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What is the farmers’ contribution?

Thursday, June 7, 2001

In a guest commentary, R.L. Kohls ag economist from the Purdue Extension, writes about the farmer’s share of the food dollar.

USDA tilts prices for butter and powder

Thursday, June 7, 2001

The USDA announced May 31 that its Commodity Credit Corporation will increase the price it pays for butter by 19.99 cents to $0.8548 per pound, and decrease the price of nonfat dry milk by 10.32 cents to 90 cents per pound, effective immediately. The cheese prices will not change.

Ohio Light Opera announces show schedule for 2001

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The Ohio Light Opera Company returns to the College of Wooster with four first-time productions and three traditional favorites.

DDT desperately needed

Thursday, May 31, 2001

In areas where malaria was once nearly eradicated, it has returned. An Ohio letter writer makes a case for giving those nations DDT to fight mosquitoes.

Erie County Boy Scouts win Pa. Envirothon

Thursday, May 31, 2001

A team from North East High School in Erie County won the 18th annual Pennsylvania State Envirothon.

Medina County community debates riparian issue

Thursday, May 31, 2001

A Medina County community is the latest in a growing number of municipalities to wrestle with protecting its natural resources through zoned riparian setbacks.

‘The stories behind the faces

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Carnegie Museum of Art presents Portrait/Self Portrait: Prints and Drawings from the Museum’s Collections – five centuries of important works on paper.

DDT desperately needed

Thursday, May 31, 2001

In areas where malaria was once nearly eradicated, it has returned. An Ohio letter writer makes a case for giving those nations DDT to fight mosquitoes.

Organic certification funds available; 15 states eligible

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Funds to defray costs of organic certification are available to producers in 15 states.

Beyond slapping: Mosquito strategies

Thursday, May 31, 2001

While it’s hard to completely avoid being pestered by mosquitos, there are some things you can do to slap them down.

Adults say it’s ‘freaky;’ teens say it’s ‘cool’

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The beads, colored hair, and piercing are this generation’s way to be unique. Every generation has something, and every generation of adults is shocked by it. It is part of life.

EPA approves new Bt corn from Mycogen and Pioneer

Thursday, May 31, 2001

A new Bt corn plant-incorporated protectant has been conditionally registered for use until Sept. 30, 2001.

USDA still fumbling with price reporting

Thursday, May 31, 2001

On May 14, AMS discovered a technical error in the computer program for the livestock mandatory price reporting system. Livestock markets were shocked by revelations that the errors had understated prices of boxed beef since the beginning of April.

These wheels turn exceedingly slow

Thursday, May 31, 2001

It’s time for Ohio residents and officials to get serious about farmland preservation. That is, if we’re really serious about it, comments Editor Susan Crowell.

Interest in WWII is link to our roots

Thursday, May 31, 2001

The current fascination with WWII goes beyond nostalgia, to a craving for a “watershed, defining, bonding event.”

Local auctioneer earns AARE designation

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Auctioneer John Kiko joins the ranks of 237 auctioneers nationwide who have earned the Accredited Auctioneer, Real Estate designation.

Churches decline when they abandon traditional niche

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Liberal mainline churches have lost conservative members because they have abandoned that traditional membership niche they once served.

Northern Ohio wheat at risky stage

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Continued rains at flowering could put wheat at risk for head scab in most of northern Ohio.

USDA removes import restrictions for certain European Union countries

Thursday, May 31, 2001

U.S. import restrictions are being lifted for the following EU countries where no cases of foot-and-mouth disease have been reported: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain and Sweden.

Farming New Fields: Hambel digs for gold in Glouster

Thursday, May 31, 2001

Southeastern Ohio and eastern Ohio are uniquely suited for cultivating wild herbs like ginseng. At least one Athens County farmer is taking the art of “wildcrafting” herbs very seriously.

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