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Six inducted into state fair hall of fame

Thursday, August 1, 2002

The newest class of inductees to the Ohio State Fair Hall of Fame include E. Denslow Eversole of Baltimore; Richard Lewis of Orient; C. LaVon Shook of Columbus; Ruth Stackhouse of Wakeman; Esta Lee Strauser of Mount Vernon; and Walter M. Burns of Plain City.

Disease threatens summer shade tree

Thursday, August 1, 2002

This fungus and the disease it causes, Dutch elm disease, is one of the most devastating shade tree diseases in the United States, and the disease has not left Ohio unmarred.

Crop insurance program expands into Pennsylvania

Thursday, August 1, 2002

USDA’s Adjusted Gross Revenue crop insurance pilot program has expanded to eight counties in Pennsylvania.

New York dairy farmers plan to keep farming, expand operations in future

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The majority of dairy farm operators in all areas of New York state plan to maintain or expand their dairy herds, and are prepared to keep their land in farming through the next generation.

Reincarnation of a 134-year old barn

Thursday, July 25, 2002

An 1868 barn was dismantled near Alliance, but will be given new life as a barn-home near Wadsworth next year.

Nutrition from birth to first lambing influences productivity of the ewe

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Development of replacement ewe lambs over the summer prior to breeding has an impact on the overall productivity of the flock.

Against the grain: Consumption now tops production

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Consumption is outpacing crop production in the United States and other grain-growing nations for the first time in years.

Ohio State program comes in on tail end of sheep docking, health issue

Thursday, July 25, 2002

Producers, livestock exhibitors and youth will be introduced to optional methods of tail docking sheep during the Ohio State Fair in August.

Butler County tour shows inside look at four farms

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The 2002 Butler County Farm Tour Oct. 5 will give visitors an inside look at four diverse operations in the county.

Pioneers of Agriculture: Columbiana County Agricultural Hall of Fame

Thursday, July 25, 2002

The Columbiana County Historical Association and the Columbiana County Agricultural Society selected five individuals to induct into the Columbiana County Agricultural Hall of Fame.

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