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Simmons Feed and Supply sells retail business

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Witmer’s Feed and Grain has purchased the the Simmons retail feed division, and Agland Co-op bought the supply truck. The new Simmons Grain Company will focus on wholesale.

More than anyone can possibly take in

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Through the day, more than 5,000 people walked through the entrance gate on Sept. 29 and onto the grounds to find more displays, products, information and activities than they could possibly take in.

Apple butter festival slated for Historic Roscoe Village

Thursday, October 4, 2001

The 32nd annual Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival Oct. 19-21 offers fun and entertainment for all ages with a craft show, demonstrations, special appearances by Johnny Appleseed, and a variety of contests.

Composting could have helped Buckeye Egg

Thursday, September 27, 2001

A Mansfield reader comments on what Buckeye Egg could have done with a composting system.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Heartland AgVenture unveiled in Ohio

Thursday, September 27, 2001

New nonprofit venture hopes to generate ag ideas and more farm profit.

Picasso exhibition opens Oct. 28 at Cleveland Museum of Art

Thursday, September 27, 2001

The approximately 36 paintings and all of the nine drawings featured in “Picasso: The Artist’s Studio” encompass a large range of styles – realist, cubist, symbolist, surrealist, abstract and classical – and span Picasso’s lengthy career, from as early as 15 until two years before his death at age 91.

Oh Great Government, hear our prayer

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Frank Kostecki of Salem prays to the federal government, as a taxpayer, to use public money to rebuild and to fund the war, but to take no prisoners.

Guard helps rescue New York victim

Thursday, September 27, 2001

He doesn’t know her name, or who she is. He thinks she was a tourist. But the face … he will never forget the face.

Guest Commentary: It’s not back to business as usual

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Judy Olian, Dean of Penn State’s Smeal College of Business and a leading expert in strategic human resources management, comments on the leadership and strategic issues that need to be addressed in the aftermath of the terrorist acts.

Small farm equipment exhibit has big presence at Farm Science Review

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Small farm equipment exhibit has big presence at Farm Science Review

The Center for Small Farms, sponsored by “American Small Farm” magazine, made its Ohio debut at this year’s Review.

Pennsylvania’s autumn Web site up and running

Thursday, September 27, 2001

In autumn, Pennsylvania’s most popular leaf peeping resources are www.fallinpa.com and 800-FALL-IN-PA.

Timing critical to forage harvest

Thursday, September 27, 2001

A combination of in-field observation and more scientific measurements gives producers the most accurate indicator of optimal harvest date.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Taft: Ohio needs an ethanol plant

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Ohio Gov. Bob Taft, speaking at the Farm Science Review Sept. 18, pledged to push legislation that would help clear the way for a plant to be built in the Buckeye State.

Erie County, Pa. Fair: Generous buyers help 4-H fund

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Just under $4,000 was raised for the Erie County 4-H Scholarship Fund.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Hydroponically, Ohio not yet mature

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Ohio is home to 42 hydroponic greenhouses that total 19 acres of indoor floor space for vegetable production, equalling about $5 million a year in economic activity.

Antique auction features Cleveland items

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Items from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Western Reserve Historical Society of Cleveland will be offered at the Oct. 6-7 DeFina Auction annual fall antiques and fine arts sale.

Terrorist act could hurt U.S. agriculture

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Shifts in national priorities could leave the farm bill and commodity support at the bottom of the list.

Composting could have helped Buckeye Egg

Thursday, September 27, 2001

A Mansfield reader comments on what Buckeye Egg could have done with a composting system.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Ohio almost done with new CAFO regulations

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Kevin Elder, director of the new Livestock Environmental Permitting Program, reported on the progress of the Concentrated Animal Feeding Facilities rule-writing advisory committee during the Farm Science Review.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Wayne County couple named to Farm Science Review Hall of Fame

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Jim Trotter, who recently retired from the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, coordinates the field demonstrations at the annual Farm Science Review. He and his wife Norma were recognized for work since 1978.

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