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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.

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.

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.

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.

The cream rises to the top

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Northwestern FFA dairy cattle evaluation team comes in fourth at Louisville.

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.

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.

Time to make your Christmas list

Thursday, November 8, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell reflects on wish lists, and asks if money were no object, what would you like to buy for your farm?

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.

Sales career can harm love life, health, even make you fat

Thursday, November 8, 2001

In a survey of 325 sales managers, nearly half said their job has harmed their marriage or relationship with a significant other, and 58 percent claimed the stresses of work had caused illness.

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.

Stark SWCD honors James Pastore, Patt Tercek

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Conservation awards were presented at the district’s annual meeting and banquet Nov. 1.

Dairy compact could help

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Ashtabula County dairy farmer cites strong support for dairy compacts in Ohio.

Chalk scare hits close to home

Thursday, November 8, 2001

It was another case of a white powder scare in the mailroom, but this time it was the “Farm and Dairy.”

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.

Dairyman-lawyer to share insight

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Don Bennink, a managing partner of North Florida Holsteins in Bell, Fla., will speak on dairy management at two luncheon meetings in Smithville and New Bremen Dec. 3 and 4.

Kiko Farms earns conservation award

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Columbiana Soil and Water Conservation District reviewed highlights from last past year during its annual meeting Nov. 1.

Dairy compact could help

Thursday, November 8, 2001

Ashtabula County dairy farmer cites strong support for dairy compacts in Ohio.

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