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Post September 11: Does cattle industry need to worry?

Thursday, November 15, 2001

A weaker economy, a reaction to the events of Sept. 11, is less supportive to beef sales.

Wind farms’ income still up in the air

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Be careful before throwing caution – and cash – to the wind when exploring wind farm options.

Flock owners must ID sheep

Thursday, November 15, 2001

New scrapie eradication rules, which take effect Nov. 19, call for stricter identification of most breeding animals and all sheep 18 months or older. Goats are also affected.

Agriculture not to blame for antibiotic resistance

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Of all antibiotics used in the United States, only 6.1 percent are used for growth promotion in food-producing animals, so don’t blame livestock producers for antibiotic resistance.

Restored village celebrates holidays with historical twist

Thursday, November 15, 2001

The story of how holiday celebrations evolved is traced through the activities and special tours in Sauder Village in northwestern Ohio Nov. 23-24 and Nov. 30-Dec. 1.

Agriculture not to blame for antibiotic resistance

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Of all antibiotics used in the United States, only 6.1 percent are used for growth promotion in food-producing animals, so don’t blame livestock producers for antibiotic resistance.

Roscoe Village celebrates holidays old-fashioned way

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Visitors at Historic Roscoe Village will experience an old-fashioned Christmas in this restored canal town throughout December.

Several Ohio state parks offering cottage specials

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Two-night cottage stays earn free extra nights in eight Ohio state parks this winter.

Think globally, buy locally

Thursday, November 15, 2001

If events of Sept. 11 make you nervous about the U.S. food supply, get to know a local farmer, says this letter writer.

Four clues to what you’ll pay on eBay auctions

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Is there method to the madness of bidding online for an item? Yes, according to a study of eBay coin transactions.

Black raspberries do your body good

Thursday, November 15, 2001

A cup of black raspberries a day may help keep esophageal cancer at bay.

Corn leaf blight returns to Ohio

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Northern corn leaf blight, a fungal disease that can cause significant yield losses under wet weather conditions, has been found in cornfields throughout southern Ohio this season. The disease was last seen in Ohio in the early 1990s.

Ohio counties eligible for USDA emergency loans

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Thirty-six Ohio counties are eligible for USDA emergency farm loans due to losses caused by excessive rain, flooding, and army worms that occurred earlier this year.

Think globally, buy locally

Thursday, November 15, 2001

If events of Sept. 11 make you nervous about the U.S. food supply, get to know a local farmer, says this letter writer.

Ohioan shows champion in Louisville

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Carroll County Brown Swiss breeder Brian Scharver showed the grand champion Swss at this year’s North American International Livestock Exposition.

Wayne County voters turn down farmland preservation initiative

Thursday, November 15, 2001

Voters turned down the 10-year tax that would have raised $2.3 million annually to preserve county farmland and open space.

Rescue workers need special farm training

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Farmedic Training teaches fire, emergency medical, and rescue personnel to respond to farm accidents in a way that will reduce the rate of injuries and death on the farm and to themselves.

Stewart Warner radio tops auction

Thursday, November 8, 2001

From hump back trunk to printing machines, antiques sold high at Bob Wagner Oct. 28 auction.

Don’t use soy-diesel blend in your engines

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Many engine manufacturers will void the engine warranty if soy-diesel is burned in an engine.

Oldest living military pilot honored

Thursday, November 8, 2001

William R. “Bill” Crooks enlisted in the Army Signal Corps in 1917, and was sent to what would become Patterson Field in Dayton and enticed to become a war pilot. He actually couldn’t wait.

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