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Mid Atlantic Genetics holds Shorthorn sale

Thursday, October 4, 2001

The top selling lot was MSF Neon Lady 101, a roan January heifer calf sired by MSF Equity 43 out of Rolyn Neon Lady 5C.

Land use planning decreases cost of rural development

Thursday, October 4, 2001

The rural-urban interface has become one of Ohio’s top agricultural issues in the past six months, according to OSU agricultural economist Larry Libby.

New farm income report a mixed bag, driven by livestock sector

Thursday, October 4, 2001

The USDA’s Economic Research Service reports farm income has hit a record, but the farm component of total household income has fallen for fourth year in a row.

Looking into the future: Wayne County residents to decide on farmland preservation initiative

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Farmland preservation measures have been effective across the nation. Will Ohio’s efforts succeed? Wayne County Issue 1 comes to the voters Nov. 6.

Ohio United Methodist delegation urges restraint to congressmen

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Meeting with Sen. George Voinovich, the delegation from the East Ohio Conference delivered a message on behalf of Bishop Bruce R. Ough and his cabinet about the need “to maintain that creative tension” in finding a faithful response.

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.

Pastors’ insights from Oklahoma City bombing offer healing, hope for nation

Thursday, October 4, 2001

Six years after the Oklahoma bombing, several people are still receiving free counseling offered by the United Methodist Church’s Oklahoma Annual Conference. The conference’s Volunteers-In-Mission program is prepared to send teams to New York and Washington if they’re needed.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Heartland AgVenture unveiled in Ohio

Thursday, September 27, 2001

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

David Frew to take about 1926 Lake Erie shipwreck

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Frew will present a slide presentation on the sinking of the steamship Gerken Oct. 3 at the Trumbull County Public Library.

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.

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.

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: 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.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Conservation Farm Families recognized

Thursday, September 27, 2001

The five 2001 Ohio Conservation Farm Family Awards were presented at Farm Science Review in recognition of conservation through farming practices.

Wealth of nations relies on Jack Frost

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Economists William Masters of Purdue University and Margaret McMillan of Tufts University say frost plays two important roles in establishing the haves and the have nots of the world.

Farm animal sanctuary opens in Portage County

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary houses and rehabilitates animals that have been rescued by the Portage County Animal Protective League. Right now it is home to two horses, three ducks, three potbellied pigs, seven dogs, 10 rabbits, and 11 chickens, and is expecting 40 sheep and a 700-pound pig.

FARM SCIENCE REVIEW: Lorain County farm family wins Century Farm award

Thursday, September 27, 2001

The McConnell family of Hickory Grove Farms near Wellington, Ohio, was recognized as Ohio’s 2001 Outstanding Century Farm.

Wayne County youth donate $24,341 from 4-H livestock sale to Red Cross

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Just when you think you know these kids, they turn around and surprise you by doing something like this, said Mike Priest, past president of the board of the Wayne County Chapter of the American Red Cross and a former exhibitor in the Wayne County junior fair.

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.

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