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Co-ops file suit to stop F.O. changes

Thursday, August 15, 2002

A group of four dairy co-ops and four individual dairy farmers in the Upper Midwest filed a complaint in U.S. District Court of eastern Wisconsin to stop the implementation of the amended Mideast Milk Marketing Order

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.

Single father recognized for adopting nine sons

Thursday, August 15, 2002

Since 1983, Charles Goldner, a single dad and tool and die maker, has adopted nine sons and has also been a dedicated foster parent to 14.

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.

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.

Support continues for Mercer 4-H

Thursday, August 15, 2002

For the 23rd consecutive year, northwest Pennsylvania businesses packed the Mercer County 4-H park to support Mercer area youth to the tune of $99,487.

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.

Signup for farm programs starts Oct. 1

Thursday, August 15, 2002

USDA’s Farm Service Agency signup begins Oct. 1 for the direct and counter-cyclical program for crop years 2002 and 2003.

Farm and Dairy heads to Farm Aid concert and you can go along

Thursday, August 15, 2002

Join the Farm and Dairy bus heading to the Farm Aid concert in western Pennsylvania Sept. 21.

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