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The next few months won’t be easy

Thursday, November 14, 2002

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on the bleak outlook for milk prices and tries to find survival advice for farmers.

Whopper spud unearthed

Thursday, November 14, 2002

Ellis Hawkins of New Waterford, Ohio, uncovered a sweet potato that weighed 8 1/5 pounds.

Florida voters send message to pork producers

Thursday, November 14, 2002

The decision by Florida voters to end the use of sow gestation stalls in that state will affect the entire country.

Family offers reward in case of horse found dead

Thursday, November 14, 2002

A Portage County family hopes offering a reward of more than $6,000 will help uncover information regarding the death of their miniature horse in early November.

Winter grazing: Cut hay out of budget

Thursday, November 14, 2002

Feeding hay costs more than twice as much per pound of gain or any other economic measurement.

Last remaining California condor chick found dead

Thursday, November 7, 2002

The chick, laid and hatched in the wild, was the last of three to die since Oct. 4.

Current trends in beverages interfere with vitamins

Thursday, November 7, 2002

Current trends in beverages interfere with vitamins

Holmes Co. hosts last pasture walk of the year

Thursday, November 7, 2002

The Yoder farm features some fall seeded rye that is being grazed, as well as cornstalks and late fall hay fields.

Wayne National Forest earmarked for trail grant

Thursday, November 7, 2002

Eighteen recreational trail projects across Ohio will soon share $1,095,000 in federal grants.

MPC frustration growing among nation’s dairymen

Thursday, November 7, 2002

Not since bST have three little letters so inflamed the dairy industry as MPC. With the current depressed market for milk, producers are wondering if MPC is to blame.

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