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Farm Aid 2002 heads to western Pa.

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Benefit concert will mark its 15th year at Post-Gazette Pavilion outside of Pittsburgh.

Zoar Festival honors 19th century wheat harvesting

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The Zoar Harvest Festival, Aug. 3-4, will commemorate the summer wheat harvest done by the 19th century German Zoar Separatists who founded Zoar Village in 1817.

Farm expenses rose to highest level in 2001

Thursday, July 25, 2002

USDA’s 2001 farm expenses report represents the highest level of farm expenditures on record.

What does your life say about you?

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Editor Susan Crowell gets an insider’s peak at the lives of seemingly ordinary individuals who worked quietly to accomplish some extraordinary things.

Homeland security bill hot on Hill

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The congressional wheels are working overtime in hopes of getting a Homeland Security Department bill to President Bush for his signature before the long August recess.

Ashtabula County farmer lifeflighted after accident

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Ashtabula County farmer Hugh Hamilton was lifeflighted to Cleveland Metro Hospital after driving his tractor and grain wagon into the path of a freight train.

Nematodes picking on weak soybeans

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Some Ohio soybean fields, already suffering from little or no rain, also are being attacked by soybean cyst nematode. The combination of the two stresses could impact yields.

Carroll County Fair: Muggy weather encourages livestock buyers

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The overall Carroll County Fair junior market livestock sale total hit $108,973.95, exceeding last year’s total by more than $800.

Net farm income outlook not good

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Lower livestock, crop prices to blame for weak forecast; recovery seen in 2003 with ‘safety net.’

Hiram couple pioneers organic farm

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Molly and Ted Bartlett combined their love of the outdoors with a love of food and started Silver Creek Farm, a certified organic produce farm in Hiram, Ohio.

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