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Dairy program calling all producers

Thursday, July 5, 2001

A July 19 program will show producers how to manage “price risk” and learn about diary options and futures markets.

Social issues influence agriculture

Thursday, July 5, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on what the farmer owes the consumer, and how consumer perceptions drive the market.

High court finds one checkoff illegal

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 25 that the mushroom checkoff is unconstitutional, saying it violates free-speech rights under the First Amendment.

Beef marketing opportunity to be detailed

Thursday, July 5, 2001

AngusGeneNet will explain how to get more for cattle by providing quality cattle of all breeds for the Branded Beef Program.

Dailey taps Buchy as assistant director

Thursday, July 5, 2001

Jim Buchy will manage the day-to-day operations of the Ohio Department of Agriculture, formulating, and shaping regulatory policy, and monitoring agricultural legislation.

Shift from forest to crops lowers temps

Thursday, July 5, 2001

New study is the first to document the link between regional climate change and a major change in temperate forest cover.

Outdoor antique show and sale scheduled at Westlake

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The Clague House Museum, built in 1876, will be the setting for the July 8 show.

Smeal cyberlaw expert slices spam legislation

Thursday, July 5, 2001

A Penn State expert on cyberlaw and privacy issues cautions Congress to move slowly with the bills currently under review o reduce the growing number of spam- or junk-e-mail.

Antique lamps to light Paducah, Ky.

Thursday, July 5, 2001

Collectors of Aladdin kerosene mantle lamps and Aladdin electric lamps hold their 29th annual convention Aug. 2-4.

Rogers Auction staying put

Thursday, July 5, 2001

The Baer family says rumors they might sell out are “absolutely false.”

Hartville farm gives easement to nature center

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Thomas and Margaret Raff Hague of Canton have donated the development rights from their 100-acre farm in Lake Township to The Wilderness Center in Wilmot, Ohio.

Chairman’s proposal turned down: Ag Committee OKs $5.5 billion aid

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Stenholm-Boehner substitute amendment squeaks by the House Agriculture Committee on a 24-23 vote.

Muskingum River navigation system named a civil engineering landmark

Thursday, June 28, 2001

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources operates and maintains the river’s 150-year-old system of 10 hand-operated locks and dams – the oldest of its kind in the country.

Edible plastics for bales? Corn zein used to make wrapping films

Thursday, June 28, 2001

An Illinois researcher has created an edible, biodegradable corn zein film that has plastic qualities and is highly water-resistant.

Time to rethink agricultural policy

Thursday, June 28, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on the fact that farmers have lost their empire and have not yet found their role.

Holstein Invitational winners released

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Grand champion female at the District II Open Invitational Holstein Show at Tiscarawas Cpimtu Fairgrounds was the 5-year-old, Shaland Integrity Mallory, sired by Robthom Integrity, and exhibited by Hycrest Farms, Floyd Casper and family, Carrollton, Ohio.

Round up some fun at Rafter M. Rodeo

Thursday, June 28, 2001

What once seemed to be the tradition of rugged Texans and cowboys of the wild west, the lure of rodeo is attracting more and more fans each year. That “cowboy way” is alive and well in Belmont County, Ohio.

Annual Ox Roast scheduled July 6-8 at Mesopotamia

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Up to 6,000 pounds of beef will be roasted eight to nine hours over hot coals for the event, which is held each year to help fund the volunteer fire department.

What qualifies as a family farm?

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Guest commentator Richard Levins, professor and extension agricultural economist at the University of Minnesota and a senior fellow with the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, writes about the critical definition of “family” farms.

Dargate Galleries: Auctioning off the auction

Thursday, June 28, 2001

Dargate Auction Galleries of Pittsburgh is going on its own auction block Sept. 7 as Larry and Carol Farley auction off their contollling interest in the gallery.

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