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Ohio farm tour spotlights diversified agriculture

Thursday, June 20, 2002

Twenty Ohio farm operations will be highlighted in the 2002 Ohio Farm Profitability Tour series.

Dairy dream yields Trumbull Co. family farm

Thursday, June 20, 2002

Most farms are handed down from father to child. The opposite is true for Eric Campbell, who started Center Creek Dairy and then brought his father into the business.

Military brigade at Fort Laurens State Memorial

Thursday, June 20, 2002

Fort Laurens State Memorial will host its annual Encampment of the Brigade of the American Revolution, June 22-23.

An empty aisle: Heavy rainfall gives vegetable lovers little to pick

Thursday, June 20, 2002

Wet fields have prevented Ohio’s tomato and other vegetable crop producers from planting in a timely manner, which may result in reduced yields.

Death tax repeal dies in Senate

Thursday, June 20, 2002

The U.S. Senate killed an amendment that would have permanently repealed the death tax.

TB forces dairy farm quarantine in California

Thursday, June 20, 2002

Eighty-nine cows and 16 workers have tested positive for bovine tuberculosis exposure at a 3,700-cow dairy farm in Tulare, Calif.

Toad Hill Organic Farm jumps into vegetable market

Thursday, June 20, 2002

Toad Hill Organic Farm has proved to be enough to hold over the Patrick family for the last 10 years, through good and bad weather and changing consumer attitude toward organic foods.

Historic oak tree in Maryland leaves deep roots

Thursday, June 20, 2002

Since its beginning in the 1500s, the Wye oak tree saw the birth of a nation and survived countless thunderstorms, tornadoes and diseases, but was toppled by high winds June 6.

USDA streamlines conservation programs

Thursday, June 20, 2002

Farmers will save valuable time at the county level following a decision in Washington to give NRCS and FSA the flexibility to proceed locally without the formal approval of the other agency.

Sunflowers may be ‘rubber factories’

Thursday, June 20, 2002

An innovative use of sunflowers could reduce America’s dependence on imported latex, natural rubber and manufactured rubber products.

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