiencing history through its pages.

Two meetings will be in Trumbull Co. to discuss the federal Farm Bill

Thursday, September 19, 2002

Meetings are scheduled for Sept. 23 and Oct. 2 in Trumbull County.

Corn diseases not helping drought

Thursday, September 19, 2002

Growers should be identifying which fields are suffering from diseases and marking those fields for early harvest, advises one Ohio plant pathologist.

More than chaff: Grain left behind in field impacts income, harvest losses

Thursday, September 19, 2002

A related factor farmers need to consider is whether to let the crop dry in the field or harvest it at a higher moisture level and dry it with heated air.

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