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One-lane bridge is unsafe

Thursday, November 8, 2001

A letter signed by 34 members of the Damascas Ruritan Club calls attention to the safety of a one-line bridge in Butler Township of Columbiana County.

Dairy compact benefits are real

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Ohio State Grange disputes Farm Bureau figures from an article in the Oct. 18 “Farm and Dairy” on dairy compacts.

It’s all part of being a dairy farmer

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Butler County’s Rita Kennedy spends almost half her time away from home in service to the dairy industry. But when she’s there she still milks the Four Seasons Farm herd in the tie-stall barn.

Buckeye Book Fair: Its THE place to find Ohio authors

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Book lovers, readers, and shoppers will have the opportunity to meet and talk with Ohio authors, illustrators, and photographers, and to purchase autographed copies at discounted price.

USDA proposes new rules for beef research money

Thursday, November 1, 2001

The proposal would direct more checkoff money into the qualified state beef councils in states where cattle are born and raised.

Consumers seek health in organic foods

Thursday, November 1, 2001

“Organic Shoppers May Not Be Who You Think They Are” is a new white paper from the Food Marketing Institute with findings from their consumer attitude survey.

Writing to correct misunderstandings

Thursday, November 1, 2001

The executive director of the Northeast Dairy Compact Commission writes to clarify possible misunderstandings about the compact reported in Farm and Dairy.

Dark chocolate not just a pretty taste

Thursday, November 1, 2001

A Penn State-led study has found that a diet high in flavonoid-rich cocoa powder and dark chocolate can have a beneficial effect on cholesterol.

WVU’s Marching Band to premiere original piece in honor of its centennial

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Jay Chattaway, Emmy Award-winning composer and Band alumnus, has written a special score in honor of the band’s 100th birthday that will be performed at Homecoming.

Raiders pillaging your milk check

Thursday, November 1, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on reforms necessary to stop federal order pool raiding by producers from across the country.

Dinner to celebrate General Custer’s birthday

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Steve Alexander of Monroe, Mich., a living historian who portrays Custer, will tell Custer stories at the birthday dinner Dec. 1 at the Kammeyer Opera House in Jewett.

Wayne SWCD salutes Farriss family

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Bill and Carol Farriss of Farriss Dairy Farm in Dalton received the district’s 2001 Conservation Farm Award.

When will USDA react to stop bleeding of pool dollars

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Don’t expect quick action when it comes to the federal milk marketing order rule-making process.

Ever wanted a bed and breakfast? Here’s your chance

Thursday, November 1, 2001

An OSU Extension seminar on “Establishing Your Bed and Breakfast Business,” will be held Nov. 13-14 in Marietta, Ohio.

Meals On Wheel needs support

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Columbiana County makes an appeal for support of United Way.

A little planning keeps ponds afloat

Thursday, November 1, 2001

More than a backhoe and a big rain are required for building some ponds and dams in Ohio.

Going with the wind

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Wind energy technology taking root on Pennsylvania in ridge-top pastures of Pennsylvania farms has tripled the amount of wind energy in the Eastern United States.

Writing to correct misunderstandings

Thursday, November 1, 2001

The executive director of the Northeast Dairy Compact Commission writes to clarify possible misunderstandings about the compact reported in Farm and Dairy.

Jefferson SWCD applauds conservation award winners

Thursday, November 1, 2001

Charlie Henry was recognized as the Conservation Farmer of the Year at the Oct. we annual meeting. Distinguished service awards were also presented.

Little-known shrine gives peaceful memorial scene for Ohioans lost in war

Thursday, November 1, 2001

This Veterans Day the Ohio Department of Natural Resources invites all Ohioans to rediscover the Memorial Forest Shrine, the state’s official monument to her nearly 20,000 sons and daughters killed in World War II and wars since.

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