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Let’s set the record straight

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Jeff Herrick, manager of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife District Three, responds to a Nov. 29 letter on Ohio wildlife management.

Reader supports Ohio Division of Wildlife

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Reader objects to Daniel J. Carson’s letter (Farm and Dairy, Nov. 29) asserting that hunting and “managing” wildlife is misguided.

Ohio’s wet wheat is struggling

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Northwest Ohio wheat stands have been hit the hardest by this fall’s warm, wet weather.

Moravian Christmas services at Schoenbrunn

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Traditional Moravian Christmas “lovefeast” services will be held at Schoenbrunn Village Dec. 9. at 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. in Schoenbrunn’s log meetinghouse.

Is correct way for livestock industry to grow

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Mary Gibson of Louisville takes exception to a letter from the executive director of the Ohio Livestock Coalition published in the Nov. 19 Farm and Dairy.

Is correct way for livestock industry to grow

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Mary Gibson of Louisville takes exception to a letter from the executive director of the Ohio Livestock Coalition published in the Nov. 19 Farm and Dairy.

Materialistic kids expect more gifts for Christmas

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Parents who are materialistic tend to have children who are more materialistic, and materialistic children expect parents to spend more on presents during the holiday season.

U.S. Supreme Court declines beef checkoff charge

Thursday, December 6, 2001

The high court refused to consider a charge that the beef checkoff program is unconstitutional.

Harvard study shows risk of mad cow disease in U.S. is minimal

Thursday, December 6, 2001

A landmark study by Harvard University that shows the risk of bovine spongiform encephalopathy occurring in the United States is extremely low.

Pork cooperative seeks producers willing to change system

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Members can invest in the cooperative’s packing and processing plants, if built.

Museum traces region’s medical history

Thursday, December 6, 2001

The Rose Melnick Medical Museum at Youngstown State University traces the region’s medical history through a collection of more than 10,000 artifacts.

Ohio Farm Bureau renews farm focus

Thursday, December 6, 2001

A renewed farm emphasis is the result of a long-term visioning project that polled members and nonmembers on the Ohio Farm Bureau’s core purpose.

Dairy’s bottom line rests on details

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Each dairy producer should identify factors most important to achieving his bottom line, and then breed the kind of cow that fits that structure. That’s the advice of the manager of a 3,000-cow Florida dairy.

Remains of World War II bomber crew identified

Thursday, December 6, 2001

A 10-man U.S. Army Air Corps bomber crew, missing in action from World War II, have been recovered, identified and returned to their families.

Whiskey Run Antiques store shuts its doors

Thursday, December 6, 2001

The antique gallery, which showcases fine American, Asian and European antiques from the 18th and 19th century, will close Dec. 31.

Reader supports Ohio Division of Wildlife

Thursday, December 6, 2001

Reader objects to Daniel J. Carson’s letter (Farm and Dairy, Nov. 29) asserting that hunting and “managing” wildlife is misguided.

American chestnut could be making a strong comeback

Thursday, December 6, 2001

The tree could become the proud queen of Eastern forests once again within the next decade thanks to the efforts of the American Chestnut Foundation and multiple research groups across the country.

State agriculture department seeks ideas on specialty crop grant spending

Thursday, November 29, 2001

ODA needs help spending $800,000 in federal farm assistance.

Missouri pork farms settle violations

Thursday, November 29, 2001

Two pork mega-farms agree to spend up to $50 million to clean up their acts and end legal action against them.

Historic Sebring homes open for society holiday tour

Thursday, November 29, 2001

The Dec. 8 Sebring Historical Society tour features the homes of Michael and Esther Lepsesty, Hal and Pat Kelley, and Edward and Janet Slusser.

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